What's On

Thursday 1 November - Saturday 1 December , 10am - 5pm daily, free of charge

Look Beyond

presented by See Change

Look Beyond – a photovoice research exhibition, will visit glór as part of its nationwide tour. The photography exhibition is the work of 16 people with lived experience of mental health difficulties. Look Beyond challenges perceptions of mental health in order to encourage positive conversation.
Look Beyond is the output of a photovoice research project conducted by Dr. Maria Quinlan and Dr. Etáin Quigley. Photovoice is a research and advocacy methodology which uses photography as a way of giving voice to people who often feel unheard and unseen in society.

The exhibition will be launched with a Talk by Ann Marie Flanagan on Thursday 1 November at 12pm. Ann Marie Flanagan is the Mid-West Regional Development Officer for SHINE - an organisation supporting People Affected by Mental Ill Health. 

Classes start first week of November,

French Conversation for Adults and Exam preparation for Teenagers

presented by Alliance Française de Limerick

Classes start first week of November.

Maybe you lived in France, or previously taught French, maybe you want to progress in your job, or perhaps it is 'juste pour le plaisir'. You can now practice your french for 90 minutes every Friday (10.30-12pm). We will discuss the news, read and comment on newspaper articles...etc.

We also offer specialised preparation classes Leaving Cert exams on Wednesday (4.20-5.20pm), and  for the Junior Cert (to be decided).

Alliance Française de Limerick is the oldest Alliance Française in Ireland, set up in 1944. It has been promoting the French language and culture on a non- profit making basis in the Limerick region, and is now coming to Ennis!   All of our teachers are native French speakers, qualified and experienced at teaching French as a foreign language. Our small groups have a maximum of 12 students allowing you to feel at ease and benefit from more individual time with the teacher.

Our academic year runs from November to May and has two semesters. For the first semester (14weeks) prices are:
Adults classes (90min): €190
Teens classes (60min): €125

For more information and/or to book contact  Rachel on 061414818 or bonjour@aflimerick.org

Further details on www.aflimerick.org

Friday 2 November in the Spás, 1.30pm, free of charge

The First Friday Series curated by Deirdre O’Mahony - Anne Mullee

in association with Clare Arts Office and The Artists' Resource Room

The Artists’ Resource Room is a visual artist-led community group providing a space for artistic dialogue in Co. Clare. First Fridays is a monthly series of talks and interactions with some of Ireland’s leading visual arts practitioners, both curators and artists, this season curated by Deirdre O’Mahony.

Deirdre O’Mahony’s art practice is grounded in collaborative engagements with different rural publics and contexts. In Clare, She developed X-PO, a former rural post-office in Killinaboy as a social and cultural public exchange for different communities.

Anne Mullee is a curator, researcher and art writer based in Co. Clare. She is curator of The Courthouse Gallery and Studios, Ennistymon, whilst also maintaining an independent practice.

Friday 9 November, 6.30pm - 9.00pm, €55 (includes all materials)

Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

We are delighted to welcome back this very popular workshop on Modern Calligraphy for Beginners.  A fresh and contemporary approach to the age-old skill of beautiful writing, this revived and reimagined style of calligraphy is already proving popular with type-lovers and wedding parties across the US and UK. During this workshop you will be introduced to the joys of writing with dip nib and ink by learning the basic techniques, letter forms and how to compose words and phrases.  The workshop fee includes a kit of all you need for the class and to continue practicing at home.

Early booking strongly advised.

Fee includes all materials: Starter Calligraphy Kit with pen holder, nib, calligraphy ink, guide sheets, paper, blotting paper.

Friday 7 December in the Spás, 1.30pm, free of charge

The First Friday Series curated by Deirdre O’Mahony - Matt Packer

in association with Clare Arts Office and The Artists' Resource Room

The Artists’ Resource Room is a visual artist-led community group providing a space for artistic dialogue in Co. Clare. First Fridays is a monthly series of talks and interactions with some of Ireland’s leading visual arts practitioners, both curators and artists, this season curated by Deirdre O’Mahony.

Deirdre O’Mahony’s art practice is grounded in collaborative engagements with different rural publics and contexts. In Clare, She developed X-PO, a former rural post-office in Killinaboy as a social and cultural public exchange for different communities.

Matt Packer is the Director of EVA International – Ireland’s Biennial of Contemporary Art and has curated numerous exhibitions in Ireland and internationally.