I hope this project can help to penetrate the darkness”.
34 acres of paddocks of excellent limestone soil, parkland, woodland and gardens which entirely hide the property from the outside world. Stable Yard To the south of the main house lies the former stable yard which has recently had the walls and roof restored.
Keena, an artist from Clane, Co Kildare was funded by Kildare County Council Supports for Professional Artist programme to carry out the work as part of her research into her own practice.
Her previous career as a neo-natal mid wife was the impetus for ‘The Green Room Project’ and allowed her to work with the mothers in an informed and sensitive way.
This configuration provides for maximum flexibility for modern family living or the property would lend itself to a corporate headquarters, wedding venue or boutique guest house DIRECTIONS: Less than 30 minutes' drive from Dublin and Dublin airport, Furness is a haven of peace and tranquillity situated on approximately c. The thriving town of Naas with all modern amenities is 4km from Furness.
The County Kildare countryside is dominated and characterised by both the quality of its agricultural land and its status as the home of thoroughbred Ireland. From Dublin, follow the signs for the N7 towards Naas, Cork and Limerick. At the roundabout, take the second exit for Johnstown village.
By working directly with a curator to develop the exhibition concept and select work, it was hoped the project would provide a meaningful and interactive experience for staff and they could develop a sense of ownership over the selection, placement and presentation of artworks in their hospital.