Sacral Heritage Exhibition Opening 14th of June 2017 – ILLUMINATION: Harry Clarke Stained Glass of Cavan Cathedral by Andrea Connolly

Sacral Heritage Exhibition Opening 14th of June 2017, 7.30pm, Teachers Centre Cavan Town :
ILLUMINATION – HARRY CLARKE STAINED GLASS IN WATERCOLOUR AND INK ON PAPER – BY ANDREA CONNOLLY … More Sacral Heritage Exhibition Opening 14th of June 2017 – ILLUMINATION: Harry Clarke Stained Glass of Cavan Cathedral by Andrea Connolly

The Water Castle

. The Water Castle Lough Oughter Boat Trip on Culture Night 2016   Via sheep gate & forest path Along South Western shore Life vested we board the boat On a mild September eve   Exhilaration captures bodied mind The steadfast realm left behind For balance on the calm lake The vessel arrows towards the … More The Water Castle

Rose Garden

All the petals gone Only by double take Thorns speaking Of a gentle life Sunrise tinged Sunset On the storm Swept away . 13.September 2016 By Andrea Connolly

A Journey

  . THE JOURNEY . For  Amna Kiran at the Opening of her Exhibition “Self-Reflection” On 8th of April 2016, Solas Gallery Ballinamore . The eyes see illuminated manuscripts The artist reflects on her own story Her skills born in the East Grown from ancestral strands in Lahore Birds took you West of Pakistan On wings of … More A Journey

Amaryllis

Five years it took For the amaryllis To bloom again Hope sprang From patience You know My value She smiles In blush attire . By Andrea Connolly March 2016

Brigid, February 1st

  Brigid 1st of February 2016   Her wingspan shrouded in mystery The small tortoiseshell rubicund Ebony and golden forewings   Tangerine surged from chrysalis A ring of blue, her spell, her veil Little hands fold hollow reeds   The magical childhood craft Interwoven square with beams A Eurasian butterfly with four wings   She … More Brigid, February 1st

Red Roller Skates

http://creativewriting.ie/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/skating-anyone-by-ryan-mcguire-via-im-free-copy.jpg Red Roller Skates The alley of cottonwoods rustled in the summer breeze as the gang of boys from her school gathered at the junction. A ramp marked the private lane to the door factory and estate. Grey smoke billowed from pallid brick chimneys. She looked up between the two rows of giant trees, their … More Red Roller Skates

Tale of a Lady

  From the dark She swirls Into view She is the Lady Of ethereal realms Telling the tale Of shadows Transient Illuminated Sfumato . 23rd Nov 2015 ©by Andrea Connolly, watercolour and words