Art & Literature

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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Poetry Day to be held on May 2nd

Poetry Day  to be held   on May 2nd

Poetry Day to be held on May 2nd

This year Poetry Day Ireland will take place on Thursday, May 2nd and there will be a range of events being held across the country.Events in Waterford will include the ‘Truth or Dare’ Podcast at WIT’s Main Campus on the Cork Road at 9am. Students and lecturers, Margaret O’Brien and Dr. Fiona Ennis, of...
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A QUIET ART REVOLUTION

A QUIET ART   REVOLUTION

A QUIET ART REVOLUTION

Conor Nolan Reports Since the closure of Greyfriars Municipal Gallery last year, a quiet revolution has been taking place behind scenes with Waterford’s valuable arts assets. Following the appointment of Dr Éimear O’Connor as curator for the inaugural exhibition in the new Waterford Gallery, nearly 10 per cent of the...
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Ode to the Comeraghs

Ode to the Comeraghs

On Saturday next at the Theatre Royal (7pm), Paddy Dwan and Mark Roper will release their latest book, titled ‘Comeragh: Mountain, Coum, River, Rumour’. Carrie Crowley will perform guest speaking duties for the launch of Paddy and Mark’s third collaboration, which runs to 180 pages, containing...
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Culture is Catching!

Culture is Catching!

The 13th annual staging of Culture Night will be held this Friday, September 21st with local authorities busily engaging with a range of arts and cultural organisations to lay on another varied and entertaining programme of events. Free tours on the hour (starting at 5pm, with the final tour at 9pm) will be available...
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Oh, For a Theatre By the Sea

Oh, For a Theatre By the Sea

Coastguard Cultrual Centre could tick a big Tramore box The success of smaller theatrical venues across the locality, be it Central Arts in Waterford city, Gealach Gorm in Kill and Brewery Lane in Carrick-on-Suir begs the question: why has Tramore skipped the board treading beat? It’s incongruous that a town of...
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WonderWalls!

WonderWalls!

Waterford Walls brings fresh colour to the city Strolling (and driving) through Waterford last week, watching bare walls being rejuvenated while ‘older’ works were painted over and replaced with new visages, wildlife and patterns, really was a treat. And it really is hard to believe that ‘Waterford...
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