Culture Night 2020 is set to take place on Friday September 13 with a host of online and offline events. Promoted by the Arts Council, in association with local authorities and cultural organisations throughout the island of Ireland, Culture Night / Oíche Chultúir, invites audiences to enjoy a host of exciting events. Here in Louth events offline events which have been confirmed to date include a ceramics workshop for all the family with Etaoin O'Reilly, An Táin Arts Centre's summer artist in residence in The Basement Gallery, and printmaking event in Creative Spark, while Dundalk musicians Saran and Tadgh Mulligan will lead Ceol le Clapsolas, a session of traditional music in the courtyard of the Highlanes Art Gallery, Drogheda.
Gavan's Kerry gig - Carlingford-based opera star Gavan Ring returns to his native Kerry for a very special night-time, outdoor concert of opera and song in the ruins of Cahersiveen's Holy Cross Abbey on Friday night (31st). The concert will be available to view for free on the Cahersiveen Festival's Facebook page.
This wasn't the summer which designer Blathnaid McClean had planned. She was supposed to be travelling to music and arts festivals around the country, bringing her Beezti designs t-shirts to new customers. Instead, she has spent most of the summer working at her kitchen table, dipping her toes in the digital market place.
From having his poems first printed in the Dundalk Democrat to drinking in town centre bars, the acclaimed writer Patrick Kavanagh was a familiar figure in Dundalk. Indeed the town features in his work, as he recalls the pilgrimage to Ladywell for the Feast of Assumption as well as shopping trips to the town.
She has the world at her feet, the audience in her hands, the future gripped tightly in her fist. But Clare Cunningham, the Collon singer who has taken the music scene in Nashville by storm in recent years, has revealed that the picture she paints has taken time to dry, sometimes her glittering and warm persona hiding the secrets that so many of us control and hide.
Having your family name over the door of a pub for a century is certainly recognition that you're doing something right and there aren't many premises in town that can boast that fact, but one that certainly can is Tom Clarke's bar in Quay Street which celebrates its centenary this year.
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