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Dingle Young Animators with Orion Ross, VP Content - Animation, Digital & Acquisitions, Disney Channels EMEA
pic: Manuela dei Grandi

What’s happening in the Hub?   

Hope you are all well and enjoyed the fab weather we’ve been having, it definitely lifts the heart.

Delighted to see Féile na Bealtaine projects popping up around the peninsula. Congratulations to all involved for making it happen. We’re delighted to have some of the creative projects we’ve been involved in, shown on the big screens, which will be located in Holyground, Dingle and in Ventry this weekend 30th April to 2nd May as part of Féile na Bealtaine. 

We’re also super excited to announce the premiere of an interview we did with the fabulous Ros Hubbard, Hollywood Casting Director, as part of Féile na Bealtaine 2019. Check our website for more details. Premiere on Sunday 2nd May 8pm on our YouTube and Facebook channels. You’ll catch a preview on the big screens this weekend too.

music videos and spoken word pieces from participants on the film workshop currently running, Irish Language Cinema: Culture & Practice, facilitated by Ciara Barrett with the support of the Dingle Hub and Ealain
‘Gráinne’, a short animated film made by our super-talented, young animators during a series of animation workshops with support from KETB, Clár TechSpace, Creative Ireland Kerry, Údarás na Gaeltachta and Roinn na nEalaín. The film was awarded ‘An Físeán is Fearr’ at TechFéile 2019. It was also shortlisted for YAOTY and the team were presented with their well-deserved runner-up award by Disney Executive, Orion Ross, at a special screening during Animation Dingle in 2019. Super work by the group – Clara Herkommer, Michael Holden, Ellie de Paor Ní Fhearghaill, Daniel Byrne, Mahdi nic Conmhaoile, Ellie nic Gearailt, Miriam Ní Shuilleabháin, Shauna Ní Chrémín and fabulous workshop facilitator Síobhán Ní Thuarisg
Short films made by amazing young animators at a claymation workshop during Dingle International Film Festival 2019 here in Dingle Hub. Facilitated by Paper Panther. Great work Jesse, Tadhg, Ruairí, Aoife, Clara, Ellie, Úna, Ava, Ellie, Matthew, Mimi, Hilary, Diarmuid, Béibhinn

scannáin cheoil agus giotaí labhartha ón gceardlann Tionscal na Scanánnaíochta Trí Ghaeilge: Cultúr agus Cleachtas, curtha i láthair ag Ciara Barrett le tacaíocht ón Dingle Hub agus Ealaín na Gaeltachta
‘Gráinne’, gearscannán iontach a dhein ár mbeochana iontacha i rith sraith ceardlann do dhéagóirí anseo sa Dingle Hub, le tacaíocht ó Bhord Oideachais agus Oiliúna Chiarraí, Clár TechSpace, Éire Ildánach Chiarraí, Údarás na Gaeltachta agus Roinn na nEalaín chuirtear sraith. Bhronnadh duais ‘An Físeán is Fearr’ ar ‘Gráinne’ ag TechFéile 2019. Bhí an scannán gearrliostaithe chomh maith don YAOTY agus bhron Orion Ross (Disney exec) duais thánaisteach ar an bhfoireann ar fad ag léiriú scannáin speisialta i rith Animation Dingle 2019. Comhghairdeas libh ar fad – Clara Herkommer, Michael Holden, Ellie de Paor Ní Fhearghaill, Daniel Byrne, Mahdi nic Conmhaoile, Ellie nic Gearailt, Miriam Ní Shuilleabháin, Shauna Ní Chrémín agus áisitheoir iontach Síobhán Ní Thuarisg
Gearrscannáin á dhéanamh ag na beochantóirí óga a bhí páirteach sa ceardlann chrébheochana mar chuid d’Fhéile Scannán an Daingin 2019. Áisitheoireacht á dhéanamh ar an gceardlann ag Paper Panther. Obair iontach – Jesse, Tadhg, Ruairí, Aoife, Clara, Ellie, Úna, Ava, Ellie, Matthew, Mimi, Hilary, Diarmuid, Béibhinn.

We’re getting a great response about our InstaLive series, ‘Dingle Adapts’; Huge thanks to our most recent guests Maja Binder from Rip Off (clothing) and The Cheese Shop (Tralee), and James Greany from Skyscraper. You can watch back on IGTV. Rip Off is a company that makes sustainable, upcycled, handmade clothes. They have a funky, unusual style for everyday use or for special occasions. Made for people who love their own style. Skyscraper is a sustainable products manufacturer based in Dingle Co. Kerry. They work with materials such as Hemp and Recycled Plastics to make Clothing, Homeware accessories, Stationery and more. All of their products are fully customisable and they can even design new products from scratch. They sell to schools, universities, businesses and retailers across Ireland. Their product range is always expanding with more innovative products to help the planet and reduce waste. They are Ireland’s only manufacturer of 100% Hemp T-Shirts and T-Shirts made from 100% Recycled Plastic Bottles. They are also a member of 1% For The Planet an organisation who are helping with Climate Change issues by planting trees, reducing carbon and much more. For more information see www.skyscraper.ie

We’re running this series to spotlight local, sustainable businesses based on the Dingle Peninsula. We’re really interested to get insights into how these businesses started and evolved, how working with local suppliers has positively impacted their business and how they incorporate sustainability into their business and day-to-day work. We would love to encourage future partnerships and successful collaborations between businesses on the Dingle Peninsula and beyond. Follow us on socials to get info on upcoming guests. We’ll have chats every Wednesday at 7pm, it’d be great to see you there. You can watch the chats back on our IGTV and Facebook pages. 

Fuaireamar aiseolas iontach faoin sraith IG beoshruthaithe, ‘Corca Dhuibhne ag dul in Oiriúint’. Míle buíochas leis na haíonna is déanaí Maja Binder ó Rip Off (clothing) agus The Cheese Shop (Trá Lí), agus James Greany ó Skyscraper. 

Tá an tsraith seo á chur ar siúl againn chun caint le gnónna dhuibhneach, buanaithe. Tá suim faoi leith againn léargas a fháil faoi conas a thosnaigh na gnónna seo agus conas a d’fhorbair siad. Ba bhreá linn comhoibriú agus comhpháirtíocht a spreagadh idir gnónna i gCorca Dhuibhne. Is féidir Dingle Hub a leanúint ar na meáin shóisialta chun a bheith ar an eolas faoin gcéad aoichaointeoir eile sa sraith seo agus faoi imeachtaí eile. Beidh IG beoshruthaithe againn gach Céadaoin ag a 7i.n. Is féidir féachaint siar ar IGTV agus ar Facebook.

Have you recently started working from here? Are you considering a part-time or permanent move to the Dingle Peninsula? Are you self-employed, remote working or a start-up business? Perhaps you are in a position within your business to bring remote working opportunities with you and build a team from here? We want to hear from you!! Please connect with us at info@dinglehub.com and help us build a vibrant, diverse and dynamic community and network. It’s not necessary to need a physical desk or office space in the hub to be part of this wider community. We’d also love you to connect with us on social media platforms – Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook.

Live in a Creative Place, Work in a Creative Space

Contact: Deirdre de Bhailís
Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub 
Tel.: 066 9150140
Email: info@dinglehub.com
Web:   www.dinglehub.com

The Dingle Creativity and Innovation Hub is a Community Enterprise supported by Enterprise Ireland, the Dept of Rural and Community Development through the Town and Village Renewal Scheme, eir, Údarás na Gaeltachta, Kerry Co Co and the Dingle Chamber Alliance.