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An island, a community, an exhibition

Sherkin Island artists, photographers, musicians and craftworkers are preparing for the islands’ annual community exhibition. Part of West Cork Islands Festival, the exhibition ‘Samhradh Le Cheile’ (Summer Together) opens in the Community Hall… Continue reading

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The Tayman goes to Sherkin Island

Jack Healy, founder of Cork-based Theatre Makers, will perform The Tayman, the Tomcat and Others at Sherkin Island Community Hall on Saturday 25th November at 8pm. An additional ferry service will run after… Continue reading

Weekly photo challenge: collage

Sherkin Island’s Community Hall has been transformed into a sensory experience of vibrant colour and sound with Tara O’Donoghue’s second annual solo show, ‘The Elephant in the Room’. Tara is a collage artist… Continue reading

A creative gathering on Sherkin Island

Sherkin Island is preparing for its annual community arts & craft exhibition at the  Community Hall this weekend (June 17th – 18th June). ‘The Gathering’ exhibition will be officially opened by Ann Davoren,… Continue reading

Two distant views

I have been drawn out of blogging hibernation. So, with a big yawn and a stretch, I bring you a story from Sherkin Island. Two island artists, Jo Ashby and Majella O’Neill Collins,… Continue reading

Photo Challenge: Tiny

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Mackerel Sky

  Clotted skies, turning to buttermilk on the horizon over Roaring Water Bay, West Cork. Late August, precipitation pending, soul mending…and not a mackerel in sight.

Weekly photo challenge: Frame

I am standing at the window. Here I am again, offering yet another literal interpretation of the weekly photo challenge. That permanent view-finder makes it too easy, you see. So here it is. Dusk is… Continue reading

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