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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN)

Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) is an all-island umbrella group for business Angel networks. We are dedicated to promoting Angel investment and supporting the early stage entrepreneurial community in Ireland. We work to create an eco-systems that promotes and supports early stage investment market. We are actively working to increase the number of Angel investors who are interested in investing in early stage companies. We support the formation of new and existing Angel networks, both regionally and internationally, and within industry sectors. HBAN also acts as a voice to Government, stakeholders, business and the media to promote the interests and needs of the Angel and early stage investment community.

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New Project Manager at the Craft Granary

Hi all,

Just to let everyone know, I am leaving the Craft Granary in a couple of weeks. A very nice man by the name of Alan Norris is taking over from me as Project Manager and he can be contacted at and 087 905 8471

Many thanks for all your support,


Wednesday, June 2, 2010

The Clancy Brothers Music & Arts Festival 2010 Carrick-on-Suir, June 11th - 13th 2010

There is a full weekend of Music & Arts events planned for the Festival to cater for all tastes and ages including the Clancy Family Legacy Show, Concerts by leading national & international Folk Musicians, Art Exhibition Trail, Craft Fair, Lunch Theatre, Poetry, Heritage, Walking Tours, Quayside Entertainment, Family Fun Day and much more...many events Free

Celebrating Creativity Locally
The Art Exhibition Trail branch of the Clancy Brothers Festival is continually expanding from year to year where over 100 new, emerging and established artists, photographers, students and craftworkers from Carrick-on-Suir and all corners of the South East unite to showcase their latest diverse collection of inspiring unique artistic work in Celebration of Creativity Locally!

Just follow the Art Exhibition Trail signs around the town of Carrick-on-Suir and over the old bridge to Carrick Beg and be prepared to Discover the splendour of original art works in all styles and meet the artists who created them, Be awed by Carrick-on- Suir Camera Club’s spectacular photographic images as they share their passion for photography, Explore Carrick-on-Suir’s emerging young talented artists from local schools and experience their exciting display of vibrant artwork that captures the imagination, Uncover our local talented Craft workers as they showcase their constantly evolving collection of functional, decorative & innovative unique hand-crafted goods at the Craft Fair on William Street.…

Visit all Art Exhibition Venues along the Trail - Brewery Lane Theatre & Arts Centre, Strand Theatre, Friary Gallery & Community Arts Centre, Clancy House Nano Nagle Resource Centre, Public Library, Clancy Festival Office and the Presentation National School during the Festival weekend June 11th - 13th 2010 and be in with a chance to win a €100 voucher towards the artwork of your choice!!

In 2010 we have a few new treats for Art enthusiasts of all ages… at the Clancy Festival Office on New Street there will be an exclusive inaugural “Clancy Brothers Inspired” exhibition where Art Trail artists will be exhibiting a creative work of art as a tribute to The Clancy Brothers capturing their unrivalled magic in music and theatre Introduce young people to Art in our interactive and fun workshops along the Art Trail and watch their imaginations grow! Children’s workshops are free, details available at Festival Office & Venues. Adding another dimension to Art Trail 2010 you may get to see “Artists at work” actively creating an original piece of art up close and personal along the trail, so be prepared to be inspired! Art Exhibition Trail Venues general opening hours are 12 noon - 6pm (see Art Exhibition Trail Brochures for full details).

For Art Trail Enquiries, Contact Clancy Festival Office (051) 645588. The Clancy Brothers Music & Arts Festival - brochures available at several outlets. To keep up to date on Festival information visit our website To keep up to date on Art Trail 2010 news check out and Follow us on Facebook (Festival) and Facebook (Art Trail).
Thank you for supporting Local Art!