DROGHEDA TO HOST, LÚ FESTIVAL OF LIGHT, A SPECTACULAR URBAN ANIMATION SHOW FROM THE 28th OF OCTOBER TO THE 5th OF NOVEMBER Louth County Council, in partnership with business representative group Love Drogheda, recently announced the launch of Lú Festival of Light, a wonderfully creative urban animation showcase and family festival. This novel and free event will open to coincide...
Returning this October 28th to 31st with music, fire, feasting and merriment in Ireland’s Ancient East, join us to celebrate the Celtic New Year with the spirits of Halloween. When light turns to dark and the veil between the worlds of the living and the dead thins, the creatures of Samhain, Ireland’s ancient Halloween tradition, come to life. Roaming the darkness...
As part of the Bram Stoker Festival, a unique light and sound show will bring the magic of the Northern Lights to Dublin. The Irish premiere of BOREALIS, an artwork by internationally renowned Swiss artist Dan Acher, which creates a mesmerising illusion of the Northern Lights, has been announced for the Bram Stoker Festival (28 –31 October). The free event will...
The special aura and rugged beauty of the Skellig Islands have made an imprint not only on thousands of visitors but also on those whose job it is to care for them. Off the coast of County Kerry, on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, sit two small, jagged islands, dramatically beautiful and significant for their history, birdlife and most recently their...
A new online series from ITMA featuring in-depth conversations with traditional artists Christy Moore, Catherine McEvoy, Frankie Gavin, Sarah Ghriallais, Matt Molloy, Dolly McMahon, and the late Paddy Moloney (1938-2021) begins in October. The long-format Q&A style interviews seek to enrich our understanding of these respected and well known tradition bearers, by exploring their influences, and by seeking out their...