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A place that inspires visiting artists

A place that inspires visiting artists

By Ciaran Tierney Can you think of a better place than Inis Oirr to take time out and find inspiration? As restrictions eased last year, we opened up and expanded our artists in residence programme to bring a wider variety of artists to the island. For 22 years now, artists have been coming to Áras...

January 17, 2022January 17, 2022
A year like no other for Áras Éanna

A year like no other for Áras Éanna

By Ciarán Tierney It was like Christmas morning here on Inis Oirr in July when 21 currachs, from Donegal to Kerry, were unwrapped and unveiled to reveal the spectacular pieces of art which formed the centrepiece of the 21st birthday celebrations for Áras Éanna Ionad Ealáine this year. What an amazing exhibition, with the concept...

December 23, 2021December 26, 2021
ECHOES FROM JAPAN … VIA ZOOM!

ECHOES FROM JAPAN … VIA ZOOM!

A unique partnership between Japan and Aras Eanna comes to fruition next week when an exciting dance collaboration called ‘Echoes of Calling – Encounter’ has its online premiere on Friday, April 23, as part of Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture programme. Acclaimed Japanese dance choreographer Akiko Kitamura has used online workshops and rehearsals to collaborate...

April 13, 2021April 14, 2021