By annmarie.keaveney, 11 October, 2023

Emily, a Tipperary native, has shown a great interest in all things literature from a young age. She has been published in the anthology The Quarryman, Cork Words 2, Motley Magazine, Icarus, and is a 2021 runner-up in UCC's Eoin Murray Scholarship. After completing her M.Phil in Creative Writing with Trinity, she is currently an editor at the literary magazine 'The Wild Umbrella', teaching with Fighting Words, and working on her novel. 


By administrator, 20 July, 2023

Paul Kelly has been working as a mixed media artist in Clonmel for the past 25 years. Paul has collaborated with many artists and organisations during his career including Clonmel Junction Festival, Clonmel Applefest, South Tipperary Co Council and more. 

Notable is his work on The Siege of Clonmel which won best documentary film at the Wexford Documentary Film Festival, a collaborative project with Clonmel Busking Festival and Rehab Care Knocklofty. 

By administrator, 20 July, 2023

Sam Barker grew up in rural Tipperary. 

He achieved an honours degree in music performance and a subsequent master's degree in composition from CIT Cork School of Music. Sam engages in a broad range of musical styles while mainly focusing on classical, jazz and improvised music. His compositions have been performed by soloists, ensembles and orchestras across Ireland and abroad.