Check out Clancy Festival’s art and live music trails

Clancy Festival goers won’t be short of a music session to enjoy in convivial surroundings or art works to savour thanks to the Festival’s Live Music Pub Trail and Art Exhibition Trail.

Clancy Festival goers won’t be short of a music session to enjoy in convivial surroundings or art works to savour thanks to the Festival’s Live Music Pub Trail and Art Exhibition Trail.

Figgerty’s, O’Ceallachains, The Junction, Carraig Hotel, The Comeragh Bar and Pollards are all hosting live music sessions on each night of the festival.

Other pubs included on the Festival Live Music Trail are The Old Mill, Nora’s Bar, Maggie’s , The Whistler Inn, The Strand Bar and Kickham Inn.

The popular Art Trail will showcase the works of more than 100 artists, students and photographers. It commences on Friday and runs until Monday, June 6.

Exhibition venues throughout the town include Ormond Castle, Brewery Lane Theatre & Arts Centre, The Strand Theatre, The Friary Gallery & Community ARts Centre; Chapel Street Arts Studio, New Street Art Studio@Galvins, Clancy House Nano Nagle Community Resource Centre, Presentation Primary School and Foroige Neighbourhood Watch Project.

Each participating artist in the trail has contributed a work of art to the “River Suir Inspired” Exhibition at Ormond Castle/

culminating in an exclusive exhibition ‘River Suir Inspired’ at Ormonde Castle in Carrick-on-Suir; the trail and exhibition will run throughout the festival weekend until June 6.

More than 40 members of Carrick-on-Suir Camera Club will be displaying photographs at their exhibition in The Strand Theatre, while local craft workers will exhibition their hand crafted goods at a two day craft fair called Taste of Local Handmade Crafts on William Street.

Students from local schools and youth groups will also showcase their art work at the various exhibition centres on the trail.

For more information on the Clancy Festival Art Trail log onto www.clancyfestivalarttrail.blogspot.com