The barracks has a unique place in Irish history. Through the writings of John McGahern, it has become one of the best-known houses in Ireland.
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Through Spot-Lit, the group proposes to develop a new network connecting local people and visitors to locations and sites of international literary and artistic importance in our region.
The poet Anthony Raftery was born in Kiltimagh County Mayo in 1779, celebrating the life and work of Anthony Raftery, the last Irish Baird
Inspired by one of my favourite books, To the Lighthouse, I felt drawn to exploring these outposts around Ireland, their origins, and stories, and how they are beacons, to both those at sea and on land. I decided to focus on mapping inland, the mirrored distance of each lighthouse’s nautical miles to sea, drawing a circle around each one, and creating a ‘zone’, within which, an artistic project will exist.- ‘Dani Gill, Project Curator’.
A new audio-visual essay for stage written by Sara Baume. Live reading’s of Baume’s new essay is interspersed with four short documentaries from Jamie Goldrick which feature artists Gary Coyle, Laura Fitzgerald, Sara Baume and Natalia Beylis. The essay and films are set to live music performed by Howlbux.
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF TENDERS: 22nd March 2021
Watch Elaine reading from her short story ‘Gola Hill’ at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tl3mwh8GJdo
Byddi Lee is an Irish author living in Armagh, Northern Ireland. Her first book March to November, set in modern-day Belfast, was published in 2014. In 2020, Castrum Press published all three books of her speculative fiction Rejuvenation Trilogy. Primarily set in Ireland, the trilogy spans locations such as California, France, Norway and Switzerland. Byddi […]
Maitland’s fiction and non-fiction is infused with the twin themes of feminism and spirituality.
Karen is also currently working as writer in residence at Dumfries & Galloway Council, where she is writing, Here Is Our Story, which documents council workers’ response to Covid.