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The Three Sisters 2020 Bid Team is proud to co-sponsor this seminar presented by Trinity College Dublin, Carlow College and VISUAL, in Carlow

VISUAL Carlow‘Conflict, Migration and Identity in Modern Ireland: Global and Transnational Perspectives’

The Three Sisters 2020 Bid Team is proud to co-sponsor this seminar presented by Trinity College Dublin, Carlow College and VISUAL, in Carlow, 13 – 15th April 2016.

 

This seminar offers a timely opportunity to reflect on the fascinating relationships between conflict, migration and identity in modern Irish history and culture. This conference will explore the Irish experience within transnational and global trends and contexts, and will feature lectures, talks, performances and masterclasses on the histories, sociology and literatures of migration, conflict and identity by world-renowned Irish and international academics, artists and commentators, including Professor Joe Lee (New York University), Professor Bridget Anderson (University of Oxford), Professor Joe Cleary (Maynooth University) and Professor Enda Delaney (University of Edinburgh).

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Waterford Greenway – Public Meetings

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Public Information Meetings

 Bealach Ghlas Phort Láirge – Cruinnithe Phoiblí

 Waterford City and County Council is currently developing the Waterford Greenway along a 45km section of the old disused railway line from Dungarvan to Waterford. It is anticipated that this amenity will officially open to the public in the second half of 2016. It is envisaged that the development and completion of the Greenway will have a hugely significant cultural, social and economic impact on the people of Waterford in the years to come.

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Award Winning Artist visits the Three Sisters Region this weekend April 9th

Julie Merriman

 

Greyfriars Municipal art Gallery is delighted to announce that on Saturday 9 April at 12noon the award-winning Dublin-based visual artist Julie Merriman will be in Greyfriars Gallery to talk about her work currently on show in Greyfriars as part of “30 Years / Artists / Places”, a touring exhibition marking 30 years of Local Authorities supporting visual arts in Ireland.

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The Theatre Royal Presents: A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN by Eugene O’Neill


A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN

 

 

 

A Moon For The Misbegotten by Eugene O’Neill

As part of a Three Sisters initiative, the National Opera House is teaming up with the Theatre Royal, Waterford who are putting on a fantastic experience for their Wexford Friends in the Theatre Royal this Saturday 12 March at 7.30pm. 

The Three Sisters will be rolling out this initiative across the region in the coming weeks.

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COLLABORATION: THREE SISTERS & WATERFORD INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

 

EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE BID GETS W.I.T BACKING

Waterford Institute of Technology & Three Sisters 2020 recently signed a memorandum of understanding helping to develop collaboration in the fields of Innovation, Education, Research & Technology.

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Pictured at the signing of the MOU between WIT and Three Sisters 2020 are: WIT President, Willie Donnelly and Mayor of Waterford City and County Council, Cllr John Cummins, Witnesses Chief Executive Wexford County Council, Tom Enright, Three Sisters 2020 Bid Director Michael Quinn and Three Sisters 2020 Bid Team Lead, Katherine Collins

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Three Sisters 2020 Bid Shortlisted for European Capital of Culture 2020 Title

 

The Bid for the title of European Capital of Culture 2020 is one step closer for the Three Sisters region of Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny as our Bid has today (Friday, November 13) reached the shortlist stage.

The shortlisting was announced at Dublin Castle this afternoon after the Selection Panel considered a comprehensive bid document and an intensive interview with each of the bid teams from Dublin, Limerick, Galway and The Three Sisters.

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The Three Sisters 2020 Bid Book is now submitted

 

16/10/2015. FREE TO USE IMAGE. Strong Bid Book from ‘The Three Sisters’ Submitted for European Capital of Culture 2020 Title The Cathaoirleach of Kilkenny Cllr. Mary Hilda Cavanagh, Cathaoirleach of Wexford Cllr. Tony Dempsey and The Mayor of Waterford Cllr. John Cummins gathered together to sign the Three Sisters European Capital of Culture 2020 Bid book today (Friday, October 16) as the Bid book is filed for the adjudication process in order to determine the what Bid City or region in Ireland will move forward to the next stage and be shortlisted for the 2020 title – Photograph Patrick Browne. The Mayor of Waterford Cllr. John Cummins, the Cathaoirleach of Kilkenny Cllr. Mary Hilda Cavanagh and the Cathaoirleach of Wexford Cllr. Tony Dempsey gathered together to submit the Three Sisters European Capital of Culture 2020 Bid book today (October 16). The regions Bid Book will today be filed for the adjudication process which will determine which city or region in Ireland will move forward to the shortlisting stage of the 2020 title Bid process. The South East region of Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny under the banner Three Sisters 2020 is one of four applications to bid for the European Capital of Culture title for 2020 The regional submission of the Three Sisters Bid book tells the story of what the Three Sisters region plans to deliver if the 2020 title is bestowed; it outlines the details of the regional profile, the vision of the region for the year of 2020, the regions cultural strategy and creative programme, the artistic and cultural make up of Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford and it also outlines the regions commitment to the Bid process and the Bid. It details the Three Sisters plans for cultural delivery and outreach to Ireland and to Europe in 2020. Commenting on the Bid Book content and the next stage of the process Bid Director, Michael Quinn says, “The Bid book is an eighty page document which outlines the regional vision by the Three Si

Representatives of Kilkenny, Wexford & Waterford local authorities recently gathered by the Three Sisters Marina on the banks of the River Barrow to celebrate the submission of the Three Sisters 2020 Bid Book which details the South-East Region’s plans to host the European Capital of Culture title for 2020.

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