’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 Cuailgne’ 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. A project facilitator will be appointed in each county and will work with a a group of sewers / needleworkers from the community based in each county and assist them to produce the tapestry based on the artists 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.
More details on the project to follow on the Creative Ireland Louth Facebook page here
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.