Updated: 21/11/14 : 10:06:32
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The Christmas Surfer – from Sligo based illustrator Gary Reddin

Inspired by a life of surf and adventure, Gary Reddin has launched a new Christmas cards series, aptly titled ‘The Christmas Surfer’.Artist, Illustrator, and surfer, Reddin works from his seaside studio in Culleenamore, County Sligo, on the Northwest coast of Ireland. Depicting twenty-four hours in the life and adventures of a Northwest surfer at Christmas time, Gary’s new series is available in a pack of six, as [...]  Read More...

Updated: 30/09/14 : 13:15:10
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Sligo Artist shortlisted for Hennessy Portrait Prize 2014

Hennessy and the National Gallery of Ireland today announced the 12 finalists chosen for the Hennessy Portrait Prize 2014. The 12 finalists were selected by an esteemed panel of judges, comprising Cristín Leach Hughes (The Sunday Times), Dr Declan Long (NCAD), Janet McLean (NGI), and Donald Teskey RHA, and chaired by the Director of the National Gallery of Ireland, Sean Rainbird, from more than 400 entries from artists living in [...]  Read More...

Updated: 10/10/14 : 09:54:56
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IN ACTING SHAKESPEARE for Hawk’s Well

‘In Acting Shakespeare’ is a superbly engaging one-man show on tour in Ireland this October following a two-month sold out run off-Broadway in New York City. It comes to the Hawk’s Well Theatre on Thursday 23rd of October at 8pm. “In Acting Shakespeare” is a funny, touching and uplifting story of one man’s discovery of Shakespeare, acting and language. Freely adapted, with permission, from Sir Ian McKellen’s ‘Acting [...]  Read More...

Updated: 22/09/14 : 07:34:01
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Newport ready for ‘Lights, Camera, Action’!

Everyone loves a touch of glamour, and the people of Newport in County Mayo are no exception.  On 26th to 27th September they will host the second Grace Kelly Film Festival in the town.  Grace Kelly, the iconic 1950’s movie star, visited the West Mayo town many times throughout the 1960’s and 1970s, reconnecting with the hometown of her grandfather, and even buying the old ancestral house and land.“After her [...]  Read More...