Jack B. Yeats, Theodore of The Gulf

The Model reopens with major cultural event Salt Water Ballads

We are delighted to reopen to the public on Thursday 3rd of June with what is sure to be the major cultural event of 2021. We are proud to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Jack Butler Yeats in his home town of Sligo, with a very special exhibition entitled Salt Water Ballads. The

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My Mind Is Frazzled by Janet Mullarney (1991 92)

Farewell to The Body Electric

In response to works chosen from The Niland Collection for The Body Electric exhibition, the following poems have been written in a masterclass last weekend with writer Tara Bergin. The unusual and varied responses are both delightful and intriguing. Observe the I From stone Revealed The stark Dark crow You

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Launch of Correspondences, Dublin Book Festival, 2019

The Body Electric; An Interview with writer Jessica Traynor – Part 2

The Body Electric; An Interview with writer Jessica Traynor – Part 2 by Marie-Louise Blaney. Marie-Louise Blaney is the Education Curator at The Model, Sligo.   Jessica Traynor is an award-winning poet, creative writing teacher and dramaturg from Dublin. She has a strong interest in feminism and contemporary human rights.

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Jessica Traynor

The Body Electric; An Interview with writer Jessica Traynor – Part 1

The Body Electric; An Interview with writer Jessica Traynor – Part 1 by Marie-Louise Blaney. Marie-Louise Blaney is the Education Curator at The Model, Sligo.   Jessica Traynor is an award-winning poet, creative writing teacher and dramaturg from Dublin. Her debut collection Liffey Swim (Dedalus Press, 2014), was shortlisted for the

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‘Birds Watching’ project, 2019

The Body Electric; An Interview with artist Suzanne Walsh – Part 4

The Body Electric; An Interview with artist Suzanne Walsh – Part 4 by Marie-Louise Blaney. Marie-Louise Blaney is the Education Curator at The Model, Sligo.   Entrevue In the final stage of this interview with artist Suzanne Walsh, I was curious to find out more about how they find titles

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'Almost There you Are', 2021

The Body Electric; An Interview with artist Suzanne Walsh – Part 3

The Body Electric; An Interview with artist Suzanne Walsh – Part 3 by Marie-Louise Blaney. Marie-Louise Blaney is the Education Curator at The Model, Sligo.   Entrevue Today Suzanne Walsh talks to us about AE Russell, the strange doings of Aleister Crowley and some thoughts on philosophy. MLB   Suzanne, are

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