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SIRIUS Podcasts

Apr 5, 2024

In this episode of SIRIUS Podcasts, we join artist Sarah Browne, whose practice involves film, publishing and performance, to discuss her film installation Buttercup, which utilises the accessibility tools of audio description and captioning to explore the poetics of language interacting with image.

Buttercup focuses on...

Feb 9, 2024

“A harbour, because of its particular geography and how industry  has developed, and commerce and trade, lends itself to these bigger industrial and economic forces coming into play, and that´s what´s happening as you´re getting further down the river.” Aoife Desmond on two of her films showing at SIRIUS, both

Feb 9, 2024

After centuries of British rule and in just a few short years, Ireland gained independence. Join the final instalment of In and Out of Empire to find out what that meant for the people of Cobh, in the company of historians Kieran McCarthy and John Crotty. 

Feb 9, 2024

The Royal Cork Yacht Club is the oldest yacht club in the world dating to before 1720, and its members were bound by a seafaring code of honour. But its members were also a wealthy elite class of Anglo-Irish aristocracy. Join RCYC archivist Paul McCarthy to learn more about the tradition of sailing in Cobh and later,...

Dec 12, 2023

The lives of the women of Cobh, including members of Cumann na mBan, servants who worked for the Royal Cork Yacht Club and the affluent wives and daughters of members of the club are explored in this history podcast, which examines the building that Cobh's Sirius Arts Centre is now housed in.