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Listen to a wide selection of arts and entertainment available during the Clonmel Junction Arts Festival every July in County Tipperary. Hear creatives and visitors offer inside information about discovery points throughout the sunny southeast of Ireland.

Clonmel Junction Arts Festival Bernie Goldbach

    • Society & Culture

Listen to a wide selection of arts and entertainment available during the Clonmel Junction Arts Festival every July in County Tipperary. Hear creatives and visitors offer inside information about discovery points throughout the sunny southeast of Ireland.

    MoonMistix and Large Art E11

    MoonMistix and Large Art E11

    • 15 min
    Creative Conversations E10

    Creative Conversations E10

    Contributions from Kojii Helnwein on Instagram, Claire Bentley and Laura O’Mahony outside Hickey’s Bakery talking about creative inspiration, Paul Rowe from the Art of Collaboration, Martin Carey from Solar Studio, and 8yo Dylan listening to Lyn Mather catching dreams.

    01:05 Laura hails from Clerihan

    01:30 Reflecting on the multimedia programme at Tipperary Institute.

    02:41 Where Laura gets inspiration.

    03:43 She loves talking to people.

    04:46 PRO TIP: Develop an Instagram profile that builds trust.

    08:03 The Bossy Posse

    09:49 The Art of Collaboration with Dr Paul Roe.

    10:35 Under the Clonmel Guard arches at noon.

    11:09 Dylan queries Robert Ballagh.

    12:22 Lyn Mather's Dream Catcher

    14:40 Martin Carey's Solar Studio

    16:08 Family Fun Day

    See a wide variety of images and links about the Clonmel Junction Arts Festival by using the Spreaker app or look inside your podcatcher for the show notes for this episode. You can also check out Tipperary Live.ie or JunctionFestival.com website.

    You can also stream the Clonmel Junction Arts Podcast on Spotify and hear it however you like to hear your audio.

    https://tinyurl.com/spotifyjunction

    If you want to reach us, talk back to junctionfestival on Twitter or Clonmeljunctionfestival on Instagram. You can also drop a note into the Clonmel Junction Arts Booking Office in the Showgrounds.

    Book your tickets by searching “Clonmel Junction Arts Eventbrite”.

    17:31 Music by http://twitter.com/freakyfwoof

    • 17 min
    Sun-split Art on the Fourth E09

    Sun-split Art on the Fourth E09

    Bernie Goldbach, American in Ireland, shares thoughts about how the sound track of one's life is often the most significant source of artistic inspiration.

    00:29 Watching kayaks

    01:00 Artist Studio

    02: 24 John Kelly

    04:51 Ballagh was ahead of his time

    06:06 Bernieman on the 4th

    06:36 Born to Run

    06:04 unemployed before Clonmel commission

    09:41 Phil played Robert's guitar

    09:55 Hear Robert Ballagh on Episode 08

    10:05 Marie McMahon

    10:09 Eimear King

    10:18 Sun-Split Festival

    10:38 #traveldeeper

    10:45 Tommy Grogan has the best ice cream in Tipperary.

    11:17#clonmelarts report

    11:42 Top ClonmelArts image is Ballagh's

    12:20 celebration of landscape and culture

    13:14 Meet the Maker Jewellery

    13:34 Junction in the Park

    Book now:
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    • 15 min
    Robert Ballagh Artist Talk E08

    Robert Ballagh Artist Talk E08

    Fran Curry discusses a wide range of topics with Robert Ballagh, including inspirations for his work and the reason for his activism in Irish society. Claire Bentley introduces the segment as it was recorded in The Main Guard of Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland during the Clonmel Junction Arts Festival on July 2, 2019.

    You can see more details at http://junctionfestival.com

    01:27 Unemployed before Clonmel commission.

    02:00 Phil Lynott played Robert's guitar.

    03:49 Work inside Ardmore Studios.

    06:37 How were you commissioned for the Clonmel mural?


    The story involves his wife going into labour when the Clonmel project manager for Five Star rang about creating an 84 foot mural to be of local interest.

    10: 27 Lawrence Sterne

    12:24 Matte Formica and textured formica

    13: 27 What was it like to see the mural installed?

    14:56 Ballagh's number of commissions?

    17:24 Alchemist trick of capturing a soul

    18:24 Why Ballagh likes the Noel Brown work.

