FESTA – on May 11th and 12th, Dublin’s Grand Canal

Visual artist Kathryn Maguire, the current studio 468 artist developed FESTA over the last eight months.  FESTA is an “artistic nuisance” created by visual artist Kathryn Maguire to celebrate the impact and influence the Grand Canal has had on labour and leisure in Rialto and other areas through which it flows. Kathryn has produced floating artworks ‘US’ Again (a floating mirrored shed) and The Exchange (a floating vegetable garden created by the men’s Gardening Group based in St Andrew’s Community Centre using the iconic Dolphin’s Barn bricks).

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Tiny Voices celebrates – April 23rd

Julie Feeney, singer, songwriter, composer & guest of honour at Tiny Voice publication launch 23rd April

Common Ground is delighted to welcome the inspiring Julie Feeney who will launch our research publication Tiny Voices in The Base, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10 at 1pm on April 23rd 2013.

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April 2013 News

Julie Feeney, singer, songwriter, composer & guest of honour at Tiny Voice publication launch 23rd April

Common Ground is delighted to welcome the inspiring Julie Feeney who will launch our research publication Tiny Voices in The Base, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10 at 1pm on April 23rd 2013.

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March 2013 News

Call to Musicians

The Voice programme – a new music residency initiative & partnership between Common Ground and Rialto Day Care Centre.

Rialto Day Care Centre in partnership with Common Ground’s Voice programme now wishes to collaborate with a musician(s) in developing a confidence and skill set in working with the older person through the arts. Continue reading…


February 2013 News

‘Voice’ Programme

Common Ground’s ‘Voice’ programme has built exciting strands of work in 2013 forging new arts opportunities and partnerships across all generations.  These include:

  • Common Ground and The Abbey education and outreach department with a group of young men from St Michaels Youth Project, Inchicore. They will script and perform personal monologues & visit the Abbey to watch Tim Crouch perform ‘I Malvolio’.

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