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We are delighted to work with our creative partners at Tipperary Museum of Hidden History for 2022 Open Call for Literature.

Below we have a selection of examples from the collection, brilliantly described by TMHH's Collections and Documentation Officer Jayne Sutcliffe, as well as a discussion between museum curator Marie McMahon, and our Artistic Director Cliona Maher about previous collaborations, and the motivation behind this year's Open Call.

For more Open Call details, and how to submit work, please go to our PROJECTS page here.

#YourStoriesToldHere #ClonmelArts #MyJunction

Hidden Histories - Drangan Horse Skull

Jayne Sutcliffe, Tipperary Museum of Hidden History's Collections & Documentation Officer, talks about the story behind the finding of a horse's skull in a church in Drangan, and its links to Iron Age practices. #YourStoriesToldHere #ClonmelArts #MyJunction Music: Woodbrook by Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin Video: Home Of The Mind

Hidden Histories - Victorian Wedding Dress

Jayne Sutcliffe, Tipperary Museum of Hidden History's Collections & Documentation Officer, talks about the Victorian wedding dress in the museum's Life section, and explains what the choice of colour, fabric and lace can tell us about the Eliza Fenton Downey's thinking and choices. #YourStoriesToldHere #ClonmelArts #MyJunction Music: Woodbrook by Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin Video: Home Of The Mind

Hidden Histories - Cromwell Death Mask

Jayne Sutcliffe, Tipperary Museum of Hidden History's Collections & Documentation Officer, talks about the practice behind death masks, and what she finds culturally interesting about the practice, as well as giving information about the Cromwell Death Mask in the Museum's collection. #YourStoriesToldHere #ClonmelArts #MyJunction Music: Woodbrook by Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin Video: Home Of The Mind

Hidden Histories Open Call

Tipperary Museum of Hidden History curator Marie McMahon discusses previous Clonmel Junction Arts Festival collaborations with Artistic Director Cliona Maher. They talk about this year's Open Call for literature, looking for written pieces (poem, monologue, short story) inspired by a story behind a Museum artefact - a Tipperary Hidden History #YourStoriesToldHere #ClonmelArts #MyJunction Music: Woodbrook by Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin Video: Home Of The Mind

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