WE ARE -
SpiritStore was founded by artist Marilyn Lennon. Named after the location, SpiritStore was originally housed temporarily at the lapsed Sarsfield Bar and Spiritstore. We inhabited the space by permission of and with the enthusiastic support of the owner Mr. Frank Glynn.
SpiritStore is jointly managed by Marilyn Lennon and Paul Tarpey.
Core Members have included Aidan Kelleher, Chris Boland, Eilish Tuite, Sarah Bulger, Patricia Stapleton, Alina O'Shaughnessy, Stephen Neary, Derrek O'Sullivan, Barry Kennedy, Orlagh Spain, Tony Hassett, Anna Donegan, Tadgh MacCullagh, Catherine O'Brien, Cian O Donoghue, Carla Burns, Alan Crowley, Ciarda Tobin, Paul Dowling, David Morris, Matthew Quain, Neville Gawley, Sarah NiRiain, Joanne Walsh, Orlaigh Treacy, David Morris, Amy Taylor, Brid O'Donovan, Aisling Guilder.
Associates include, Colin Cox, Teaspach Theatre Company, Rod Gallavin (Packet and Tripe Chef), French’s Café, Flannery’s bar, Fine Wines, Pat Franklin cobbler, Burkes Bar , Faber Studios, O’ Connell Butchers, Conway’s Butchers, Bean an Ti breadshop, St. Mary’s Park Social Group and 55 House, Senior Citizens Social Group, John Tarpey, Mike Finn, Darren Ryan, Anita McGrath, Mathew Gidney, Bock the Robber, Mags O Donoghue.
Poets and writers; Ben Coombs; Elaine Cosgrove; Dave Rock (Founder Inkstorm, Galway); Ailbhe Keogan; Sheila O' Donnell; Teri Murray; Mike mcCaughan; John Carmody; Lisa Allen, Micheal Kearney and Deirdre Maria Sullivan. Also Viola Janvari, Maria Kelleher, Richard Anton,
Contributors and Supporters
Amalgamotion Theatre Company, Sean Hickey Son of Sean Hickey, original owner of the Sarsfield Bar/SpiritStore, Mary (Meme) La Touche Regular of the Sarsfield Bar/Spirit StoreStuart Nealon, Poet Brendan Wilkins, Archaeologist Breda Lynch Visual Artist Seamus Fogarty Singer Songwrite,r, Tweak (cinema) Festival Screenings, courtesy Nora OMurchu DJ D00Bs (John Lillis) Composer/MusicianDJ Deviant Composer/Musician, Ann Blake Playwright, Actor, Director Niamh Bowen, Impact Theatre Company, Norma Lowrey Actor, Darren Maher Playwright, Actor, Director Aidan Crowe Actor Dr. Marita Ryan Mary Immaculate CollegeStefan Leszczynski Playwright, Actor, DirectorLiam O'Brien ActorPaul Eliot Actor, Jerry O'Mullane Actor, Michael Canning Visual Artist, Martin Healy Visual Artist,Annette Molloney Curator and Collaborator, Jessamyn Fiore Director of ‘thisisnotashop’, Dublin Joanne Ward Limerick Fiddle Workshop, Kerry Hagan Composer, Michael Cooke Psychologist, Mikael Fernstrom Sound Experimenter, Cristiano Storni Design Researcher Shane Curtain Social Commentator (Cheebah),Anders Sigfridsson Interaction Design Centre, UL, Gavin Hogg Visual Artist, Robin Parmar Sound Artist, John Bowker Drum and Chant Expert and Leader,Nancy Serrano Social Activist. The Galway Social Space, Seomra Spraoi Autonomous Social Centre, Dublin Mike Finn Playwright, Actor, Director Grainne Hasset School of Architecture, UL, Elizabeth Hatz School of Architecture, ULSAUL School of Architecture at UL Poxonit Guerrilla Filmmakers and Poets, The Whitehouse Poets,Emma Fishers Puppet and Installation Theatre, Mark Whelan Poet, Brigadier JC Electroacoustic Musician, Endfindead