Talk at Éigse Shéamais Uí Mhaolchathaigh

On Saturday the 30th of June 2:00 pm, I will be giving a talk at the Éigse Shéamais Uí Mhaolchathaigh in Newcastle, south Tipperary.  The festival is in honor of Séamus Ó Maolchathaigh, the author of ‘An Gleann agus a raibh ann’, who was born near the village. My talk is entitled ‘Illustrating Irish’, which will be about my Irish language illustrations as well as how Irish has influenced me and my work in general.

Besides myself there will be plenty going on over the weekend at the festival, from talks from the likes of Éanna Ní Lamhna, from the radio program ‘Mooney goes Wild’ and Niall MacCoitir, author of many books about Irish wildlife and fauna, to fiddle making to sean-nós dancing and much, much more. If you click on the following link, you will see see the list of events on that weekend, well worth a visit!

Programme of Events

Irish Examiner Interview

Enlarged version can be found here: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-HtD5lSm3I3U/T2JxHnFR_WI/AAAAAAAABMk/s-OGFR3PHZ8/s1600/CorkExam_Net.jpg

I was interviewed for todays Irish examiner, one of Irelands national newspapers, by Denise Hall, a superb reporter that has been working for many years for the Irish examiner, I would well advise searching the Irish examiners archives to read her work for yourself, it is fantastic.

I would like to thank Denise Hall for doing such a great job making me sound well better than I am :) And also for the people at the Irish examiner for their fitting design and layout, very cool!

Cork News Interview

I had my work as well as my answers featured in the Islander Art interview with Maria Tracey for the Cork News newspaper! For the next week, from the 6th of January 2012, if your in Cork to go to your local newstand and pick up the newspaper! Above is from the online version of said article.

 

If your not in Cork, you can get the online version of the interview by going to page 81 here:

http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/launch.aspx?referral=other&refresh=Mn7015Fyt09L&PBID=ba473e7c-544d-4151-bc13-93e2a1d110a5&skip

If you prefer I created a PDF of it, which can be viewed or downloaded here:

http://downloads.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/pdfspool/175a6f83-fc93-47bf-aa6e-e06339d4aeb0.pdf