Tuesday 4th November 2008
Philip St.John is a prolific writer. His short stories
have been published in New Irish Writing and broadcast
on radio. He has just completed an M. Phil in Creative
Writing at Trinity College Dublin. Philip will read from
his latest novel, Crazy Baldheads, set in Jamaica in 1982.
He will also be happy to answer any questions you might
have on writing a novel.
Photographer & Artist
Jo Callanan, born in South Africa and now living
in Greystones, qualified as a Graphic Designer with
photography as a major interest.
In June this year, she hosted an open Studio Exhibition
day at Stylebawn farm studios, with a number of artists
who share and enjoy the open space of the Wicklow
foothills. Her presentation is not to be missed.
The young Irish Tenors
Tim Scanlon from Wicklow Town, Cormac O’Daly from
Tralee and Billy Kilkenny from Malahide (l to r) make up
The Young Irish Tenors.
In 2006, they embarked on two hugely successful U.S and
European tours, alongside Irish Dancing Troop, Rhythm of
the Dance. Cormac studies with Irish tenor, Emmanuel
Lawler, at the Conservatory of Music Dublin, where Billy
began his singing career under Vocal coach Robert Alderson.
Tim attended the prestigious Music department of Estonia's
Tallinn University, studying vocal training and choral
conducting with Merica Aarme and Pille Saar.
Check out www.theyoungirishtenors.com
Kris Finnerty is a singer/songwriter who lives
in Bray, Co. Wicklow. His latest album, Christy is Dead,
is 10 years of work comprised into one CD. The artwork in
the booklet to the songs themselves are a true showing of
Kris's artistic nature and talent.
His influences include Counting Crows, Band of Horses,
Ben Harper and Bob Dylan. He can be regularly seen at
The Porterhouse on Bray Seafront, Marriot Hotel and
The DungeonFitzpatrick Hotel, Killiney.
Check out www.bebo.com/Chistyfinno