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Memory Maypole at KNOCKANSTOCKAN!!

This is the one we’ve been waiting for. Knockanstockan is hands down our favourite Irish festival and we’re delighted to be bringing the Memory Maypole down for the revelers. After some brief panic stations on the delayed arrival of our multicoloured ribbons (crucial!), we’re ready to rock and install the Memory Maypole at Knockanstockan tomorrow. […]

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Not Necessarily Naughty Rocks Rua Red

Ah would you look at that alliteration Not Necessarily Naught opened last Saturday in its Cerise glory at Rua Red in Tallaght. First and foremost, cocktails were slamming! We were all astounded by the turnout and the response! And we were very lucky to be opening alongside Michael John Whelan’s stunning ‘Yellow Amber Grey’. So […]

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Un Beau Refuge opens on Friday!

Hey guys! Un Beau Refuge is kicking off Portarlington’s epic Festival Francais this Friday. Join the forever gentleman artist Tommy Barr, the French Festival crew, and some of the best poured drinks in Port to celebrate Portarlington’s Huguenot heritage. Un Beau Refuge opens at 6pm in St. Paul’s Church, French Church Street Portarlington on Friday […]

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Not Necessarily Naughty, Launches Tomorrow!

Hi lovely internet people. Not Necessarily Naughty opens tomorrow July 2nd in Rua Red, Tallaght @3pm. It is a show concerning “a questioning of the impression that social media, illusive beauty standards, and collective societal thinking are having on young people”. Myself, 6 other curators, 1 facilitator and 4 fantastic artists have been working on […]

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Not Necessarily Naughty at RUA RED!

Art never sleeps, but I really should. For the last few months I’ve been ticking along with the Young Curators Project with Rua Red. The young curators project is a gang of 7 emerging (*wannabe) curators banding together and getting a lot of help from our facilitator Andy Parsons and the Rua Red arts centre […]

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BODY & SOUL!!!

Memory Maypole finally premiered at Main Stage at Body & Soul. Big thank to Suzie Sweeney, Conleth Blanchfield (Jr) and the site crew for saving us! After a whole load of nightmares and near panic attacks our saviours got our pride and joy up and rocking! Highlight of Body & Soul was two little sweethearts, […]

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Memory Maypole build TOMORROW!

We’re nearly there! Memory Maypole is going up on site at Body & Soul tomorrow! We’ve spent the last few days frantically finishing our little project.   Last finishing touch – our Memory Maypole sign.   See you at Body & Soul

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Headdress Ready to Rock

Hey happy festival people! The Headdress is done and ready to rock at Body & Soul! Friday morning, wait for a big announcement! And don’t forgot to come visit us if you’re at B&S and add your memory to the Maypole!

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Headdress nearly done!

Yesterday we finally got to spray-paint our lovely mannequin and headdress! Only 11 days to go until build at Body and Soul! Thanks to Sarah Heath for spray- paint guidance, a bumpy ride in a little van and letting us use for sun-trap garden, and to Ciaran Hickey for a lot of begrudging lifting 🙂

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Un Beau Refuge – 5 Weeks & Counting!

‘Un Beau Refuge’ is coming to Festival Francais, Portarlington. And its coming really soon! With the help of Rv. Leslie Stephenson, we have secured the French Church in Portarlington, the last in use Huguenot church in Ireland for the show. Un Beau Refuge opens on July 8th @ 6pm, with drinks, pretty pictures and opening […]