Category Archives: Arts

T.V. Honan

T.V. Honan – Director of Spraoi International Street Arts Festival  T.V. has worked professionally in the arts since 1989 and is one of the founding members of Spraoi. He has served as a member of the Arts Council, the Cultural Relations Committee at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Waterford City Development Board. He played […]

David Whelan

DAVID WHELAN CEO Immersive VR Education David Whelan is CEO of Immersive VR Education Ltd. Along side his wife, Sandra Whelan, David co-founded the company in 2014 with the aim of bringing Immersive technology to distance learning and transform how students learn globally. In March 2018, David and the team successfully listed VR Education Holdings […]

Eilís Lavelle

Eilís Lavelle   Eilís Lavelle is a co-director of Workhouse Union working with artists, designers, architects, and crafts-people to develop projects examining housing, civic infrastructure, and the commons, engaging people with the spaces and places we live. Eilís was the curator of Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre from 2005- 2013, curating over 80 exhibitions, project, and […]

Dr Eamonn Kelly

  Dr Eamonn Kelly is a Principal Officer at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht working in the all-of-Government Creative Ireland Programme.  Eamonn was previously posted for four years as Ireland’s Attaché (Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht) to the European Union based at the Permanent Representation of Ireland to the EU in Brussels, and […]

WCQ Spotlight – Enda Moran

Our February Spotlight feature focuses on local artist and founder of “Core Creations” Enda Moran. In January, Enda ran a project called Snippets through Waterford Cultural Quarter’s Open Call initiative. What is your background? My work in the community as a teacher and facilitator is closely interwoven with my experience as a solo and collaborative performer. Through […]

WCQ January 19 Newsletter

Have you signed up for our WCQ newsletter yet? Here’s our January 19 edition.   WCQ Newsletter January 19 Welcome to the Waterford Cultural Quarter January Newsletter. This month our Spotlight feature focuses on Síle Penkert, Executive Director of Garter Lane Arts Centre on O’Connell Street in the heart of the Cultural Quarter. We have an updates […]

Core Creations presents Snippets

Snippets

        “Snippets” is a project brought to us by Core Creations. Waterford Cultural Quarter is delighted to fund this initiative. This project invites community engagement and collaboration to create multidisciplinary artworks that the entire community can be part of and enjoy. ‘Snippets’ is a collection of stories and histories of its inhabitants, […]

Creative Spirits Case Study Meeting Waterford

Creative Spirits Case Study Meeting Waterford Waterford City and County Council welcomed  twenty-four members of the Creative Spirits network to the Cultural Quarter in the O’Connell Street area of the city for an Case Study Meeting on November 6th and 7th. Creative Spirits is a European Union funded URBACT network of nine EU cities, including […]