An island, a community, an exhibition

Sherkin Island artists, photographers, musicians and craftworkers are preparing for the islands’ annual community exhibition. Part of West Cork Islands Festival, the exhibition ‘Samhradh Le Cheile’ (Summer Together) opens in the Community Hall on Sherkin Island at 2:30pm this coming Saturday 16th June and will run for two weeks. The exhibition is being curated by…

The Silence..update

The response to the project has truly been overwhelming.The photography of Rob O’Connor of one night in March has produced some wonderful writing by the contributers.Some of it very emotional,funny & some of it possessed a great element of fear of the unknown. Initially,#thesilence had a plan,the plan disappeared as the project took on a…

The Silence

When a #story is written,when a #poem is composed,when a #book is published,when a piece of #art is created & when a time in our history knocked on everyone’s door & people’s lives ,families & the world was turned on it’s head #thesilence project came into being.It originated in #Cobh with the help & encouragement…