Nollaig 2016's Blog Posts Tagged 'Arts' (6)

Syracuse Hosts New Contemporary Irish Film Festival

The Syracuse Contemporary Irish Film Festival (SCIFF) kicks off its inaugural festival, June 22- 24th, at the Everson Museum of Art, located at 401 Harrison St, Syracuse, NY 13202. 

Syracuse has always held strong to its…


Added by Nollaig 2016 on June 4, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Amanda McKittrick Ros -- 'World's Worst Poet'?

Anna Margaret Ross (née McKittrick; 8 December 1860–2 February 1939), was an Irish writer,  who used the nom de plume Amanda McKittrick Ros. She was born in Drumaness, County Down, on December 8, 1860.  She holds the dubious distinction of being called by critics "one of the world's worst poets"…


Added by Nollaig 2016 on December 4, 2016 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

How Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page Led Me To Tara

mandolin strap

Well, how did Murray Heasman's interest in Celtic knotwork begin?  I used to play (well, try to play) a classical lute back mandolin (and before that, the Scottish bagpipes).  When in London, a friend and musician, Vince Millet of Secret…


Added by Nollaig 2016 on December 2, 2016 at 1:30am — 2 Comments

'New December' By Fergus Lyons: An Exhibition of Paintings


Donkey Look 26cm x 28cm…


Added by Nollaig 2016 on December 2, 2016 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

Christmas Book Picks From Four Courts Press, #3


From now until midnight on Friday 25th November, get a…


Added by Nollaig 2016 on November 25, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

Ireland's Most Romantic Painting

Hellelil and Hildebrand, The Meeting on the Turret Stairs

Frederic William Burton (1816-1900)

This richly coloured watercolour painting depicts the ill-fated lovers Hellelil and Hildebrand, meeting on the stone stairway of a medieval tower. The princess and her bodyguard had…


Added by Nollaig 2016 on February 5, 2014 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

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