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"…for peace comes dropping slow.."

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Lisa Vandegrift Davala

The poetic line “…for peace comes dropping slow” taken from the poem, The Lake Isle of Innisfree, was inscribed in light across the Sligo landscape at stunning locations and filmed to record its inscription. Various forms of light from natural to LED torches and mobile phones were used by ...

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Public Arena

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Jos van der Pol & Lisbeth Bik

?Public Arena is a triptych using three distinct medium which explore, animate and celebrate the socio-political journey of Tallaght Stadium. These include:

?A video film (33 min.), made in collaboration with students of Tallaght Community School and produced by Ali Curran. The script for this w...

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Lines/Plane: Larus/Cygnus

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Donald Urquhart

Lines/Plane: Larus/Cygnus is a work by Donald Urquhart, supported by Sligo County Council and commissioned under a water supply capital scheme. It is a permanent environmental work which is sited in the Garavogue River. Considering the source of funding for this project, it was appropriate...

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Irish Sky Garden

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James Turrell

The 'Irish Sky Garden' is a giant earth and stone crater embedded into the landscape of the Liss Ard Estate gardens. 

The artwork consists of an archway, a long megalithic-like passage, and stairs leading to an oval shaped, grass-lined crater, which measures 50 x 25 metres.

In the ce...

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Sing Us Another Story

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John Tunney & Christy McNamara

Beginning in 2007, Clare County Council's public art programme worked in close collaboration with Kilmaley Voluntary Housing Association in the development of this unique public art residency. This residency was awarded to Traditional Musician and Songwriter John Tunney who worked directly with t...

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Spencer Tunick Installation Dublin

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Spencer Tunick

Internationally acclaimed, New York based contemporary visual artist Spencer Tunick was commissioned by the Dublin Docklands Development Authority to photograph 2,500 nude participants on Dublin's South Wall. 

This work is part of a series of installations that have previously taken place i...

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Mind-Matter

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Dominic Thorpe

Dominic Thorpe was one of a number of artists invited to meet with people who suffer from the chronic physical pain disorder called neuropathic pain, and in response create art work that visualises pain. The project investigated the potential for artwork to assist in describing and diagnosin...

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50 Ways to Leave Dún Laoghaire

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Ciarán Taylor & Carpet Theatre

50 Ways to Leave Dún Laoghaire was a promenade performance in Dún Laoghaire Ferry Terminal, created by Ciarán Taylor with Carpet Theatre. It explored themes of departure, return and our complex relations with Britain and featured character movement with a specially devised live sco...

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Sightless Cinema

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Ciarán Taylor & Rachel Ni Chuinn

Director/devisor Ciarán Taylor collaborated with sound artist and composer Rachel Ní Chuinn to work with blind and visually impaired participants to explore, devise, perform, record and present new radio drama. The aim was to create work which came from the aural experience of blind peop

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100 Paces

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Sean Taylor

At the initial site visit to the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, attention was drawn to the dynamic acoustics and the architecture of Clarke Square (formally known as Palatine Square). 

This square seemed to Taylor to be a natural amphitheatre for a sound based work. However t...

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Per cent for art commission | St Mary's Ballina Co. Mayo

27 September 2021

St. Mary’s Secondary School, Ballina, Co. Mayo, invites proposals from professional artists, architects and designers for the commission of...More..

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Pathway

Nazareth Housing Association provides independent living houses for individuals and couples who are 65 and over and on the Sligo County Council housing list.  Nazareth Village is comprised of 48 houses in a garden setting.  The Village was financed as a public-private partnership between Nazareth Housing Association and Sligo County Council with funding from the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government.  

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