What’s your HARE like?

Irish artist Donnacha Cahill is looking for a new character for his Inquisitive Hare sculptures. Donnacha has made a name for himself over the years by creating different light hearted characters of the hare going through life, from handgliding to horse racing to scubadiving.

Now Donnacha wants to know what you think what the next hare character should be. We want you to submit your idea to us and the winning character will be developed ,designed and made for you by Donnacha. This is an amazing chance to win an original sculpture valued at 2,500 euros. This competition is open to all ages, individuals, families and groups.

The Gallery is located in the charming old Steward’s house, which dates back to the late 1800s.

The house has been brought back to life, to create a gallery of distinction set amongst the grounds of one of Ireland’s finest hotels.

Fine art paintings, sculpture, Irish craft & design are on display throughout; You can also find on the grounds surrounding the Kildare Gallery a collection of contemporary outdoor sculptures, sure to enhance any garden.

The Kildare Gallery provides an interactive space making art accessible for all to enjoy.


Jonathan Dickson
Alan Somers
John Fitzgerald
Matilda Michel
Susan Cairns
Dorte Goldammer
Ursula klinger
Cathal Manning
Dermot Brennan
Emma Stroude
Karen Wilson
Andrzej Mazur
Caitlyn Rooke

John Cullinan
Jacinta Monks
Trish Taylor Thompson
Conor Galagher
Paddy Lennon
Ester Barrett
Ailbhe Barrett
Fiona Marron
Vincent Devine
Orla Walsh
Linda Coogan Byrne
Paul Ryan
Steven Mannion Farrell

Anna Duncan
Stephanie Hess
Petr Holecek
Patrick O’Reilly
Alva Gallagher
Emer Byrne
Orla de Bri
Merce Canadell
Breda Marron
David McGlynn
Jackie Ball
Calnan & Anhoj
Ian Pollock
Carolyn Mulholland RHA
Fidelma Massey
Rafael Dela
Betty Newman Maguire
Anna Campbell
Ester Barrett
Liam Butler
Ronan Butler
Catherine Greene
Richy Quin
Monika Tomaszunas
Nicky Dolan
Caroline Bond
Clodagh Redden
Ronan Halpin
Dirk Hudson
Bob Quinn
Michele Hannan
Marie Smith
Sandro Prsa
Danius Varna
Brian Byrne
Ayelet Lalor
Ciaran Patterson

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