Updated: 14/04/14 : 15:59:40
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Young Yeats Society Arts and Poetry Competitions

The Young Yeats Society, a youth-led arts and cultural group formed in 2013 and a branch of the long established Yeats Society, continue an exciting programme of events for 2014 with the launch of two new competitions: the Young Yeats Art Competition and the Poetry in Motion Video Competition.In the art competition entrants are asked to use the poetry of W. B. Yeats as inspiration for the piece they create. [...]  Read More...

Updated: 14/04/14 : 17:11:30
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Yeats painting expected to hit over €96.8k in London

A work by one of Ireland’s most sought-after artists is to be sold at auction in London.Jack Butler Yeats’ 'Island Men Returning', which depicts two currachs returning to shore, draws on the painter’s love of scenes from the west coast.Dated 1919, it is among the top lots being sold at Bonhams salerooms as part of next month’s British and Irish Art Sale. It has a guide price of £60,000-80,000. (€73.6k - [...]  Read More...

Updated: 20/04/14 : 09:43:29
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Informal Music Afternoon at The Model

The Model, Sligo on Sunday 27th April 2014 - 1pmInformal Music Afternoons programme music from different genres, aim to give a platform particularly for musicians from the Sligo area, and to also include student performers. The cabaret-style setting in the Atrium, the delicious wares from the Model Cafe, the extremely relaxed atmosphere and the wide mix of music produce something that is unique in Ireland. [...]  Read More...

Updated: 23/04/14 : 14:51:02
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‘Be Still, Life’ by Trudie Mooney @ The Hamilton

1 – 31 May Hamilton Gallery invite you to view ‘Be Still, Life’ an exhibition of still life paintings by artist Trudie Mooney.  ‘I have always tried to convey a sense of tranquility in my paintings using simple jugs, bowls, stoneware and spongeware of varying shapes and sizes. Through the careful arrangement of objects, draped fabrics a somewhat muted palette, I have sought subtlety and balance. [...]  Read More...