Ports, Past and Present

 

Creative Connections Exhibition at Pembroke Dock | Arddangosfa Cysylltiadau Creadigol yn Noc Penfro

Pembroke Dock Library Water St, Pembroke Dock

Our travelling exhibition Creative Connections across the Irish Sea  will be displayed at Pembroke Dock Library 13 July to 5 September. The exhibition comprises extracts from the vast range of creative outputs of the project, including poetry and story-collecting, radio script, sculpture and drawing, animation and film. Combining thought-provoking words and images, these works reflect […]

Dublin Exhibition: Creative Connections across the Irish Sea | Arddangosfa yn Nulyn: Cysylltiadau Creadigol ar draws Môr Iwerddon

Liffey Corner Room, CHQ Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Our travelling exhibition Creative Connections across the Irish Sea will be displayed at The Liffey Corner, EPIC Museum, Dublin, 13 – 21 August, 10am – 5pm. The exhibition comprises extracts from the vast range of creative outputs of the project, including poetry and story-collecting, radio script, sculpture and drawing, animation and film. Combining thought-provoking words and images, […]

Dublin Talk: Voyages of the Saints Across the Irish Sea

Liffey Corner Room, CHQ Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Accounts of the saints of early medieval Ireland and Wales crossing the seas abound in medieval literature. According to the Lives of the saints, ports and harbours around the Irish Sea witnessed the arrival of saints from distant lands, and the departure of others across the waters. Medieval writers located the saints in a time […]

EPIC Explorers – Sensational Seagulls

Liffey Corner Room, CHQ Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Have you ever been eye to eye with a seagull? What about seeing things from their perspective? Discover what life is really like for a Dublin gull in this creative art and writing workshop with artist Augustine O’Donoghue. Suitable for ages 7 – 12 years old, you’ll listen, learn and create, as you make a […]

Meet the Artists: Julie Merriman and Augustine O’Donoghue (Dublin)

Liffey Corner Room, CHQ Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Join us for a conversation around seagulls and port scenes, protest and printmaking. Dublin-based artists Julie Merriman and Augustine O’Donoghue will discuss their creative commissions for the Ports, Past and Present project, on show at the Liffey Corner in the CHQ Building through Heritage Week. Julie will explain her use of obsolete office copying materials […]

Dublin Exhibition Launch and Film Showings

Liffey Corner Room, CHQ Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Join us at the Liffey Corner Room, CHQ, Dublin between 6pm and 8pm on August 16th for a celebration of 12 creative commissions, ranging from poetry and story-collecting, to radio script, sculpture and ceramics, animation, photography and film. Combining thought-provoking words and images, these works reflect the richness of life on, beneath and beside the waves through time. The artists involved […]

Dublin Talk: Rebels and Refugees: Irish Sea Crossings during the 1798 Rebellion

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Professor Mary-Ann Constantine of the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies looks at the stories of some of those who crossed the sea to Wales during the turbulent period of the 1798 Uprising. Some were rebels escaping reprisal; others simply fleeing from violence. Book now: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/rebels-and-refugees-irish-sea-crossings-during-the-1798-rebellion-tickets-382913674107 This is just one of the […]

Online Talk: Dublin Bay Biosphere: Past and Present, Biodiversity and Heritage

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Dublin Bay consists of seals and stories, culture and cuisine, birdlife and building projects, and mudflats and migration. In this talk, Dr James Louis Smith of the Ports, Past and Present project will explore some of the unexpected interconnected stories that bring the past to life while tying city to Bay, history to biosphere and […]

 

Ports, Past and Present is a project led by University College Cork in partnership with Aberystwyth University, the University of Wales Trinity St David and Wexford County Council examining the cultural heritage of the ports in the Irish sea basin. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland Wales Cooperation programme.

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