SHANE Clarke is CEO of Nano Nagle Place, site of the former Presentation Convent in Cork city, founded by Nano Nagle in the 1750s. It has been renovated as a heritage, community and education project, and has two retail spaces, one which sells books, crafts and design and the other which sells books of historical interest. It was recently announced as one of the Retail Excellence Ireland Top 100 stores.
Sun, 29 Sep, 2019
CELEBRATING 25 years, the Backwater Artists Group (BAG) in Cork has plenty to shout about. It is one of the largest artists’ studio groups in Ireland. But a technical glitch in the application for funding has resulted in zero money from the Arts Council this year.
Wed, 25 Feb, 2015