Work purchased by Haverty Trust for the Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin.
Contributed Madrid at Geneva, Dublin Magazine, September.
Made a series of surgical drawings of Pituitary region of the brain for medical text books.
Work purchased for Ulster Museum, Belfast, painted at 13 Merrion Row, Dublin (Paul Henry's old studio).
Set and costume designs for Dublin Drama League, Gate Theatre.
Set and costume designs for Giraudoux' Amphitryon 38, Olympia Theatre, Dublin.
The painting Spanish Shawl, Study in White rejected by R.H.A. Caused Dublin controversy.
Further painting rejected by R.H.A.
Founder-member, with Mainie Jellett and Evie Hone, of Irish Exhibition of Living Art.
Refused important portrait commission.
Designed stained glass, murals for pubs, theatre sets and costumes.
Lectured on color inter-relation to the Dublin University Experimental Science Association.
Studied Megalithic engravings by candle light at Newgrange, County Meath, Ireland.
Radio Eireann debate with Sean Keating, P.R.H.A., on contemporary painting.
Visited Mayo, Connemara, Achill and the Midlands encountering the Travelling People.
Began Traveller series of paintings.
Contemporary Art Society purchased work for The Tate Gallery, London, England.
Joined Gimpel Fils Gallery.
Visiting Teacher in Painting and Mural design at Central School of Arts & Crafts, London.
First exhibition with Gimpel Fils, London.
Joined Graham Sutherland and Stanley Spencer in designing tapestries for Edinburgh Weavers.
Began Family series of paintings.
Official donation of A Family, rejected by Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin.
Designed Eden series of tapestries.
A Family caused Dublin controversy.
Designed large mosaics for College of Further Education, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.
Engraved 'Megalithic' murals, Comprehensive School, Tulse Hill, London.
Visiting Tutor, Textile School, Royal College of Art, London.
Commissioned by Ambassador Magazine, London, toured Spain noting impressions for textile designs.
Contributed Thoughts on our Time and Jean Lurcat, Art 17, Royal College of Art, London.
Represents Ireland at the Venice Bienale, Venice, Italy. A Family awarded a major prize.
Began Presence series of paintings.
Work included in the historic exhibition Fifty Years of Modern Art, World Fair, Brussels.
Work purchased by the Tate Gallery, London.
Elected Fellow of The Society of Industrial Artists in recognition of his contribution to industrial design.
Joined the Dawson Gallery, Dublin.
Awarded Honorary Litt. D., University of Dublin.
Destroyed about forty paintings, a year's work.
Member, Irish Council of Design.
Began Ancestral Head series of paintings.
Discovery of Polynesian decorated skulls at the Musée de l'Homme, Paris, France.
Discovery of Celto-Ligurian culture of Entremont & Roquepertuse.
50th year. Retrospective exhibition, Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin.
Paintings of Celto-Ligurian Entremont.
Lithographic illustrations for Thomas Kinsella's Tain, commissioned by Liam Miller, Dolmen Press, Dublin.
First images of his father.
Commission, The Hosting of the Tain, Aubusson Tapestry, 407 x 610 cm.
Began Cuchulainn series of tapestries.
Long series of landscape watercolors, initiated by first regular visits to Beara Peninsula, West Cork, Ireland.
Commission, aquatint for Nobel Prize Portfolio, Börjeson, Malmö, Sweden.
Began series Images of W.B. Yeats.
Made Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur.
First museum exhibition in France, Louis le Brocquy, A la Recherche de W.B. Yeats. Cent Portraits Imaginaires, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.
Made seven bronze Foreheads of Lorca at Michaelucci Foundry, Montecatini, Italy.
Series: Images of James Joyce.
Lectured at University of Toronto on his paintings and its sources.
Series: Images of Lorca.
First images of Francis Bacon.
Notes on Painting and Awareness, lecture in symposium, Corps, Poésie, Peinture, Faculté des Lettres, Université de Nice, France.
Series: Images of Samuel Beckett.
Series: Images of Seamus Heaney.
Series: Images of Shakespeare.
Collotype lithographs for Eight Irish Writers, edited by Andrew Carpenter, Dublin.
Museum exhibition in the U.S.A. Louis le Brocquy and the Celtic Head Image, New York State Museum, Albany.
International group of artists form Artists against Apartheid. Contributed Image of Nelson Mandela.
First images of Picasso.
Embarks on Procession series.
Lithographs for James Joyce's Dubliners, Dolmen Press, Dublin.
Lithographs for Samuel Beckett's valedictory book, Stirrings Still, Blue Moon Books, New York; John Calder, London.
Set and costume designs for Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett, Dir. Walter Azmus, Gate Theatre, Dublin.
Awarded Honorary Ll. D., University College, Dublin.
Illustration the poem Da tagte es by Samuel Beckett, The Great Book of Ireland.
Retrospective in Japan, Louis le Brocquy, Images Single and Multiple, 1957-1990, Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura.
Elected Saoi, Aosdana.
80th year. Retrospective exhibition, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
Series: Human Images.
Waiting for Godot, Gate Theatre production played at the Lincoln Center, New York.
Made Officier des Arts et des Lettres.
First artist to receive the IMMA/Glen Dimplex Lifetime Achievement Award for a sustained contribution to the arts in Ireland, conferred by President Mary Robinson.
Hon. D. Ph., Dublin City University.
Record sale of painting at auction, marking him as the fourth artists in these islands, with Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud and David Hockney to break the ₤1m barrier in their lifetime.
Inverted series, Aubusson tapestries from 1948-52, Atelier René Duché.
The Táin series, Aubusson tapestries, Atelier René Duché.
Made Officier of the Belgian Ordre de la Couronne.
A Family, acquired by National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, making him the first living artist to be included in the Permanent Irish Collection of the NGI.
Awarded Hon. D. Univ., Queen's University, Belfast.
The National Gallery of Ireland celebrates the opening of the National Portrait Collection with the unveiling of a specially commissioned Image of Bono, 20 October 2003.
Awarded Hon. D. Ph., Dublin Institute of Technology, 2004.
90th birthday celebrations. 10 one-person exhibitions and numerous events are organized in France, England and Ireland including Gimpel Fils, London; Tate, London; National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin; Galerie Jeanne-Bucher, Paris; Hunt Museum, Limerick; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin; Crawford City Gallery, Cork; Taylor Galleries, Dublin.