The Boyle Sculpture Trail

There's a lovely sculpture trail in the Pleasure Grounds in Boyle. The grounds have undergone a huge transformation in the last couple of years, and it's a beautiful place to spend some time, have a walk along the river, or even have a picnic. I had a little companion on the day I visited: Discover... Continue Reading →

Connecting Artists 22 – Open Call Connecting Artists are looking for 10 Visual Artists with an intellectual disability for a National Art Exhibition at The Royal College of Surgeons. With thanks to Bank of Ireland’s Begin Together Fund, and Business to Arts, Connections Arts Centre is offering a safe and supported environment for 10 Artists to take the first steps... Continue Reading →

Sunday Thoughts

Here we are again, another Sunday, and another dismal day. I hate these dark December days, and look forward to the days getting brighter and longer again. We had Storm Barra midweek, to be honest I don't usually pay an awful lot of heed to the storms they name. I usually find the unnamed ones... Continue Reading →

Andy Parsons; Patience

Sometimes you go to an art exhibition that speaks to your soul. One that moves you and takes you back to days spent in hospital corridors and nursing homes. Hours sitting beside a bed, listening to rattling breathing. Being handed tea and biscuits. Remembering kind words and sympathy. Looking at walking frames without owners. Hearing... Continue Reading →


I have to tell you about the Reconnect - Art Exhibition which is on at Johnston Court Shopping Centre, Sligo until March 28th. This is a really beautiful exhibition involving a group of Sligo artists. I love the diversity of the art work and the way it's been curated. There is something for everyone and... Continue Reading →

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