Micheál de Búrca RHA (1913 - 1985)
(Michael J. Bourke) Visionary Irish Artist
2009 Customs House Exhibition
1910 Article about the Bourkes in Castlebar, page 1.
1910 Article about the Bourkes in Castlebar, page 2.
A mischievous young Micheál, top row, on the right.
Article praising Micheál’s artistry.
Another article praising Micheál’s artistry.
Young artists article featuring Micheál de Burca.
Mayo men’s influence in the painting world.
Mayo men’s influence article page 2.
An article describing the government’s insistence on oversight of the RHA by a member of the National College of Art in return for a long standing grant payment.
Government statement regarding the RHA grant.
Another article on the RHA grant.
Art Inspector announcement article.
Acting Director announcement
The Year in Art, mentioning Micheál’s appointment to Acting Director.
Micheál de Burca’s picture taken on his appointment to Acting Director of the National College of Art.
“Thorn in the Rose” article.
College of Art increasing numbers.
Article arguing that artists are qualified.
Art touring Ireland, article 16 March 1943.
Micheál in the Three Tunn Inn, Dublin, with Sammy Suttle on the left and a friend.
In conversation with Sean Keating, President of the RHA.
RHA Exhibition first day report.
Micheál as secretary of the RHA guides Sean T. O’Kelly, President of Ireland, around an exhibition in Kildare St., Dublin.
At the same exhibit with the President.
Micheál and de Valera, as secretary of the RHA and President of the Republic respectively, perusing a painting by John F. Kelly.
Judging art in advance of the annual RHA exhibition.
Minister for Education Thomas Derrig with Micheál de Burca at an exhibition at the Grafton Galleries.
Article on a Micheál de Burca exhibition.
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