Arts House, with Harry Keaney, Sunday, March 3rd

Sligo Field Club will have the official launch of the 4th volume of its Journal on Friday, March 8th at 5:30pm in the Liber bookshop in O Connell Street in Sligo. We speak to its editors, Martin Timoney and Jim Foran.

There’s a heritage survey being done in County Leitrim. It’s a chance for anyone to make it known what aspects of Leitrim’s heritage they value and would like to see conserved, even celebrated. In Part 2, Sarah Malone, heritage officer with Leitrim County Council, been telling us about the survey.

The Cairde Sligo Arts Fes returns from July 6th to 13th this year. But festival organisers are now looking for Cairde Young Curators, a new initiative that focuses on those aged between 14 and 21 years old. In Part 3 Tara McGowan has been telling us what it’s all about.
Also, there’s plenty of amateur drama around at the moment, be it in Tubbercurry, Leitrim or Ballyshannon. In Kiltyclogher in North Leitrim, they’re staging their 37th drama festival and Hubert McMorrow has been filling us in. The Western Drama Festival is running in Tubbercurry until March 9th. Ballyshannon Drama Society is hosting its festival from March 9th to 17th.

And we conclude with news about some interesting arts events.