Arts & Entertainment

Two exciting exhibitions at Uillinn this March

Posted on: 4th March, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

Opening on Saturday, March 9 at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre are ‘The Hawk and the House’ by Anne Ffrench and Julia Pallone and ‘Light Keepers’ by Geraldine O’Sullivan, two exciting exhibitions by artists who live in Cork County. The...

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‘Art and Heart Collide’ at Clonakilty Community Arts Centre

Posted on: 4th February, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

Artist Lucia Errity will show her work in an exhibition entitled ‘Art and Heart Collide’ at Clonakilty Community Arts Centre in February. Originally from Dublin, Lucia is a fulltime, self-taught artist who has been painting since 1990. She has worked...

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Local author brings wonders of the world to children through illustrated travel guide series

Posted on: 14th January, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

Based in Clonakilty, Valerie Ballaer publishes unique travel guides for children. ‘The Travel Adventures of George and Paolo’ is an illustrated travel guide series for children that Valerie first created while studying in Florence, Italy in 2007. The first edition...

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Christmas reads for all ages

Posted on: 10th December, 2018 in Arts & Entertainment

Christmas 2018 recommendations for little ones to young adults: Kitty Sisson has worked for several years in Kerr’s Bookshop Clonakilty, and is married to a poet and writer, so books are a big part of life both at work and...

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‘Skeptics in the Pub’ discuss Scientology

Posted on: 10th December, 2018 in Arts & Entertainment

‘Skeptics in the Pub’ return to DeBarras, Clonakilty this month to discuss a current issue from the perspective of scientific skepticism. These meetings feature a talk or presentation from an invited guest speaker on a particular topic relevant to Skepticism,...

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Arts at the heart

Posted on: 10th December, 2018 in Arts & Entertainment

Since moving to its new home in the centre of Skibbereen at the beginning of 2015, Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre has attracted an average of 30,000 people through its doors annually, to explore exhibitions, engage with artists, experience art...

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New book from bestselling author Alice Taylor

Posted on: 5th November, 2018 in Arts & Entertainment

Special moments happen in the most ordinary circumstances and wake us up to the joy of living. In her heartwarming new book ‘And Life Lights Up’, Alice Taylor celebrates such experiences in all their variety – taking the time to...

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Choral workshops in West Cork this Autumn

Posted on: 8th October, 2018 in Arts & Entertainment

Countless studies have shown that music-making exercises the brain, as well as the body, but singing is particularly beneficial for improving breathing, posture, muscle tension and mood. Group singing, such as in a choir, has even more benefits for person’s...

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