Arts & Entertainment

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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Tom Baxter plays DeBarras Clonakilty on October 5

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

One of the most distinguished songwriters of the 21st century is set to make his long-awaited album return this August, as Tom Baxter unveils his first official release in a decade, ‘The Other Side of Blue’. It was in 2008 that Baxter released the self-funded Skybound – the follow-up...

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Sam Clague to release second EP ‘Good Morning’ at Clonakilty International Guitar Festival

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

Sam Clague will release his second EP at this year’s Clonakilty International Guitar Festival in September. ‘Good Morning’ is a follow-on from Clague’s successful debut EP ‘Balloons’, which he released at the festival in 2015. He chats to Mary O’Brien...

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Drimoleague Singing Festival returns in September

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

Following the outstanding success of its first edition in 2017, The Drimoleague Singing Festival will return this year from Thursday, September 20 to Sunday, September 23. Acts confirmed for this year include singer-in-residence Ger Wolfe, Glen Hansard, Scullion, Cara O’Sullivan,...

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Sam Clague to release second EP ‘Good Morning’ at Clonakilty International Guitar Festival

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

Sam Clague will release his second EP at this year’s Clonakilty International Guitar Festival in September. ‘Good Morning’ is a follow-on from Clague’s successful debut EP ‘Balloons’, which he released at the festival in 2015. He chats to Mary O’Brien...

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Extraordinary talent showcased as Cork Craft Month 2018 gets underway

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

This year’s Cork Craft Month officially kicked off on Thursday, August 2 with the opening of the ‘Turn to the Ordinary’ exhibition at No. 46 Grand Parade, but there is nothing ‘ordinary’ about the talent that will be on show...

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