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In this week’s Arts House on Ocean Fm: We hear about a new book by Fergus O Ferrall, whose ancestor John Ferrall was master of Sligo workhouse from 1852 to 1866. Donal MacPolin tells us about his exhibition of watercolours and illustrations entitled Traditional Boats of Ireland that’s running in…

  In this week’s programme, we will hear about walking tours in Bundoran; about an archaeological excavation in Donegal and reviving the ancient sport of stick-fighting. We also hear about Kids Own Publishing Partnership, a children’s arts organisation and publishing house, and Ireland’s only dedicated publisher of books by children…

Thursday last was Yeats Day in Sligo, with a variety of activities marking the Nobel Prize-winning poet’s 154th birthday. Susan O’Keeffe, is director of the Yeats Society Sligo. We all know the value of fostering a love of reading in children, and the great worth in giving a child a…

In this programme, we hear about plans for the future by Donegal Railway Heritage Centre and from the comedy duo the 2 Johnnies who are coming to Sligo on Feb. 1st. We also hear about a Famine exhibition from the U.S. that’s currently on show in Derry. And of course,…

Listen back to these podcasts from Arts House presented by Barbara-Rose Sanwo for Ocean FM on Sundaty 15th July. Michael A. Hargadon Commemoration and the Maritime Festival Derry 2018.   Author Martin Jim McPadden, his book ‘Don’t go there’ bringing to light his journey to sobriety through faith.    …

Listen back to this podcast of Arts House which was broadcast on Sunday July 7th. Barbara-Rose speaks with the Mark O’Donnell from music group Billow Wood, they have released their brand new track ‘Pushin’ and Shovin’. Also on the show, Madrid based Latino infused band Track Dogs take their tour…