Throwing Snow - Cronos [Toby Kaar Remix]
[ Exclusive sounds on Around Stighlorgan ] Throwing Snow – Cronos [Toby Kaar Remix] Toby Kaar’s upcoming events: 16.12.11 – with Miracle Fortress and [email protected] [Dublin, IE] [Get Tickets] 22.12.11 – Venue TBC [Limerick, IE] 11-14.01.12 – Eurosonic [Groningen, NL] More new year tour dates (with ‘And So I Watch You From Afar’) – coming soon. […]
HOLY JOE’S [ Conversation with Kim Cunningham : Part 3 ] S: How did you find out about Holy Joe’s? ( Holy Joe’s is a 5 years project of which Kim documented the Irish community in North London). K: I was living in Highgate at the time, and became aware of the Irish community centre. […]
LAYTOWN [ Conversation with Kim Cunningham : Part 2 ] S: Could you tell us a little about Laytown, the village you are from? K: Laytown is a small village, on the East coast of Ireland. It’s in a beautiful setting by the sea, but unfortunately has very little else to offer. There is a […]
There’s something about Kim’s photos that always puts a smile on our faces. Perhaps it’s the honesty of how she portrays her subjects. Perhaps it’s the warm nostalgia that runs through the stories that she’s trying to tell. Either way, they evoke a comfortable feeling that reminds us of home. Stighlorgan’s first season, Autumn Eleven, […]
It’s a good sign
Hand-painted brightly coloured shop signs. A cold bottle of Guinness extra stout. A familiar scenario for any Caribbean island. Hand-painted brightly coloured shop signs. A cold pint of Guinness. Also a familiar scenario anywhere in Ireland. The winter sun feels warmer than you think…
Ghostwater (Lost rivers of London) It came from the West, slow bubbling, carving runnels in ancient clay Fleet runs the river, swift to downfall, flowing to dismay The oldbourne, holding a memory of peat; a concrete song in fate Beneath immortal banks the silver shiver of trout Where the water tumbles, like a trace of […]
On Tuesday Street in the scarlet room A rattle and clap Come Snapping from the gloom The springing of a trap It’s our doom, you know, to bring the beast To pluck and harry our prey From four posts we feast upon The old grey dust Singing carpet burn of this bearskin rug Whose mouth […]
GIVEAWAY [ FINN - LEATHER TRIMMED 20OZ COTTON CANVAS FLIGHT BAG ]
To celebrate the launch of our online shop, we are going to give away a ‘Finn’ flight bag to one of our facebook fans.
Toby Kaar - Live this September
A film by Chris McClean & Mark Waters.
Poem ‘Uncommon Ideals’ by Daniel Crockett, read by Jeff Hordley
These are the sound, views and words that form the landscape around Stighlorgan.
‘It’s dour out there,’ Killian said, As the weave and weft of another set Strikes the ledge, and unwinds The left Out past Ballina Where light moves quick Across the thick, windtorn peaks It’s a safe bet, This flat tongue of rock Where west wind seeks But gets swallowed By armada-wrecking heights The swell fights […]
COMMON PLACE in BELFAST PHOTO FESTIVAL
Over the past few weeks Eoin has been busy preparing and setting up his show at the first biennial Belfast Photo Festival. Everyone here at Stighlorgan is really excited about the show.
– more on Oh Ruin… coming soon
– see the guys live at:
[ 13 July] Square Chapel. Halifax
[ 20 August ] Green Man Festival. Brecon Beacons
[ 2 September ] Moseley Folk Festival. Birmingham
Our Little Secrets
Our Little Secrets, a collaborative project/album by Rhob Cunningham
GIVE US ROPE
Thanks everyone who took part in our first GIVE US ROPE tug of war tournament. 10 teams & 8 rounds later – we had winners!
The idea was to bring a telescope aboard the plane. Once they were high enough up they would look through the window with the telescope. If it gave them the sensation of travelling close to the ground at very high speed they would be pleased. If not they would simply try to enjoy the rest […]
Irish bread (Cork) Toby Kaar