Cairde Visual Review

On the 6th of July, Cairde Visual opened in The Model. The exhibition is Cairde Sligo Arts Festival’s fourth annual open submission show. The exhibition features work from both national and international artists across a diverse range of media with over 100 pieces from 87 artists on display. The exhibiting

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Undercurrents, Divergent Paths in Contemporary Folk

The Model is delighted to announce a new series of music curated by composer and musician Emer Mayock, which will run throughout autumn and winter 2017. The series features a distinct range of contemporary folk artists each exploring their contrasting influences and approaches to song, dance or music; while also

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Cairde Sligo Arts Festival

The Model is hosting a number of events during Cairde Sligo Arts Festival, which takes place from 09 – 15 July and promises music, theatre and visual arts that will appeal to all ages. The Model Presents Cairde Visual From 06 Jul. – 06 Aug. The Model presents Cairde’s fourth

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Interview: Steve Wickham

(Photography by Paul Mc Manus) Steve Wickham is a true Sligo treasure. As a long-serving member of The Waterboys, the Dublin born violinist has travelled the globe collaborating and performing live with the likes of Bob Dylan, U2, REM, Elvis Costello, The Hothouse Flowers and Sinead O’ Conner. Wickham is

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Interview: New Irish Directors

New Irish Directors is a short series of film at the Model curated by Edel Doherty. To get under the skin of New Irish Directors, Rebecca Kennedy sat down with Edel to discuss the series and what it has to offer Sligo audiences. Why the focus on Irish director’s? It’s

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New spring cinema programme with Sligo film society

The Model Cinema which runs in partnership with Sligo Film Society – one of the longest running in the country – returns this January to it’s usual Thursday evening slot with a packed programme of the latest and best in international and independent film. The spring season opens on Thursday

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