Thursday, September 21, 2006

Askeaton arts, Mozart in Limerick, Outlying Islands

just a quick recap over the last few weeks shows to bring this blog up to date

September 1st
a slightly shortened show, due to coverage of a GAA match at 6.45, the show was an Askeaton special featuring interviews with artists who had taken part in the Welcome to the Neighbourhood project, a fantastic visual feast that transformed this West Limerick Town. The artists interviewed on Sunday, August 27th were

-Limerick based artist Cal Doran
-Cork based artist Doireann O'Malley
-Swedish artist Ilja Karilampi
-Paul Aherne from Crecora, who garnered a lot of attention for his drawings on a to-be renovated building on Main Street
-Sean Lynch on his fascinating postcard project

September 8th

This show included interviews with

-Alice Kennelly of Island Theatre Company on their upcoming production at the Belltable of the David Greig play Outlying Islands
-Caoimhe Reidy, who spoke about upcoming events at Friars Gate, including the new Gabriel Walsh play, Falling Over
-Joan McKernan, Limerick County Council Arts Officer, on the celebration of Mozart (250th anniversary of his birth) in Limerick with 4 concerts in Castleconnell

September 15th

Last weeks show featured interviews with

-Joan McKernan on the upcoming Éigse Michael Hartnett
-Newcastlewest native Mícheal Rowsome, who had a debut arts exhibition opened at the Library
-Young Newcastlewest rapper Oliver O'Sullivan, aka O Money whose debut album was being launched at Cronins bar in NCW that Friday
-Declan Macglaughlin of the Belltable, who spoke about the lecture he was giving on Tuesday on the late Limerick actor Richard Harris

Apologies for not updating more regularly, hope to have it done more regularly in the coming weeks, watch this space for new audio files in the near future

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