Art…what does that mean again? When I started researching definitions of art, I quickly realised that I was entering a minefield. It appears to be extremely contentious, which is astonishing when you consider that art has been made for thousands of years. Surely, I was thinking, there is something universal, […]

An exciting new samba band has just been formed by Schull’s Youth Theatre group ‘The Loft’ saysCillian White.  Schull’s newest youth samba band is aiming to find its rhythm in time to lead this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in the West Cork village. Spearheaded by Sally Smart of Smart […]

Run by artists for artists, Working Artist Studios (WAS) in Ballydehob is a professional gallery and arts organisation providing an inviting, inspiring, creative space, not just for artists, but for art lovers and the local community. Founded in Skibbereen in 2000, WAS has since been dedicated to the support of […]

Working in the Clonakilty Arts Centre feels like how I imagine an old ship to be; the floorboards creak and the roof sags like sails in a lull; the walls between rooms are patched and paper thin, pigeon feathers waft through old windows and the dim light articulates dust as […]