Photographer Walter Pfeiffer once met a man from Roundstone who told him “Connemara is grey”. “Grey it certainly is on countless days in winter and o(...)

Arts archive: Carmel O’Sullivan of UCD Library; Prof Andrew Deeks, UCD president; and Brendan Flynn, founder of the Clifden Arts Festival.  Photograph: Jason Clarke.

Extensive film and audio recordings of poets Seamus Heaney, Paula Meehan and Moya Cannon and musicians Christy Moore and Bill Whelan form part of a C(...)

Artist Joe Boske and cartoonist Tom Mathews

Joe Boske is an artist best-known for arts festival and theatre posters, records and CD covers, who has had numerous exhibitions in Ireland, England a(...)

Seamus Heaney, who died last month: Up to 12 writers will read from his works in sequence to mark the fact that the Nobel laureate was “such a great friend” of the Clifden Community Arts Festival, according to its director Brendan Flynn.

Poets and artists will participate in an “intimate remembrance service” tomorrow for the late Seamus Heaney as part of this year’s Clifden Community A(...)