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8th Sep 2021
to 31st Dec 2021

Age Range

Táin Tapestry in Westmeath

The Táin Tapestry’ is an inter-county collaborative, community arts project, where 5 tapestries / banners will be created, each depicting a scene from the great epic ’Táin Bó Cúailnge’ that relates to each of the five counties that the Táin March festival march through every year, namely, Roscommon, Longford, Westmeath, Meath and Louth. 

The lead artist responsible for designing the tapestries is Sophie Coyle. Sophie has a wealth of experience in a community arts setting and has worked on tapestries such as this before. Clare Delabre will be artist facilitator in Westmeath and will work with a group of sewers / needle workers from the community and assist them to produce the tapestry based on the artist's vision.  

The tapestry will be completed and exhibited in time for the launch of the Táin March Festival 2022. After the festival each County will place their tapestry on semi permanent display so it can be enjoyed by the general public.

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.


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