Arts & Entertainment

A sound success

Posted on: 10th December, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

“If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it”: A quote that holds particular weight when it comes to the achievements of Leap man Danny Crowley, who recently took home an...

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Clonakilty-based sculptor Moss Gaynor’s solo sculpture exhibition opens at the Irish Cultural Centre in London

Posted on: 8th October, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

His Excellency Ambassador Adrian O’Neill opened Clonakilty-born sculptor Moss Gaynor’s first UK solo exhibition on September 20 at the Irish Cultural Centre (ICC) in Hammersmith. The exhibition also marked the opening of a new bespoke gallery at the ICC.  Speaking...

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Music in every word

Posted on: 10th September, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

Emily Wurramara is 23. She is Warnindhilyagwa, sings in a mix of English and her native tongue, Anindilyakwa, and comes from a small Island, Groote Eylandt, off the Northern coast of Australia. If she wasn’t a singer, she would be...

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Magical tales at Cape Clear International Storytelling Festival

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

What do you get if you take several hundred people across nine miles of water to a small Island in the Atlantic Ocean? … you get a weekend of utter magic! Celebrating 25 years, Cape Clear International Storytelling Festival runs...

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Meet the makers of the ‘West Cork’ podcast at the inaugural Cork Podcast Festival

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

The inaugural Cork Podcast Festival, presented by The Good Room in association with Cork Opera House, has announced the first event of the festival programme: ‘West Cork Podcast’, live at Cork Opera House, Saturday, October 12, 2019. Sophie Toscan du...

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‘Beasties, Birds and Friends’ exhibition at Etain Hickey Collections in August

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

This August’s exhibition (August 6 – September 6) at the Award winning Etain Hickey Collections shop and gallery (National Best Shop Front Award and Home Store Winner Irish Made Awards, Irish County Magazine 2018) is a group show of Irish...

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The timeless art of violin making finds a home in the West Cork countryside

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

West Cork has long drawn the creative talents of writers, musicians and craftspeople to its shores from all over the world. This diversity is what makes the area such a culturally rich and vibrant place to live – a place...

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Catch a glimpse behind the stage curtain on The Everyman Tour

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

Every Wednesday and Saturday at 1pm, The Everyman invites you to step behind the curtain on the immersive back-stage tour if the theatre. Today’s tour guide is local actor and performer Damien Punch. His sidekick Jimmy Bray will undergo transformations...

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