Exhibition by brothers Mark and Damien Shanahan at Cashel Library

Brothers Mark and Damien Shanahan, from Pouldine, Horse and Jockey, whose exhibition of paintings titled ‘Contrasting Views’ is running until the end of the month.

Brothers Mark and Damien Shanahan, from Pouldine, Horse and Jockey, whose exhibition of paintings titled ‘Contrasting Views’ is running until the end of the month.

Mark lives and works in Limerick, has a degree in Fine Art Painting from Limerick School of Art and Design and is currently head of the Fine Art department in Colaiste Mhicil CBS and one of the directors of Gallery 75 in Limerick city. Marks work currently moves between traditional landscapes to stylised figuration, semi-abstraction and pure abstraction.

Damien is almost completely self taught, but he did train for a period under noted Limerick artist Roger McCarthy. Damien’s lively style brings a fresh energy and emotion to his work which has seen him win several prizes for his art.

The exhibition was launched last Saturday.

Saturday story-time will resume on Saturday 8th September at the usual time of 3.00 to 3.30pm it will include colouring and seasonal crafts. Suitable for children up to 6 years.

Toddler Story-time will resume On Wednesday 19th September at 11.00 to 11.30am please note change of day.

Summer Reading Tree will draw to close next week all those who are currently taking part please ensure your name and phone number is on your sheet before you give it back to the library a date for the presentation of medals will be decided in September.

Social Bridge Returns on Friday mornings in Cashel Library From Friday 7th Sept. 10.30a.m -1.pm

Bridge is a game full of strategy and tactics. It’s part science, part maths, part logic, part reason. Trust, communication and patience are essential attributes of winning at bridge. Bridge is a partnership game so the more the merrier. Why not join in- New members welcome.

Learn To Play Bridge! Cashel Library: Starting Monday 10th September. Time: 11am-1p.m

Never played bridge before? Begin bridge by trying our free lessons. Bridge is by far the greatest card game of all, and it can provide an immense challenge and enjoyment. Phone 062 63825. Booking essential.

Readings to Music by John Joyce and Eabha Rose - Cashel Library on this Thursday, 23rd August at 6pm.

Originally from Dublin, John Joyce is a musician, actor and writer currently living in County Waterford. A traditional musician, John writes and performs his own music. He has worked with Johnny Fean from Horslips as well as with Miami Showband’s Steve Travers and Thin Lizzy’s Dave Lennox. John’s most recent CD was recorded with musician John Travers. John has also written a play entitled Finnegan’s Awake. Grandnephew of the Irish novelist and poet, James Joyce, John plans to read from Finnegan’s Awake, alongside writer and performer Eabha Rose.

After studying English Literature and French at Fordham University, New York, Eabha Rose based herself in the French Antilles, where combining art and prose, she began to write and illustrate short stories. Eabha’s work has been published by Village Voice, New York Post and Irish Theatre Magazine. She is currently working on a number of illustrated word projects in collaboration with Dutch composer, Trian Kayhatu. Eabha has been performing publicly with John Joyce, fusing traditional Irish music with sensual prose.

Admission Free. All welcome