TradTalk – Exploring opportunities in the traditional arts

TradTalk – Exploring opportunities in the traditional arts

Saturday, 16 November 2019, 9.30am

Traditional artists come together for a unique gathering exploring ways of creating a more sustainable landscape in the traditional arts.

Speakers: Tristan Rosenstock, Oisín Mac Diarmada, Jack Talty, Úna Monaghan, John Carty, Danny O’Mahony, Paul Flynn, Sharon Rollston, Marie O’Byrne, Martin Hayes and Steve Cooney, Steven Hadley, Edwina Guckian, Breandán de Gallaí, Sibéal Davitt, Alistair Anderson, Jamie McMenemy, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Cormac Breathnach, Toner Quinn.


Schedule · Saturday, 16 November 2019

Registration, Tea/Coffee 

Welcome and Overview by Tristan Rosenstock & Oisín Mac Diarmada

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Residencies (Jack Talty, Úna Monaghan, John Carty, Danny O’Mahony)

Support Streams (Paul Flynn *The Arts Council, Sharon Rollston *Music Network, Marie O’Byrne *Hawk’s Well Theatre)

Public Interview: Martin Hayes & Steve Cooney reflect on a career in performance.

Lunch (Soup/Sandwich & Tea/Coffee provided)

Presentation: Audiences, Culture and Democracy: Big ideas for interesting times (Dr. Steven Hadley, NUI Galway) 

Panel Discussion: The next steps for dance (Edwina Guckian, Breandán de Gallaí, Sibéal Davitt)

Panel Discussion: An international perspective (Alistair Anderson*England, Jamie McMenemy*Brittany)

Panel Discussion: Expanding horizons in the traditional arts (Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Cormac Breathnach, Toner Quinn)

Supported by The Arts Council Traditional Arts Project Award 2019



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