Fergus Lyons

Fergus Lyons was born 1950, Portlaw, Co. Waterford.Now living in Keash, South Co. Sligo.

Studied Waterford Art College and National College of Art and Design, Dublin.


Public Collections :

Arts Council of Ireland Bank of Ireland
Sligo Co. Council Bord na Mona
AIB Group Northern Bank
International Investments & Underwriters, IFSC Kaiser Friedrich Quelle, Frankfurt, Germany
Commerz Bank, Frankfurt, Germany North Western Health Board
Udaras na Gaeltachta Westmeath Co. Council
Bausch & Lomb Irish Writer’s Centre
U.N. Peacekeeping Commission, Irish Army Military Base – The Curragh, Co. Kildare
Inagaki Collection, Tokyo, Japan. 4ftx7ft commission “Uisce Solas” 2009
Cromleach Lodge commission – set of 10 paintings “Nuada Airgead Lamh”

2013 Included in Boyle Civic Art Collection touring exhibition to Sitges, Barcelona, Spain

An Post Commission September 2012: On Post issued four stamps depicting Irish Myths and Legends. The stamps featuring The Children of Lir, Deirde of the Sorrows, Fionn Mac Cumhall and Cu Chulainn are based on paintings by Fergus Lyons

8 Paintings reproduced in Poetry Ireland Review 2012 including Painting from Library in Frankfurt, "Turas Connaght" & IIU Painting

Inagaki Collection, Tokyo, Japan. 2009

4ft. x 7 ft. commission Oil painting entitled “Uisce Solas”

Cromleach Lodge, Co. Sligo. 2008

Set of 10 paintings, “Nuada Airgead Lamh” redolent of work in solo exhibitions 2009 & 2010

.Bovale Collection 2003

Seven Oil paintings on canvas, on the theme of Irish mythology. Images were used for the 2003 calendar and also produced as a Limited Edition Print. Commissioned by Bovale Building Group.


United Nations Peacekeeping Commission - “U.N. Peacekeeping” Lebanon 1997-98

Commissioned by the Irish Army. Oil on canvas; 5ft. x7ft. marking 40 years of Irish Army Peacekeeping in the Lebanon. On display in the Military College,The Curragh, Co. Kildare.

“The Path of Light” 1994-97

Set of 14 paintings of Stations of the Cross, each 6ft.x 5ft.6ins, painted  for St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare.

“View from a Rocking Stone” 1992-93

Drumshambo Community Centre 8ftx12ft painting, detailing life and surroundings in the area of Lough Allen.

“Building Bridges” 1990-91

Six 38 x 50 inch paintings, showing the progress of the building of the bridge that spanned the River Shannon and Athlone by-pass. Permanently on display in the Foyer of the Athlone Civic Centre, Athlone, Co. Westmeath.

Arts Council “Turas Connacht” 1988-89 

Arts Council of Ireland Collection. Touring exhibition. Set of 14 paintings,each 3ft.x3ft. Stations of the Cross set in Irish landscape. The 14 paintings purchased by the Arts Council, have toured throughout Ireland, including the Royal Hibernian Academy Gallery , Dublin from 1990 to the present day 2010.

“Circular Perspective” 1988-89

For private client in Frankfurt, Germany. Irish landscape figurative painting covering the ceiling of a Library in Frankfurt, Germany

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Lake Isle of Inisfree

Oil on board 20x28 cms (8x11 ins) €350

She Brought The Branch

Oil on board 12x15cms (12x15cms0 €175