Tales of the unexpected

A world of activity is out there for anyone willing to think outside the building, with fun to be found all over the country in places you wouldn’t expect. Sarah Taaffe-Maguire explains why Ireland’s cultural, historic and artistic buildings are ready to welcome everyone in

9th December, 2018
Tales of the unexpected
The Tramore Coastguard Cultural Centre holds regular art exhibitions and concerts

Public space is increasingly deviating from its founding function. Traditional locations of historic content, art display and of information are morphing to become multipurpose. What does that mean? Yoga classes, mostly.

It could be that original contents can’t stand alone anymore; that attention spans are shortening and cultural interest is dwindling, or perhaps we are simply opening up public space to broader audiences.

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