Art & Literature

Your Library – Take a Closer Look

Your Library – Take a Closer Look

A new national advertising campaign is asking everyone to take a closer look at what their local authority library has to offer.Waterford Libraries and all public libraries around the country are joining in the campaign, which is running for the next four weeks across radio, cinema, TV on demand, digital and social....
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Onwards and upwards in 2020

Onwards and upwards in 2020

Stephanie Louise Art If 2019 is anything to go by Waterford artist Stephanie Louise Furlong is in for another busy and successful year. Having taken a couple of weeks to recover from the hectic pre-Christmas schedule, Stephanie is busy preparation for her next exhibition in Finders Keepers, Little Patrick St in...
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Rock Face Art Exhibition at UHW

Rock Face Art Exhibition at UHW

Rock Face Art Exhibition at UHW

‘Rock Face’, an exhibition by Adrian Crellin, has opened on the Staff Art Wall at University Hospital Waterford (UHW). Featuring an eclectic collection of hag stones found on beach walks in County Waterford, ‘Rock Face’ continues until 20 December.The Staff Art Wall is managed by Waterford Healing Arts Trust and aims...
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Justice in Iran

Justice in Iran

Justice in Iran

Waterford Adventurer Michael Whelan presents another fascinating instalment from his travels On Tuesday November 5, Central Arts welcomes Waterford adventurer and mountaineer Michael Whelan back to its stage, as he gives what promises to be another captivating chronicle from his travels to some of the world’s...
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Return of the Lit Festival

Return of the Lit Festival

Return of the Lit Festival

Local young readers and creative writers rejoice, we are less than two weeks away from the third annual ‘Lit Young Writers Festival’ (A Reading and Writing Festival for young people that’s run by young people) which is back with a bang this Friday the 15th and Saturday the 16th of November, with two fun filled days...
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‘Scéalta agus Seanchas – Potatoes, Children and Seaweed’ launched in An Rinn

‘Scéalta agus Seanchas – Potatoes, Children  and Seaweed’ launched in An Rinn

‘Scéalta agus Seanchas – Potatoes, Children and Seaweed’ launched in An Rinn

The recently-published “Scéalta agus Seanchas – Potatoes, Children and Seaweed” from the pen of An Rinn native, Áine Uí Fhoghlú, is proving very popular around the county at the moment with both young and old alike. One of its most attractive features appears to be its bilingual nature and it is being hailed as “very...
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Estuary Breezes at UHW

Estuary Breezes at UHW

Estuary Breezes at UHW

‘Estuary Breezes’, an exhibition of paintings by Barry Edwards, has opened at University Hospital Waterford (UHW). Featuring a beautiful collection of abstract landscapes, ‘Estuary Breezes’ continues until 25 October. This exhibition is presented under the Staff Art Wall initiative, managed by...
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Kilkenny Arts Week Rview

Kilkenny Arts Week Rview

Martin Hayes quartet perform brilliantly at St. Canice’s Cathedral Martin Hayes is becoming recognised as one of the best traditional musicians in Ireland of his generation , from Clare he performed again for the sixth h year in a row at Kilkenny arts week. .Based now in Madrid wiht his wife Lina, whom he met in...
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O’Regan Arts Bursary Awards

O’Regan Arts Bursary Awards

The 2019 Ted & Mary O’Regan Arts Bursaries were presented at a ceremony in Garter Lane this week.This year’s winners were Circus Artist, Megan Maher, Visual Artist, Brenda Carroll, Musicians, Fabian O’Flynn and Niamh Dalton and Singer, Eppie O’Meara.In addition, the generous sponsorship of The Bilberry Goats...
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SPRAOI 2019

SPRAOI 2019

SPRAOI 2019

Read below for Spraoi highlights and see our full guide to Spraoi 2019 in th9is week’s Munster Express newspaper Spraoi has a special focus on street music at this year’s festival, with some amazing street bands in the city throughout the three days. On Friday evening five of these bands take to the streets,...
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