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(Cafe closed for winter. Studio open year-round)

The Greenway Lane art studio-cafe is a unique establishment situated near the Great Western Greenway in Newport, Mayo. It serves as both a working art studio and a gourmet cafe, combining art and culinary experiences in a picturesque setting. Visitors to the Greenway Lane can indulge in the vibrant world of art while enjoying delicious food and beverages.

As a working art studio, the Greenway Lane provides a creative space where you can participate in one of our unique workshops and produce your own artwork. The studio offers visitors an opportunity to witness an artist at work, observe various art techniques, and even engage in interactive art experiences. It's a fantastic place for art enthusiasts to appreciate and immerse themselves in the creative process.

The Greenway Lane art studio offers  top notch painting instruction… and absolutely NO art experience is required! Choose from our curated events calendar filled with painting classes, fun workshops, as well as brand new seasonal painting activities. 

The gourmet café at the Greenway Lane compliments the artistic atmosphere by offering a delectable range of food and beverages. The menu features a selection of locally sourced ingredients, emphasizing the rich flavors of Mayo's culinary heritage. Whether you're looking for a quick bite, a leisurely brunch, or a refreshing drink, the cafe aims to provide a satisfying dining experience for all visitors.  Our menu is curated to help you get those creative juices flowing and caters for those who like to have a brush in one hand and a fork in the other.

Look no further, you’ve found the premier paint and homemade cake experience.

We are located just off the Great Western Greenway on the Achill road. You can use the both the Greenway and the road to get to us. There is much to see here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about us. We hope you enjoy our site and take a moment to drop us a line.


Classes & Workshops

The Greenway Lane art studio-cafe (GLAS) is excited to share our new selection of workshops and classes that focus on art creation, providing unique, inclusive multi-faceted learning experiences for people of all ages and abilities. Click on Book now button for information on all classes.


Cafe has now closed for the winter. See you in the spring.

From Spring Wednesday to Sunday 10am - 5pm

Serving the best barista coffee in the west!

Greenway Lane brings you a café experience like no other. Whether it’s painting inspiration you're looking for, or perhaps just aesthetically pleasing views, these and more can certainly be found in our arty little coffee bar. 


Grab a cappuccino and while you wait, browse the artwork on display.


Discover Mayo

Known as the jewel of the Wild Atlantic Way, Co Mayo has much to offer. 

This perfect paradise with its Atlantic coastline, magnificent mountains and  wandering rivers has an unparalleled splendour and natural beauty all its own.

Discover your creative side in the best part of the countryside! 


About us

Hi, I'm Maureen, the co-founder of Greenway Lane art studio-cafe. Making sure that everyone is catered for is hugely important to us. We are always available to chat and currently offer a variety of creative services including workshops, classes, group activities, corporate events and more.

Don't hesitate to sign up for a Workshop with Maureen O'Neill..Fabulous day out, great value, you will love it.  From Maureen's fabulous send of humour and wonderful patient teaching way, to her AMAZING food!  No artistic talent required, you will just love it.. DO IT 😍


Omg....what a fabulous few hours!!  I’d give it 20 out of 10 if I could. I haven’t an artistic bone in my body and the great news is... you don’t need ANY artistic skill. It’s such good craic and the high tea afterwards is’s worth it just for the cake alone! 

We will deffo be back, wonderful day and Maureen is absolutely brilliant x


💯 Recommended!  

Even the most artistically challenged (like me) will be able to create pieces of art they are proud of!  Such wonderful direction and encouragement by Maureen, followed by an EPIC afternoon tea!  Thank you, thank you, thank you!


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