Secret Places running until August 9 in Joan Clancy Gallery in the beautiful Gaeltacht area of Ring in Co Waterford is an impressive collection of new and recent paintings from some of Ireland’s finest young and established artists.  The work of Katarzyna Gajewska, Ross Stewart, Nouchka, Maderson, Tadgh Ó Cuirrín, Blawnin Clancy, Rayleen Clancy, Dave West,  Eilis O'Toole, Marianne Cullen is sharp, exciting and evocative of a time and a secret place. Joke Buursma's textile work is a national treasure.  The price tags are sensible and affordable and the work is downright inspirational.  Joan Clancy Gallery is open daily during Secret Places from 11am to 5pm including weekends, and also by appointment