The Model, Sligo.

Young Model funding award for Nailand collection

Young Model is delighted to announce that its programme has received the 2009 Arts Council Young Ensembles Scheme Award. The young team plan to embark on their most challenging project yet this summer. Through a medium that they are very familiar with — namely video and sound — young model

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The Model, Sligo.

Music for the Buses

Live Lunch with Gerry Harrington & Margaret Rhatigan, Sligo Bus Station May 15th The Model, along with hosts Bus Eireann, are creating another unique musical experience with a lunchtime gig in the Bus Station in Sligo this Friday 15th May. The performance will feature local traditional musicians Gerry Harrington and

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Katie Kim and Valerie Francis bewitch the Pharmacy

Katie Kim’s Sligo set list. New Spaces for Music made its Autumn/Winter return on Saturday night (Oct 3rd) with performances from Katie Kim and Valerie Francis, accompanied by live visuals from Donal Dineen. Here’s what our Music Programmer Aoife Flynn felt about Saturday’s gig: Still basking from the glow of

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The Model, Sligo.

Young model interview with Mark Garry and Paul Butler Part.2

Watch Video Young model met Reverse Pedagogy artists Mark Garry and Paul Butler and spoke with them about their work and what it means to be part of Reverse Pedagogy. For Part one watch here>

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A building in progress

Site Visit, originally uploaded by modelniland. Model staff Aoife Flynn, Emer Marron and Denise Rushe paid a visit to The Model site with their camera in tow to report in on progress. The building has really taken shape with the roof now on the three-story extension and each of the

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The Model, Sligo.

Twin Jesus Christs unvelled

One of Sang-Kyoon Noh’s Twin Jesus Christs Following a delivery on Wednesday that took 5 men and 2 hours to complete, the Twin Jesus Christs, some 9-feet tall per statue, were placed in the Model Satellite on Castle Street in preparation for Medium Religion. I was curious to see inside

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