Pictured at the Varnishing Day in the RHA was Dr Garret Fitzgerald and Artist, Carey Clarke.

Pictured at the Varnishing Day in the RHA was Dr Garret Fitzgerald and Artist, Carey Clarke. (Picture Conor McCabe/Jason Clarke Photography.)

Last Sunday (24th May) saw the 179th Annual Prize Giving ceremony take place in the Royal Hibernian Academy, Ely Place, Dublin 2.

Pictured at the Varnishing Day in the RHA was Clare O'Rourke, Michelle Considine and John O'Rourke.

Pictured at the Varnishing Day in the RHA was Clare O'Rourke, Michelle Considine and John O'Rourke. (Picture Conor McCabe/Jason Clarke Photography)

The exhibition will run until the 25th July. The gallery is open 7 days a week. Monday – Saturday 11 – 7pm and Sunday 2 – 5pm. Admission is free