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Mike was delighted to accept the invitation to attend the British Ambassador's Annual Garden Summer Party at his residence in Glencairn, Dublin where he sketched for the Ambassador.
Mike is looking forward to sketching at Listowel Writers' Week from May 29th to June 2nd, 2013.
Mike O'Donnell gives master classes in potraiture in Novarra, Milan, Italy from May 28th to June 1st, 2012. He looks forward to meeting Bruno, Claretta and company!
A new exhibition entitled 'The Stations of Roger Casement' opens on Saturday, February 11th at St. John's Theatre, Listowel Co. Kerry. The exhibition will move thereafter to the Four Courts, Dublin and will be unveiled by the Chief Justice.
Listen to interview with Matt Cooper on Today FM's 'Last Word' , part 3, 20 minutes in: http://audiostore.todayfm.com/player/wednesday.html
Hear interview with Gareth O'Callaghan, 4fm http://www.4fm.ie/showprofile.aspx?id=13
Interview with Anne Marie Smyth for RTE's 6 One News http://www.rte.ie/news/av/2011/0503/media-2951997.html
Exhibition of Court Art entitle 'Captured' opened by The Honourable Mr. Justice Paul Carney, MC Ms. Margaret E. Ward of www.clearink.ie, Minisiter for Arts Jimmy Deenihan addressed gathering March 2011. The distinguished Mr. John O'Donnell SC recited poetry.
Preparing for May 1st Exhibition at the Law Library 'Captured'- being opened by His Honour, Mr. Justice Paul Carney.Sunday Business Post carry a feature on my exhibition: http://www.sbpost.ie/businessoflaw/courting-sketches-once-more-55289.html
2FM's Tubridy Show with Dave Fanning interviews: http://2fm.rte.ie/blogs/tubridy/2011/03/tubridy-friday-29.html
RTE's Nationwide with Joan O'Sullivan have just filmed a feature on my work for later broadcast.
The Irish Examiner carried a nice feature on my work on March 5th.
Court Art Exhibition being held in the Law Library's Distillery Building, Wheatfield, Dublin. May 1st to May 15th. Opening Wednesday May 4th. This is entitled 'Captured'.January 2011
See TV3 Morning Show interview: http://www.tv3.ie/shows.php?request=themorningshow&tv3_preview=&video=31691- While the Exhibition of Eyes is on-going, Mike O'Donnell is now putting plans in place that will stir the Irish political world.
Interviewed by on the TV3's Morning Show by Aisling O'Loughlin and Martin King. see www.tv3.ie - Interviewed by Cian Traynor of the Irish Times http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/features/2011/0125/1224288222076.html
Interviewed on Newstalk by Sean MoncrieffSee the Exhibition of Eyes - now showing on www.courtsketcher.com- Hugh Grant features in 'The Exhibition of Eyes' - www.live95fm.ie/news - Mike O'Donnell to exhibit in The Distillery, Bar Coucil of Ireland, May 1-14th, 2011.
Some recent press (Miriam Lord, Irish Times December 2010): http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/1215/1224285581250.html (and follow-up letter) http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/letters/2010/1216/1224285654338.html