Art & Literature

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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Colm Toibin let loose on Lismore

Colm Toibin let loose on Lismore

A capacity crowd at Lismore listened to novelist and academic Colm Toibin speak at the Immrama Festival of Travel Writing. Over 150 packed into the small theatre, located above the Heritage Centre with the audience travelling from across Waterford, Tipperary and Cork. The well-known author of ‘Brooklyn’,...
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Concerns over Ballybricken Mural

Concerns over Ballybricken Mural

Concerns have been expressed over a mural planned for Ballybricken as part of the Waterford Walls project. Cllr John Cummins (FG) believes there’s a prospect that the mural in question could be viewed as “offensive” by some people. He raised his concerns at the July Metropolitan District meeting of Waterford...
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