Panel discussion at ‘a creative momentum project’ closing event

On Thursday 12 April our lunchtime ‘closing event’ for ‘a creative momentum project’ took place at Electric Galway. Following a number of presentations about the project’s outputs, we held a panel discussion on ‘Creativity & Peripherality in the West of Ireland – how does the picture look?’ featuring creative entrepreneurs and support agencies from across the West of Ireland.

Pat Collins, NUI Galway;
Ruth Graham, Ruth Graham Illustration;
Éamonn O’Sullivan, Hewn Spoons;
Sarah Dillon, Development Manager, The WRAP Fund;
Sallyann Marron, Sallyann’s Bags;
Manus Burke, Howling Hamster;
Siobhán Mulcahy, Co Clare Arts Officer

Chaired by Leitrim-based designer Leo Scarff, the panel discussion covered a range of issues facing creative enterprises operating from the West of Ireland. The discussion opened with the four creative entrepreneurs sharing their experiences.

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