Martello Hotel Bray @ 8pm
1. The Visual Artist as a Storyteller
Michael O’Reilly worked for many years as an educator. He taught in a variety of primary schools and was principal teacher in Saint Kieran’s Special School in Bray. During his career he worked as a curriculum designer, as an educational author and as an art education advisor. Since his retirement in 2014 he has worked as a lecturer, course designer and as editor of Bray Arts Journal. In this evening’s presentation he will be presenting some of his own art pieces and discussing this work.
2. The Writer as a Storyteller
Seymour Cresswell is a published author and an award-winning amateur actor and director. His book of memoir short stories, A Present of an Orange and other stories was published in 2018. He divides his time between drama, sailing, gardening, painting and writing. Seymour has lived in Bray for more than 20 years.
3 . The Musician as a Storyteller
Kevin C. Olohan is a Storyteller, Actor and Musician from Wicklow Town. He is the creator and host of Fireside: The Irish Storytelling Podcast on the Headstuff Podcast Network, which is a weekly chronicle of the Folklore and Mythology of Ireland.
In his live performance, Kevin weaves Folklore and Folk Music together with his own stories resulting in a fresh take on one of our oldest traditions.
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