Lives Less Ordinary

Profiles of people in Cork

Clonakilty woman Anja Bakker and her trusty harp Seán are almost halfway to Jerusalem on their 7,000km pilgrimage of a lifetime. She tells Tripe …
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Orla Egan started her lifelong involvement in numerous campaigns for social change in her early teens; her highly personal new book, Diary of an…
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Anonymous artist GUBU Man has been unable to tolerate LED light for the past decade: exiled from the online world as a result, he has a dystopian…
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This Sunday, artist Seiko Hayase brings her "Creepy Parade" to the Kino. For the Cork-based Japanese artist, art is a vehicle for exploring emotions…
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Over 100,000 people in Ireland live with severe chronic pain; artist Ciara Chapman is about to use Cork's Opera House as a canvas to bring visibility to…
A new book and film arts project explores the experience of older gay men; three participants tell Tripe + Drisheen about living through decades of…
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Throughout the 1980s, Joe Healy took thousands and thousands of photos documenting the development of Cork. Those pictures have now found a home on…
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