Articles tagged with: International Forge In

FORGE IN FALLOUT! … SOME TRADERS LOST THOUSANDS CLAIMS TREANOR

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22 Jul 2011 Comments Off on FORGE IN FALLOUT! … SOME TRADERS LOST THOUSANDS CLAIMS TREANOR
FORGE IN FALLOUT! … SOME TRADERS LOST THOUSANDS CLAIMS TREANOR

Some town centre traders lost thousands of euro in business because of the closure of central Monaghan Town to through traffic during the course of the recent International Forge In festival showcasing the work of artist blacksmiths, Independent councillor Seamus Treanor claimed at Monday night’s meeting of Monaghan Town Council. Colr Treanor was critical of the disruption to vehicular and pedestrian traffic which the logistical arrangements for the hosting by the town of the event entailed, but an analysis of the event that laid greater emphasis on the publicity ...

MONAGHAN CAPTIVATED BY THE ART OF THE ANVIL!

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1 Jul 2011 Comments Off on MONAGHAN CAPTIVATED BY THE ART OF THE ANVIL!
MONAGHAN CAPTIVATED BY THE ART OF THE ANVIL!

The opening stanza of the famous Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem ‘The Village Blacksmith’ – recited in its entirety with some feeling by the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan in Monaghan Town last Thursday), and imbedded in the memory of a certain generation of Irish schoolchildren – embodies the traditional romantic image of a craft that in its modern form was memorably celebrated in the International Forge In event hosted by Monaghan Town last weekend. The worldwide assembly of artist blacksmiths who converged on the crucible of the ...