Joan Clancy Gallery and Mooneys Pub celebrate Culture Night
Press Release September 2010
Temple Bar Cultural Trust recently announced the largest ever Culture Night will take place around Ireland on Friday 24th September 2010.
Culture Night is essentially an evening where all forms of culture can be explored and enjoyed. To celebrate this event Joan Clancy Gallery in Mweelahorna,
Ring will open its doors from 6.30 – 9.30pm and welcomes visitors to a taste of culture for the evening with the added treat of a glass of wine or soft drink.
"It is great to be invited to partake in Culture Night" says Joan Clancy, "galleries, museums, cathedrals, theatres and other cultural venues will stay open late,
welcoming visitors of all ages for a taste of culture for one night. "Culture Night now in its fifth year, provides the platform to celebrate our distinct cultural and creative resources which are a source of great national pride
and an essential element of our national competitiveness in a globalised world.
"We are delighted that the Gaeltacht areas are participating for the first time and Joan Clancy Gallery will exhibit works by some of the finest local and
internationally acclaimed visual artists".
Mooney's Pub in Ring, the renowned venue for the best in folk and traditional music are marking Culture Night with supper and complimentary drink for €10.
"And while you are enjoying that you can hear great music and song and get a chance to practice your cúpla focail as well." says Anne Gough the proprietor.
Culture Night is co-ordinated by Temple Bar Cultural Trust and supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture & Sport in partnership with the regional
arts offices, OPW and Ealaín na Gaeltachta.
Joan Clancy Gallery is located 10K south of Dungarvan in Mweelahorna, An Rinn (Ring) near Coláiste na Rinne (Ring College) and the Cunnigar beach in the
scenic Co Waterford Gaeltacht.
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Mooney's Pub is located 2k from Joan Clancy Gallery, on the main road towards Helvick. (058) 46204