25 episodes

Celebrating creative souls from County Clare, Ireland. Exploring creativity, community, creative practice and life in the west of Ireland. Hosted by author Ruairí McKiernan. www.ruairimckiernan.com

Creative Souls of Clare Ruairí McKiernan

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Celebrating creative souls from County Clare, Ireland. Exploring creativity, community, creative practice and life in the west of Ireland. Hosted by author Ruairí McKiernan. www.ruairimckiernan.com

    Dora Gola - Singer, Songwriter and Dancer

    Dora Gola - Singer, Songwriter and Dancer

    Dora is a force of nature. She’s a singer, songwriter, musician and dancer living in Lahinch. Dora moved to Ireland from Poland as a teenager and she shares some of her journey around this in what is a very rich conversation which includes her views on why authenticity is so important to Dora in her journey. This podcast is supported by Creative Ireland Clare and is also available as an audio podcast on main platforms www.pod.link/creativesouls and also as a video podcast on YouTube at https:...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    David Hope - Musician and Songwriter

    David Hope - Musician and Songwriter

    David is a singer-songwriter from Shannon who oozes music and musicality. He has 5 studio albums to his name and he also has a rich and fascinating background in bringing music into youth and community settings, including care homes. This podcast is supported by Creative Ireland Clare and is also available as a video podcast on YouTube at https://youtu.be/h831HLYJAkURuairí McKiernan Website | E-newsletter | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | LinkedIn | Book | Patron | Love and Courage Podcast |...

    • 48 min
    Nóirin Lynch - Singer and songwriter

    Nóirin Lynch - Singer and songwriter

    Nóirin is a singer and songwriter living in Spanish Point on the west coast of Clare. Nóirin is deeply immersed in the Irish folk tradition and has two albums out in the world. She’s also a great community person and as you’ll hear now, works hard to help create spaces for people to come together to connect with each other, and with themselves. This podcast is supported by Creative Ireland Clare and is also available to watch as a video on YouTube https://youtu.be/1sqQjJ9WGYwRuairí McKiernan ...

    • 50 min
    Pat Ryan - Songwriter and co-founder of Anam Music

    Pat Ryan - Songwriter and co-founder of Anam Music

    Originally from Kildare, Miltown Malbay-based Pat is a stalwart of the music scene around Clare, especially North West Clare. He is the co-founder of Anam Music, which hosts great intimate gigs for music lovers and he also runs Pat Ryan Music Services which helps artists with a range of administrative and operational supports. Pat has also recently ventured into the world of songwriting and he has a lot to say about his love for music and the importance of music in our lives. This podca...

    • 50 min
    Deirdre Devally - Poet, Writer, Songwriter

    Deirdre Devally - Poet, Writer, Songwriter

    Ennis-based Deirdre is a writer of poetry, prose and songs. Deirdre has been published extensively and has a very strong and clear voice on social issues. She’s had a fascinating journey along the way including 2 years in a Buddhist Monastery in LA. We talk about this and so much more in this fascinating chat. This podcast is supported by Creative Ireland Clare and is also available as a video podcast on YouTube https://youtu.be/IGEzUiPC6ZARuairí McKiernan Website | E-newsletter | Twitter | I...

    • 51 min
    Harrison Gardner - Eco-builder, Teacher, Co-founder of Common Knowledge

    Harrison Gardner - Eco-builder, Teacher, Co-founder of Common Knowledge

    Based near Inagh Harrison is a Co-Founder of Common Knowledge, a new non-profit organisation that is making waves. Common Knowledge focuses on sharing skills for a sustainable life. Originally from Australia, Harrison has worked all over the world and is particularly focused on how building and construction creates and nourishes not just houses, but homes, communities, lives, and relationships. He has a bestselling book called Build Your Own and he also has a new TV show hitting our screens. ...

    • 58 min

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