PechaKucha comes to Ennis

June 15, 2011
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A night of fun and inspiring presentations on various subjects in the fields of design, ideas, statements, concepts, the arts, life in general and lots lots more… Drawing its name from the Japanese term for the sound of “chit chat”, PechaKucha 20×20 is a simple presentation format where each presenter shows 20 images, each for […]

Show me the NOMMY

June 14, 2011
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. Dressing your produce for market may seem secondary to the taste and quality of your product but it is important to remember that the first experience customers will have of your product is visual, feed the eyes and the belly will follow! Creating tasty yet eye-catching focal points for your produce will increase your reputation […]

Raging against the Machine in Ireland

June 13, 2011
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  I set the Market Bazaar up in response to the protracted death knell of Ennis as I knew it. My father is a signwriter, we grew up in the middle of the Market and watched it change from a vibrant buzzing centre of commerce and social support to a giant car park with fewer […]

Cooking with Olive Oil, do’s and dont’s

June 13, 2011
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We all know that certain oils are healthier than others, but oil health goes beyond just the type. It turns out that the health of your oil can be related to how you use it, too. Each type of oil has what’s called a “smoke point.” The smoke point is the specific temperature at which […]

Ceramics and wonderment

June 11, 2011
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Eva Funderburgh is a ceramic artist located in Seattle, Washington. Coming from a background in chemistry and sculpture, she has focused on making animated bizarre creatures. She works on exploring the colors natural to the clay and the finishing process of woodfire, and strives to present creatures that equally mix whimsy, mischief, and threat.

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Reach Out & Touch Someone

June 9, 2011
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Psychological research on how a simple (nonsexual) touch can increase compliance, helping behaviour, attraction, and signal power. To get around in the world, we mainly rely on our eyes and ears. Touch is a sense that’s often forgotten. But touch is also vital in the way we understand and experience the world. Even the lightest […]

Happiness

June 8, 2011
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