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News / May 18, 2012

Dentists invited to charity art auction

by Guy Hiscott

An important auction of Irish art will take place next week in aid of The Chernobyl Children’s Trust and The Moses Foundation
The auction will be held on 22 May in the Ambassador Hotel, Military Hill, Cork.
• Viewing Monday 21 May – 10am to 8pm
• Viewing Tuesday 22 May – 10am to 5pm
• Prosecco reception at 6pm on Tuesday 22 May. Auction commences at 7pm
The auction features work from some of Ireland’s top artists, who are giving 50% of the proceeds of the sale to the charities.
The artists on show include Mark O’Neill, Tim Goulding, Arthur Maderson, Kenneth Webb, Roy Lyndsay, Michael Gemmell, Paul Christopher Flynn, James Horan, Jimmy Lawlor, Paddy Lennon, Paul Donaghy, Tom Climent, Eoin Turner, Charlo Quain, Lorraine Mullins, Val Byrne, Rossi Zen, Martha McFarland, George Goetz.
The auctioneers on the night, James Adams and Co, are generously donating their expertise and time.
The auction is a great opportunity to view and purchase art by Ireland’s top artists and help two amazing charities at the same time. The Chernobyl Children’s Trust works in Chernobyl-affected Belarus, and the Moses Foundation supports programmes in Uganda and Swaziland.
The event is being supported by one of Ireland’s favourite celebrity chefs, Rachel Allen, who has extended an open invite to attend.
She said: ‘It is my very great pleasure to invite you to a unique showing of hitherto unseen art.
‘Some of Ireland’s top artists have produced some amazing pieces and despite the tough economic climate, will donate half of the proceeds of their work to two very worthy charities, Chernobyl Children’s Trust and the Moses Foundation. Both of these charities work tirelessly to improve the lives of children and families, who suffer hunger and illness that is almost beyond our comprehension. By supporting this auction, you will help these charities continue their wonderful work. You will also be supporting Irish artists who continue to showcase to the world, Ireland’s amazing wealth of talent. This is also a unique opportunity to purchase valuable art at exceptionally competitive prices. I am delighted to support this special event and I appeal to you to come along and see this showcase of excellent Irish art and help two great children’s charities.’
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