by Emer Ingoldsby, Office of Public Works.

If a picture paints a thousand words – One amazing painting tells hundreds of Heritage heartwarmers.

In this video which launches to coincide with Heritage Week 2020 , Farmleigh Guides present and explore Michael Angelo Hayes’ painting in Farmleigh Library – Installation of the Prince of Wales as Knight of St. Patrick, in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in 1868.

The Artist painted himself into the painting looking back so let’s join him in doing that.

Step back through its historical web of portraits and pageantry into the lives and loves of its prominent characters, the ceremony, society and events of the day.

The first video to a series of stories about Artist & Earls, Princes and Pearls, Guinness & Swords, Ladies & Lords-a palette of painted tales from past to present.

So much more than One Knight to remember!

Watch out for further videos, stories and events about this painting.