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My love of creating GAA art started with the painting of Birthright & continues to grow

GAA art has become an integral part of my life. My original painting Birthright was donated to the Brosnan family, in loving memory of Tommy Brosnan and in order to raise funds for Irish Motor Neurons Disease Association. In addition, it was also painted in honour my brother in law, Stocky O’Mahony. Both of these lovely gentlemen died from Motor Neuron Disease. Subsequently, my original oil painting of Birthright was bought by Kerry GAA through Eoin “Bomber” Liston.  It was then sold in New York to raise funds for the Centre of Excellence. From those origins, gratefully, I have received commissions from GAA fans across the world.

My GAA Origins

Although I am a native of Tipperary, I reside in beautiful county Kerry. Therefore I maintain a little neutrality in terms of the team I support! I simply support the nationwide GAA community spirit and I have seen first hand the positive benefits of GAA involvement throughout my life. I believe that the strength of GAA culture and community is indeed our Irish Birthright.

Please see below for some samples of my past GAA portraits. Some are portraits of a great players however I also love to paint some of the many great off-pitch players, who voluntarily keep our local clubs afloat. Should you wish to commission a piece of art from me,  please feel free to get in touch.

GAA Oil Paintings-Original Irish Art


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Ordered a portrait of my son for my mother's 60th birthday. Dealt with Maureen who was more than obliging and worked to my budget. Her detail and work was top class. Was a pleasure to deal with her. Highly recommend her.

Mark PowerThe Golden Boy

We would like to say a very Special Thank You to Maureen for creating such beautiful memories of our three children with absolutely fantastic Paintings , they hold centre stage in our house Maureen and are admired by all , (the kids still talk about Maureen the Artist that bought us chocolate) ❤️ I would highly recommend Maureen , her work is simply amazing .Xx

Siobhan WhytePortrait of her three children
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Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a list of some commonly asked questions.

  • Do you paint from photos ? Yes I like to take my own photos but if you have a favourite photograph of a loved one I’ll have a look at it and see if its suitable.

  • How long does a painting take ? Once I have the photos about six to eight weeks.

  • My kids won’t sit still can you paint them anyway ? Of course, I take lots of photos to make sure I get a few suitable to work with.

  • How much does it cost ? Commissioned work starts at €500. As every piece is unique prices vary depending on size detail and framing.

Maureen O’Mahony Art – It’s All About The Visual