144 works by Jack B Yeats go on show at the National Gallery of Ireland.

Over half of the paintings and drawings on display have come from abroad in one of the largest exhibitions of an Irish artist ever held.

James White, Director of the National Gallery who curated the exhibition picks describes some of paintings for RTÉ News. They are Memory Harbour, Bachelor's Walk, Memory and Communicating With Prisoners.

The exhibition will run at the National Gallery for three months before travelling to Belfast and New York.

An RTÉ News report broadcast 24 September 1971.