Category Archives: Culture

The Culture Makers

The Culture Makers

The Culture Makers The “Culture Makers” exhibition, grant-aided through Waterford Cultural Quarter Open Call presents in 3 large paintings and one augmented reality sculpture, black Irish – African women as cultural protagonists and stakeholders within the new Waterford Cultural Quarter. The project aims to build on the positive momentum  provided by Africa Day in Waterford Cultural […]

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 […]

Jennifer O’Connell

  Jennifer O’Connell Jennifer O’Connell is a Saturday Magazine columnist and features writer with the Irish Times, specialising in human interest stories, interviews and news and opinion. She has been a journalist for over 20 years, and prior to the Irish Times, worked in The Sunday Business Post, RTE, TheJournal.ie, the Independent group of newspapers, […]

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 […]