Electroacoustic Musician,John Greenwood Electroacoustic Composer and Musicia,nMark Carberry Dancer, Performance Artist Myles Breen Playwright, Actor, Director,Ciarda Tobin Playwright, Director,Tim Evans Seanachi, Choke Comedy Improv Theatre Company,Sercan Sahin Printmaker, Visual Artist Luigina Ciolfi Interaction Designer,John Galvin Composer Nora O'Murchu Festival Organiser (Tweak)Paul Tarpey Visual Artist, Promoter, Photographer, Brian Coates Cultural Studies Expert Eileen Coates Visual Artist, Museum Expert Vertigo Smyth Singer Songwriter, Danny McCarthy, The Quiet Club, Sound Art, Mick O'Shea, The Quiet Club, Sound Art Harry Moore The Quiet Club, Sound Art, Alexis Clancy Mathematician, Sean Taylor Visual and Sound Artist, Ailbhe Keogan Novelist, Screenwriter, Mark Carberry, performance artist, Reuban Shortt Skateboarder, Filmmaker The Shannonside Astronomers Club,Carla Burns Visual Artist Jack Burke, Cinema Manager, The City Theatre Tom English, Cinema Manager, The SavoyTadgh Kelleher Musician, Researcher, Alan Crowley's - stop-motion film, John Breen, Emma Fisher, John Elliott, Robin Parmar, Gavin Hogg, John Galvin, Paul McCarthy, Emmalena Frederiksson, Stephen Maher, Amanda Dunsmore, Sinéad Dinneen, Paul Tarpey and John Lillis, John Breen, Kneejerk Arts Group, Maria Svensson, Narrative Arts Club, Carla Burns - Street Cinema, Limerick Tango, Cheebah, Cathy Walsh, Silkes, Softday, Stones Throw Records Films, Juerga Flamenca, Alba Perez and Henry Minogue, Impact Theatre Company, Art in the Making, Ailbhe Keogan, Mark O'Connor, Shannonside Astronomy Club, Ruth Crean, Inkstorm - Dave Rock and Ben Coombs, J.C. Brigadier and John Greenwood, The Alex D'Alton School of Dance, Amy Sheehy, Limerick Fiddle Workshop, Vertigo Smyth, Size2shoes, A Gathering of Poets, Tracy Fahey and Ann Culnane, Púca Ar Scáth Da Lua, Peter Walls, Jesse Dendulk and Michael Klien
Blogging; Marilyn Lennon; Dawn McCarthy; Paul Tarpey; John Lillis; Eilish Tuite; Dave Rock. Pat Biesty - ‘O’ caster
Photography and Promo: Paul Tarpey Alan Crowley Marilyn Lennon Aidan Kelleher Pat Biesty Neville Gawley, Cian O Donoghue, Alina O'Shaughnessy, Sarah Ni Riain
Films Screened by SpiritStore
Tweak cinema, Hye Yeon Nam WonderlanMark Treston Nitro Carnival Chris Coleman The Magnitude of the Continental DividesBryum & Kapok Overture Saiman Chow and Sean Dougherty Looking Thru the B-Sides David O’ Reilly Please Say SomethingTakafumi Tsuchiya Apoptosis Liesbeth Koot Light Bruno Dicolla Return as Animal Benjamin Tan Dawn Alexei Tylevich N.A.S.A. "A Volta" Javan Ivey My Paper Mind UBIK Voxel Kirsten Lepore Sweet Dreams Santiago Caicedo Moving Still Genki Ito Jemapur | Clarte Magnus Engsfors Suddenly D-Fuse Endless Cities redux Jasmin Jodry StarGames Michael Paul Young The Mountain of Ling Max Hattler Striper v0.1 FRESH film, Independent Reuban Shortt, ‘US NOW’ Creative Commons Documentary
Support from, Limerick City Arts Office, Eva Biennale 2010, Culture Night Ireland, Shannon Development
Lise-Anne Sheahan – Creative Limerick. Connect to the grid. OConnor+Shanahan Architects
Limerick School of Art and Design, LIT BurnsPetNutritionIRL
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