Art & Literature

‘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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‘Summertime 2019’

‘Summertime 2019’

‘Summertime 2019’

Marley Irish Art Exhibition at UHW ‘Summertime 2019’, an exhibition of paintings by Marley Irish and presented by Waterford Healing Arts Trust, has opened at University Hospital Waterford (UHW). Featuring a colourful collection of Irish sporting and cultural activities, ‘Summertime 2019’ continues until 30 August....
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IMMRAMA FESTIVAL OF TRAVEL WRITING

IMMRAMA FESTIVAL OF TRAVEL WRITING

IMMRAMA FESTIVAL OF TRAVEL WRITING

The seventeenth annual Lismore Immrama Festival of Travel Writing celebrated a theme of ‘Extraordinary Adventures’ and visitors from all over the country descended upon the heritage town to enjoy a series of events.Talks took place with Neil Oliver, author, and the presenter of the TV series Coast; explorer and...
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COUNTDOWN TO IMMRAMA

COUNTDOWN TO IMMRAMA

Travel Adventurers set to draw thousands of visitors to Lismore The visiting travel writers and explorers Neil Oliver, Sarah Outen, Rosita Boland, Lerato Morgalathe, Robyn Rowland and Charlie Piggott will explore the theme of ‘Extraordinary Adventures’ at the 17th annual Lismore Immrama Festival of Travel.Thousands...
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