Arts & Creativity

Ceol Sa Bhaile

Listen to interviews carried out in 2018 and 2019, written and presented by SJ McArdle and produced by  Featuring traditional music makers of County Louth in the intimate surroundings of their own homes. (Gerry O’Connor, Nicholas Carolan, Gerry Cullen,  Zoe Conway and John McIntyre, Pat and Stuart Carolan, Donal O’Connor, Nuala Kennedy,  Aine McGeeney)


Castlebellingham Lantern Parade  

Watch this clip from the magical Castlebellingham Winter Lantern Parade, a Creative Ireland funded project which took place in December 2019. 

Castlebellingham Winter Lantern Parade  


Art in Schools Projects

The Visual Art Collection of Louth County Council is a rich resource for the County.  Since 2015 the Arts Office commissions  a professional  artist/curator who visits a selection of primary and secondary schools in Louth in order to make the collection more accessible via an outreach programme.

 Watch some footage of school visits and read more about the programme:


 Drumshallon Forge

Watch a clip from Creative Ireland Funded Project Seisiúin Clainne which took place in 2019, involving guest musicians from around the country creating music with the local community.  


 Gathering Heritage  

Watch this clip from a 2019 Creative Ireland Funded Project, Gathering Heritage; preserving oral histories from the people of Louth.  


Drogheda Youth Theatre 

 Watch a clip from Drogheda Youth Theatre's collaboration with Darren Yorke; Take a chance: improvisation, performance and claiming space, a Creative Ireland Funded Project from December 2019.


MAD Youth Theatre  

Watch this clip from MAD Youth Theatre's play - Did You Feel Unready At The Time?

A Creative Ireland Funded Project which took place in September 2019.  


SEEK Urban Festival

Watch this clip from the SEEK Urban Festival which took place in Dundalk in June 2019. A Creative Ireland Funded Project celebrating street art, graffiti and murals.