Is Linn é: 2016
Is linn é: 2016 (It’s our 2016) is a music education project initiated by Cavan County Council Heritage and Arts Offices. Musicians Brian Dillon and Liam McCabe, and Poet Noel Monahan will engage young people at four geographically-spread National Schools in the county to create a piece of music. The piece will commemorate and reflect on 1916 themes. The four schools; Corlurgan, Crossreagh, Milltown and Arvagh have selected a class group to work on this project with a total of one hundred and twelve children participating.
Visual Artists' Sessions at Townhall
The Visual Artists’ Sessions are a space for artists to come and share the workings of their visual arts practice. The first half of the evening invites artists to introduce the group to their practice, in the form of ten-minute introductions that will be organised in advance. The second half is a chance to chat. This month's session takes place on Tuesday, 9th February at 6.30pm.
Windows National Student Poetry Competition
Windows Publications, in association with Cavan County Council's Arts and Heritage Offices and the Cavan Crystal Hotel, has launched its 24th National Student Poetry Competition. The adjudicators will Heather Brett & Noel Monahan. Entry to this competition is free and can be on any subject. The closing date for entries is 16th March, 2016.
Contemporary Dance Workshop with Jessie Keenan
Following the success of her last workshop Jessie Keenan will be giving another 2 day contemporary dance workshop for adult beginners on the 13th and 14th of February, from 11am – 4pm. These workshops are open to anyone who is interested in becoming more in tune with their body, who would like to enjoy more of a sense of control in their movement, and who would like to get a little fitter, stronger, more flexible and healthier whilst having fun.