We were delighted to have worked with the team behind this presentation; Shane Joyce, Michael Gibbons and Chris Shanahan. We were approached by the committee involved in putting a funding bid together for an interpretive space on the location of the ruined Marconi Station in Galway, Western Ireland.
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The Academy of Cinema and Televison has nominated our very own Patrick Lavoie for Best Original Music for a Non-Fiction Program or Series. This is a great honour for Patrick and we wish him well on March 1st.
We were delighted at the AOIFE (Association of Irish Festival Events) national conference held in Ballinasloe, recently, that our programme for the Clifden Arts Festival's was runner-up in the 'Brochure' section of the 'Carlton Best of Marketing Awards' organised by AOIFE.
Yay! Our smartphone App "Connemara" has been nominated at the Techgate Technology Awards. Created and hosted by Galway Junior Chamber International, this event is the first of it's kind and was developed by techies for techies. The awards are there to highlight and reward the West of Ireland technology community across various categories.
We were delighted to attend the official opening of the collaborative exhibition between the Clifden Arts Festival and the Arts Council of Ireland and we were also delighted to have been asked to design the exhibition's catalogue.
It was another busy year for us, and it was great to take some time out to attend the launch for the 36th Clifden Arts Festival.
After months of development, we're proud to release this iPad app for one of the most important tourism destinations in Ireland, Connemara. This is the first app of its kind for Connemara, and the app is simply called ‘Connemara’. We are happy to make it available to download for free on the App Store.
We were delighted to learn that a project that we played a small part in has won the Gold Dolphin Award at Cannes for Environmental issues and concerns.
Recently we completed our work on website for Galway based restaurant, O'Dowd's Seafood Bar and Restaurant. The restaurant is located in the heart of Roundstone—a charming fishing village, situated along the west coast of Ireland. O'Dowd's has been the recipient of countless awards for its superb culinary seafood delights and warm atmosphere and has been the topic of many travel writers reflections.
For the past 11 years we've been designing the programme for Ireland's oldest arts festival, Clifden Arts Festival. We also design their website too, but the evening was about the printed programme. It's always a great pleasure to attend, and the reaction to this year's programme was hugely positive for us.
Our very own Patrick Lavoie wins for Best Score at the Dark Carnival International Film Festival.
It was a case of dual launches; one in Dublin (which we missed, sniff) and one in Clifden, to officially launch the Clifden 200 Festival programme which we were honoured to have designed.
It is always nice to reach the end of a project. Seeing the culmination of hours worth of work gathered before one’s eyes is very satisfying. There is something about designing for print: knowing each page that one crafts on screen will eventually live in its organic form – bound-up and gathered, in print: posterity personified.
It was hard to find space in the packed room at Foyle's Hotel in Clifden with amount of people that turned out for the launch of Anthony Previté's latest book, A Guide to Lough Corrib's Early Monastic Sites.
We were honoured to have been selected to design the first ever interactive digital yearbook, multilingual interactive digital E-Book for the United Arab Emirates.
We're delighted for our good friend Anthony Previté that his book A Guide to Connemara's Early Christian Sites has won a Galway County Heritage Award yesterday. We were so delighted to work with him on this book, and we're looking forward to working on his next one!