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Arts and Entertainment in County Kildare

About the Artists

About the Artists

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Cathy O’Kennedy

Cathy O’Kennedy is artistic director of Fluxusdance Kildare. Recent Productions include Delicious Death, You Can’t Kill a Button, Súil Eile. Dance in Education residencies include ‘The Vikings in Motion’, San Carlos NS, Leixlip

Máire Davey

Máire Davey was commissioned by Fingal Co Council to work on Artist in Schools programmes. She has worked with Waterford Healing Arts, Leichhardt Council Sydney, Fringe Festival Wellington, New Zealand and continues to engage with adult groups in Finglas, Dublin.

Colleen Lambe

Colleen Lambe is from Kilcullen. Her work concentrates in sculpture, mainly using materials such as willow and cob. She is also skilled in pottery, paper making and sculpture made from mixed media.

Carly McNulty

Carly McNulty is a Naas based visual artist and facilitator. Her work has an installation and drawing base and has been exhibited in venues including Temple Bar Gallery, The R.H.A, and Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge.

The Leinster Printmaking Studio

The Leinster Printmaking Studio represents a group of professional artists from the wider Kildare area. They engage with arts centres across Ireland, exhibiting members work and facilitating workshops

Eddie O’Neill

Eddie O’Neill has been involved in Kildare County Council’s Music Outreach scheme and artist in schools initiatives. Thunder Drums, Irelands first Japanese TAIKO Drumming Band based in Newbridge, are inspired and led by percussionist Eddie.

David Day

David Day is an Athy based percussionist and has been facilitating workshops in schools, and with youth and com-munity groups for the last three years. David is also a member of Thunder Drums.

Tomás Ó Póil

Tomás Ó Póil is a member of the Newbridge based Traditional Irish / Bluegrass group Cathu, with which he plays Uilleann pipes, Low Whistle and Dobro. He teaches at Newbridge School of Music and privately.

Kate Dempsey

Kate Dempsey has had work broadcast on BBC radio and has had work published and shortlisted for various awards and competitions. She has developed a writing course for primary schools with the Gaelscoil in Maynooth and has taken it to schools in Kildare and Meath.

Pauline Devine

Pauline Devine lives in Newcastle, County Dublin. She is the author of King Longbeard, (televised by RTE), The Hungry Horse, Best Friends, Riders by the Grey Lake and Best Friends Again. She has been Writer-in-residence in libraries and schools (Ireland, Wales, USA) and has worked as journalist, teacher, adjudicator and editor.

Kildare County Council