Martin’s latest breathes new life into old stories

Continuity is alive and thriving at Dublin’s Origin Gallery. The inspiration for Butter Boots And Paper Stockings, Emer Martin’s current exhibition, is a story-teller, or seanchai, as he would have described himself.

28th October, 2006

Continuity is alive and thriving at Dublin’s Origin Gallery.

The inspiration for Butter Boots And Paper Stockings, Emer Martin’s current exhibition, is a story-teller, or seanchai, as he would have described himself.

Sean O Conaill was a farmer and fisherman who lived in the Kerry village of Cill Rialaig, now internationally known as an artists’ retreat. O’Conaill could neither read nor write, but he had 9,000 stories on the tip of...

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