Liam O'Neill

Liam O'Neill was born in 1954 in the Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland. Liam is a self-taught painter. Inspiration for his work stems from his native place, its people and the daily happenings and events therein.

He returned to his native West Kerry in 2002 to pursue his passion of painting his native place - having left at age 17 to follow a teaching career in Dublin. During his time in Dublin he developed his own personal style painting street scenes and Smithfield horse market with its many characters. Painting these characters he developed a portraiture style of his own. From horsemen with there animals to prominent Irish people such as W B Yeats, John B Keane and Richard Harris - all can be found in the repertoire of Liam ... READ MORE