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Win Happy Podcast

Dec 29, 2022

On the last podcast of 2022 I chat with Irish artist, Elizabeth Cope about her work and her solo exhibition, which runs until the 15th January at the Visual Centre at the Carlow Studio Gallery.

Elizabeth who is 70 years young, chats about her exhibition "The palpable bump at the bridge of the nose" and the accompanying...

Aug 7, 2021

In this special episode I chat with colourful and passionate, renowned Irish artist Elisabeth Cope at her home in Shankill Castle, Co.Kilkenny.

I was privileged to experience a sneak preview of her "9,000 babies ?" exhibition which features her work and work by guest artists. It is shocking, thought provoking and even...

Jul 29, 2021

In this episode I chat with Aideen Quirke of Cork Printmakers about her career, this special members organisation and some of the fantastic work that is happening including by an interesting group of young people from the migrant community.

She talks about art as a "precarious career choice", the importance of making...

Dec 7, 2020

In this episode I chat with Amy McKeogh the architect who founded the Design POP festival, which debuted in Cork in 2019 and unfortunately had to be cancelled last minute in 2020 due to Covid.

She tells me it is DEFINITELY happening in 2021 and we chat about founding her own architectural firm, Fíor Studios so early...

Sep 13, 2020

A secondary school teacher and a professor in UCC turned the attention of this hurling fanatic from Ballyhea in North Cork towards a career in the arts.

I chat with Executive Director of the Everyman Theatre, Sean Kelly about his life and career that included roles in Cork Opera House, Cork Film Festival and his current...