Updated: 23/09/14 : 15:34:11
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New Irish Woodturning at Gallery No.6

The last week of an exciting Gallery no.6 exhibition is underway. "New Irish Woodturning" brings together a select group of Irelands finest woodturners. Included in the show are Emmet Kane, Brendan Hogg, Alan Meredith, Matt Jones, John McKenna, Max Brosi and Pat Carroll. Emmet Kane is one of Irelands most experienced woodturners. Based in Kildare, his achievements are almost too numerous to mention [...]  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: 22/09/14 : 07:30:21
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Royal Opera for Live Streaming to Sligo

Element Pictures Distribution, in conjunction with Arts Alliance Limited, is delighted to announce an exclusive partnership to distribute Royal Opera House operas and ballets to Irish cinemas including GCG Sligo. The Royal Opera House 2014/15 Live Cinema Season marks the beginning of this new venture, which opens with one of the most immersive and heart-breaking ballets of our time, Manon, on the 16th of October. Other [...]  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...