Awash With Colour A joint creative initiative between AAEX (Art as Exchange) and MOPOSOGS (Monaghan Poets and Songwriters Group) Aileen Durkan’s piece, ‘Spirit Vessel’ became the inspiration for songwriter, Dara MacGabhann. Bernhard Gaul’s photograph of his piece, ‘Drying After Immersion’ became the inspiration for Enda Brennan’s poem, ‘Abandoned’. Caoimhe O’Dwyer’s piece, ‘The Eludes’ provided inspiration for Miffy Hoad to write her song, ‘Between the Islands’. Catherine Mc Court’s piece, ‘Pints of Order’ became the inspiration for Seán O’Roideáin’s song.Claire McAteer’s piece, ‘Space to Shape’ became the inspiration for Seán O’Máirtín’s poem. Geraldine Martin’s piece, ‘Treagh Trees’ became the inspiration for Dez Murphy’s poem, ‘Park Run’. Jebun Nahar’s piece, ‘Green Golden Village of Bangladesh’ became inspiration for Ciaran Redmond’s poem. Jenny Slater’s piece, ‘Time Traveller’ became inspiration for Angela McCrossan’s poem, ‘Life’s Intricacies’. Julie Corcoran’s piece, ‘Follow Your Dreams’ became inspiration for Alex Watson’s song, ‘Flying High Across the Mountains’. Julie Corcoran’s piece, ‘Foley’s Bridge’ became inspiration for Denis O’ Higgin’s poem. Julie Corcoran’s piece, ‘Pure Soul’ inspired Josephine O’Higgin’s poem, ‘Balance’. Mariana Clemente’s piece, ‘Final Irlanda Quarentena’ inspired Roseanna Myles poem. Michael Stafford’s piece, ‘The Seeker’, became the inspiration for Miffy Hoad’s song. Niamh O’Connor’s piece, ‘Smooth Path Ahead’ inspired Dara MacGabhann to write, ‘I Seek to Release’. Petra Berntsson’s piece, ‘One With the Forest Floor’ inspired Ciaran Redmond to write a poem. Samantha Brown’s piece, ‘Eloisa’ inspired Roseanna Myles to write, ‘Light of My Life’. Sinead McCourt’s piece, ‘Silo’ inspired Angela Mc Crossan to write, ‘You’re On’. Susan Farrelly’s piece, ‘Red Coat’ inspired Andy Hogg to write his poem, ‘Red Coat’. Tracy Fry’s piece, ‘Cooley Mountains’ inspired Packie McDonald to write his song, ‘Eutopia’. Una Curley’s piece, ‘Fungus’ inspired Seán O’Roideáin to write his song, ‘Germination’. Anna Marie Savage’s piece, ‘Tuir Faire Romeo One One Alpha’ inspired Enda Reilly to write, ‘Where Does the Light Come From’. Aileen Durkan’s Diptych piece, Fatal Attraction, inspired John Nutley’s poem of the same nameEnda Reilly’s song, Keep a Trickle Flowing, inspired Bernhard Gaul to make this print.Jebun’s painting was in repose to Ciaran Remond’s poem, The Brickie. Miffy Hoad’s song, Midnight, inspired this piece by Catherine McCourt. Samantha Brown was inspired by Seán Ó’Roideáin’s song, DonaghmoyneSamantha Brown was inspired by Seán Ó’Roideáin’s song, DonaghmoyneSamantha Brown was inspired by Seán Ó’Roideáin’s song, DonaghmoynePackie McDonald’s song, Sad Songs about Growing Old inspired Susan Farrelly’s painting. Roseanna Myles wrote her poem, A Mother Forever in response to Mariana Clement’s digital art.Roseanna Myles poem, Left Behind, inspired Caoimhe O’Dwyer to create this piece.Dara MacGabhann’s poem, Sparks, inspired Geraldine Martin to create this painting. Alex Watson’s song, Still Falling in Love with You, inspired this collage by Heather Cassidy. Dez Murphy’s poem The Fiddler was inspired by Jean Marshall’s painting. Miffy Hoad’s, Welcome New, inspired Jenny Slater’s prints.Julie Corcoran’s photography in response to, A memorable Cruise by Josie HigginsJulie Corcoran’s photograph in response to Denis O’Higgin’s story, Paddy Clarke. Ciaran Redmond’s poem, Awash With Colour, inspired Michael Stafford’s painting. Seán Fegan’s poem, Black and White Days inspired this mixed media piece by Niamh O’Connor. Enda Brennan’s poem, Borderline Mouse inspired Petra Berntsson’s painting.Andy Hogg’s song, So Many Things, was inspired by Sinead McCourt’s mixed media piece. Angela McCrossan’s story, The Golden Bowl inspired Susan Farrelly to turn a walnut shell she had at the bottom of her bag, gold.Tracy Fry’s piece was inspired by Seán O’Riodeáin’s song, ‘Cousin of Mine’. Sean Ó’Mairtín’s poem, High King inspired Anna Marie Savage’s, High King Diptych. Heather Cassidy’s piece, ‘In Our Seas’ became inspiration for John Nutley’s poem, ‘Identifiable or Not’. Julie Corcoran was inspired to create this conceptual photograph by Dara MacGabhann’s poem, When the Kitchen Grows Cold. Jean Marshall’s piece, ‘Dusk’ became inspiration for Dez Murphy’s poem. Angela McCrossan’s poem, Antrim Coast was a perfect match for Una Curley’s drawing.