News Archive 2007-2015

Shore Shots

October 7 – November 29 Shore Shots the Irish Surf Film Festival Dublin and the Regional Cultural Centre present a photography showcase of the best in Irish surf photography from the 2013/2014 season. The main body of work features a project undertaken by Sligo based photographer Christian McLeod. McLeod travelled…...

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The Everyday Experience

November 11 – December 13 The Everyday Experience is a group show with architects, designers, artists and filmmakers. The exhibition reveals how much of our experience of designed and informal space is unconscious, immersed in the everyday, but yet it has a significant effect on us individually and as a…...

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Dodeca Cycle – Have fun making music with a new invention

Tuesday 14 October – Friday 17 October Musician and inventor Ed Devane has designed and built an amazing new instrument that can be played by 12 people at once with no musical experience necessary. Come and meet the inventor Ed, learn how he makes his crazy inventions and create beautiful…...

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Art Class with Myriam Rommers

Friday 19th September – Friday 28th November Fridays 10.30 am till 12.30 pm. Art as personal well-being To kindle your imagination, lift your spirit and nurture your creativity . One part of this sociable class is based on the paintings of Van Gogh; the other part of the class is…...

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West Ocean String Quartet

Saturday 27 September Seamus McGuire & Niamh Crowley – violin; Ken Rice – viola; Neil Martin – cello Formed in 1999, the West Ocean String Quartet’s vision, eclectic repertoire and style have won them global praise. Their music, most of it written and arranged by Neil Martin, lies somewhere in…...

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Martin Simpson (UK)

Friday 17 October Nominated for Musician of the Year and for Best Album with ‘Vagrant Stanzas’ BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014 There is no doubt that after 35 years as a professional musician Martin is, right now, better than ever. Widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and…...

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Music Network Presents: My Cello, My Voice with Leonard Elschenbroich, solo cello (Germany)

Friday 28 November Following the tremendous success of The Naked Violin Tour with Tasmin Little, Music Network is delighted to present Leonard Elschenbroich, one of the most charismatic cellists of his generation, in an evening of masterpieces from the solo cello repertoire. Performing an intriguing programme of music with which he…...

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Music Network Presents: Furnace Mountain (USA)

Saturday 1 November Straight from the Appalachian mountains, Virginian act Furnace Mountain unleash their own distinctive take on rootsy Americana, breathing new life into old-time, bluegrass and folk tunes. One of the fast-rising stars of the American roots scene, Furnace Mountain have true Appalachian soil caked onto their boots. With…...

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Music Network Presents: In My Mind – A Solo Fiddle & Film Show featuring Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh

Saturday 11 October Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh sets off on a unique journey to the heart of Irish music. His mission: to boldly explore the beauty and humour of traditional music, aided and abetted by his 10-string fiddle, a film projector, and a host of “virtual” guests. Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, fiddle,…...

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Music Network Presents: Chris Stout (Fiddle), Catriona McKay (Scottish Harp) and Séamus Begley (Accordion, Voice)

Wed 17 September Irish squeeze box maestro and raconteur Séamus Begley joins Scottish duo Catriona McKay and Chris Stout in a celebration of the music of the Northern Isles. All three are blessed with the gift of spontaneity, so who knows what will happen! For the past 20 years, Catriona…...

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