YARNS is a series of short films featuring songs, stories, and reminiscences from five creative older people in Donegal. Directed by filmmaker Charlie Joe Doherty and folklorist Jamie McGarrigle, YARNS features interviews with an eclectic group of older creatives from across Donegal, and explores their passions for visual art, music, poetry and heritage.
The films will premiere weekly in October, followed by an online storytelling workshop by Wexford storyteller and facilitator Joe Brennan. They feature Eamonn Monaghan, Peadar Ó Baoill, Heidi Nguyen, Billy Robinson and Martin McGinley.
The storytelling workshops will be ran in association with Letterkenny Active Retirement group.
Launching October 2021 on RTÉ Culture.
This project was in conjunction with Creativity in Older Age and funded by Creative Ireland.
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.