Category Archives: Arts / Culture

Bring Nature Back to your Garden

Many people are taking delight in the abundant birdsong that can be heard all around us now that life has quietened down in the current pandemic. A new booklet “Gardening for Biodiversity” is now available to help you attract more … Continue reading

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Imagine Arts Festival 2020: Open Call 2020

‘Imaginings’ A work-in-progress performance opportunity. Are you in the process of creating a new work or have an idea you want to develop? Imagine Arts Festival is offering an exciting opportunity for 3 artists / groups of artists, to present … Continue reading

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Online resource launched for owners of Historic and Protected Structures

Old House New Home is an important new online resource for the owners of existing properties, including protected structures. The guide can be downloaded here. The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, TD, has welcomed the Royal … Continue reading

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May Day in Ireland

‘folk beliefs…spring from our common heritage of human fears and human hopes…the fate of the house and of those who dwelt in it was affected, if not determined, by the good or bad luck which followed on casual actions or … Continue reading

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Poetry Day Waterford recordings now online !

Poetry Day Waterford was a unique festival of poetry and spoken word with interludes of music. Unique, not just because of the depth and breadth of the programme – but because it was entirely online. Curator Anna Jordan of Modwords … Continue reading

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Ogham Stones in Ardmore

There are roughly 400 surviving Ogham inscriptions on stone monuments throughout Ireland and western Britain, the bulk of them are in the south of Ireland, in Counties Kerry, Cork and Waterford. The vast majority of the inscriptions consist of personal … Continue reading

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Is Cuimhin liom … I Remember

Tarlú stairiúil is ea an phaindéim seo agus an t-ordú dianghlasála a ghabhann leis, a bheidh mar chuid de scéal ár saolta sa todhchaí.  Sin ráite, tá daoine breacaosta tar éis maireachtaint tríd go leor tarlúintí suntasacha, cuid acu a … Continue reading

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I Remember … Is Cuimhin liom

The current pandemic and lock-down is a historic event that will become part of the story of our lives in the future. However, older people have lived through many significant events, some of which have changed the course of their … Continue reading

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Poetry Ireland Day – Eavan Boland RIP

Today is Poetry Ireland Day.  With the death of Eavan Boland, there is a special dedication to her today, nationwide. The Waterford based writer Lani O’Hanlon has kindly, at very short notice, recorded a piece in tribute to the late … Continue reading

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