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Kinsale Arts Festival

Kinsale Arts Festival was an annual ten day festival of arts, culture and commissioned projects, taking place in a unique coastal town in Cork, Ireland. Marie served as Festival Director for two terms 2013-2014.

An extensive programme of new and site responsive work was commissioned during her tenure, working with two 17th century forts, a metal perforation factory, historic churches and the harbour itself. Artists programmed include Heather and Ivan Morison, Something and Son, Daphne Wright, Kathy Prendergast, Pat Collins, Dan Canham, Mark O’Halloran, Ant Hampton and Britt Hatzius, and the Elysian Quartet.