Annanough GAA Club R32 RX67 Vicarstown





2.30 pm

3 pm

Artist and taxidermist Emily Miller tells us about her practice studying, drawing and preserving found remains of creatures who died as a result of human activity. Recently shown at IMMA's Earth Rising festival, Emily will show us her current "Altar Piece" project and discuss the ethics of working with the remains of creatures.

Join Anne, Denis, Emily, Anna and Maninder for tea and food prepared by Maninder (who is a chef as well as a musician).

3.45 pm

Indian-Irish music duo Anna Tanvir & Maninder Singh perform their own compositions and folk songs from around the world in many different languages. Their program is a soul-stirring musical journey from India across Europe, to Ireland, praising the beauty of nature and the wonder of the natural world.

4.30 pm

Towards the end of June we arrive in Vicarstown, the first stop on our descent of the River Barrow. Come and see the Mayfly quayside or join us at the Community Hall on Saturday 1 July with Emily Miller - a young and talented artist who grew up on a local farm and who will show us her work with taxidermy. Meet her father, Richard, who tells us about his sustainable farming practices that have informed Emily's art, or stay to listen to music by  by Indian-Irish duo Anna Tanvir and Maninder Singh.

MEET THE INVERTEBRATES - Eco Showboat resident marine biologist Rachel O'Malley shows you some of the little creatures that live in our waterways and tells you about endangered species, invasive species and other problems facing fresh water environments.

2.30 pm - 5 pm

Detail from artist and taxidermist Emily Miller’s "Altar Piece" project

Meet Anne & Denis who talk about their two year solar journey on the island’s waterways, show you their studies and observations of nature and tell of their encounters with artists, activists and scientists who explore with them the problems and promises of the freshwater environment.

Anna Tanvir and Maninder Singh