The Couch Sessions

12noon – 1.45pm : ROSE GARDEN TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION

1.45pm – 2.45pm : JOY FROM THE YARD

3.00pm – 4.00pm : MINDING CREATIVE MINDS PRESENTS ‘BROADENING YOUR HORIZONS AS A CREATIVE HOSTED BY TADGH HICKEY

Bringing the living room outside, the Couch Sessions invite you to join them for an afternoon of chat, jamming and a bit of banter in association with Minding Creative Minds.

The Rose Garden traditional Irish music session, hosted by Cork renowned fiddle player Julian Halpin and friends, welcome all for an afternoon of craic agus ceol.

Join ‘Joy From The Yard’ with singer/songwriter Tony Cotter and guest musicians from No. 49 North Street, including very special guest James O’Flynn with some of his other “rogue” friends, for an uplifting afternoon of music, featuring original songs & some covers influenced by a myriad of styles including folk, blues, rock, soul and reggae.

And meet Minding Creative Minds (MCM). Ireland’s first 24/7 (also, free and confidential) wellbeing support programme for everyone working in the Irish Creative Sector, MCM presents Broadening Your Horizons As A Creative moderated by Cork comedian; actor; director; writer; musician, and activist, Tadgh Hickey who will be joined in conversation by a number of panelists talking about their own careers including theatre artist, Emma O’ Grady, multidisciplinary artist Veronica Dyas, singer & songwriter Fiona Kennedy and actor & musician Polly Barrett.

VERONICA DYAS

Spoken Word

EMMA O’GRADY

Spoken Word, Interactive

TADGH HICKEY

Spoken Word, Interactive

JOY FROM THE YARD SESSION WITH TONY COTTER

Live Music, Interactive

ROSE GARDEN SESSIONS WITH JULIAN HALPIN

Live Music, Interactive

FIONA KENNEDY

Live Music, Spoken Word, Interactive

POLLY BARRETT

Live Music, Spoken Word, Interactive