    19:10 Commission myself to paint Noel Brown

    20:23 Ignored by the arts establishment

    20:49 I live by these hands

    21:04 Why Ballagh does not apply for grants (no computer)

    24:02 Ballagh the activist

    25:42 Ireland lags in artistic GDP spend

    26:54 Every town has an arts remit

    29:06 What bands were you in?

    29:06 How do you make your art?

    31:30 Did you keep in touch with Michael

    33:07 How influenced were you by Frank Stella?

    34:57 Barcelona suite of furniture

    37:07 No art ever came out of that bog

    37:52 Professional advice: “Work on that".

    38:47 Will Ballagh return to Clonmel?

    If you’re interested in images and links about Robert Ballagh’s work, look at the show notes for this episode. They should be visible in the podcatcher you’re using. You can also check out The Nationalist at any newsagent in Clonmel or search Tipperary Live for the Clonmel Junction Arts Podcast.

    You can see images for each of the major points related to Robert Ballagh’s Artist Talk if you use the Spreaker app and download the Clonmel Junction Arts Podcast. You can stream from the Spreaker app. Plus you get the images and also get to tap on hyperlinks directly from the Spreaker player.

    You can also stream the Clonmel Junction Arts Podcast on Spotify and hear it however you like to hear your audio. Try it with Google Voice Search or with Siri.

    Listen on Spotify https://tinyurl.com/spotifyjunction

    If you want to reach us, use the hashtag #clonmelarts on Twitter or Instagram. You can also drop a note into the Clonmel Junction Arts Booking Office in the Showgrounds.

    40:23 Book your tickets by searching “Clonmel Junction Arts Eventbrite”.

    Thanks to the Tipperary County Museum, TippCoCo, Camida, Clonmel Showgrounds.

    Music by http://twitter.com/freakyfwoof

    • 40 min
    Checking out Discovery Points E07

    Checking out Discovery Points E07

    Bernie Goldbach and the Youth Media Team share inside information about what a family might enjoy doing outside on Monday, July 1st during the Clonmel Junction Arts Festival. Bernie offers eight discovery points that he has on his phone for the first of July

    Start at 0830 and enjoy brekkie outside Hickey's at the West Gate.

    01:36 Explore Clonmel's Laneways.
    02:35 Walk the Suir Blueway. Start on the Quay, pass Camida, go under the Old Waterford Road, and meander for 12 minutes to get an excellent river view.

    10:27 About Suircan.
    11:44 Pass the James Early mural on the corner of Wellington Street. It’s a Discovery Point. Then continue along Wellington Street to turn right on Nelson Street. You’ll pass the South Tipperary Arts Centre—worth visiting later today.

    12:21 Use the map. You should turn left on Parnell Street to head back down Mitchell Street towards the Main Guard.

    12:39 Once on the pedestrianised Mitchell Street, you might enjoy getting a takeaway sandwich from Niamh’s on the corner.

    13:01 At noon, enjoy Everybody Dance Now under the Main Guard Arches.

    13:06 Then take your sandwich to one of the picnic tables in Mitchell Street to enjoy the Street Party.

    13:19 Visit artwork in the Narrow Space Gallery.

    13:45 Head towards Print Van Go in the Showgrounds.
    14:40 Get a postcard about Robert Ballagh.
    15:05 Eimear King refects on Ballagh.

    See more at http://tipperarylive.ie

    Listen on https://tinyurl.com/spotifyjunction

    Contact us by using the #clonmelarts hashtag on Twitter or Instagram. You can also drop a note into the Clonmel Junction Arts Booking Office in the Showgrounds.

    Book Junction Arts on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.ie/o/clonmel-junction-arts-festival-19982185981

    Thanks to Andre Louis for the backing tracks.

    • 17 min
    Eimear King remembers Ballagh and Rattle the Boards E06

    Eimear King remembers Ballagh and Rattle the Boards E06

    Ballagh's big art in Clonmel. And like fesitval director Cliona Maher, Eimear enjoys Rattle the Boards, one of the liveliest traditional acts in Ireland's music scene. You can hear them live on the first of July in the White Memorial Theatre. Book now at https://www.eventbrite.ie/o/clonmel-junction-arts-festival-19982185981

    "St Patrick Was a Gentleman" is used under license from https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC40Q4d2fszwjFu-CQ-YHuyA

    • 16 min

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