Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Blue Raincoat Theatre Company

Filmed and directed by Peter Martin, Things Upon the Stone records the rehearsal process of Blue Raincoat Theatre Company’s 2016 production of The Cat And The Moon.

The Blue Raincoat Theatre Company are a venue-based professional theatre ensemble. Their company and venue, The Factory Performance Space, was founded in 1991. They produce between four and six professional productions every year, with an emphasis on staging modern European classics, new writing and new adaptations for stage. They employ a repertory system to tour each of these productions throughout Ireland and internationally. They provide a broad range of professional arts related support for community and cultural programming within their immediate region. They implement training, teaching and cultural development programmes with relevant state agencies and third-level institutions throughout Ireland.


Location: O'Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance    
Time: 1 - 2 pm

Thursday, 4 February 2016

Caoimhín Ó Fearghail

Caoimhín Ó Fearghail comes from An Rinn in the west Waterford Gaeltacht. He started to learn the tin-whistle at the age of eight, taking lessons from Bobby Gardiner. He quickly progressed to the uilleann pipes, under the tutelage of David Power, who has been a big influence on him. Others influences include Séamus Ennis, Willie Clancy, Tommy Reck and Patsy Touhey.
He is also self-taught on flute and guitar, inspired by such diverse flute players as Matt Molloy, Mike Rafferty and Tom Doorley, and also influenced by the many great musicians and singers from his home area.

He has featured on a number of albums in the last few years playing various instruments, including Lá ag Ól Uisce, with his brother Seán and Tomás Ó Gealbháin.He has performed frequently at home and abroad, solo and also with groups like Danú and Caladh Nua.

Caoimhín was the 2012 recipient of the TG4 Young Musician of the Year award (Gradam Ceoil TG4).

Location: The Cube    
Time: February 4th, 1 - 2pm

Arts in Action 2017