Spark of genius

Art - Literature - Music

Westmeath is a hive of creative energy and creativity is always worth celebrating. We salute some of those who have helped put Westmeath on the Cultural Map and we will continue of support, encourage, and celebrate creativity in Westmeath.

Our Sparks include:

  • Hanna Greally
    HANNA GREALLY, Author: was born in Athlone in 1925.  She grew up in Pearse Street, and was a popular and happy young girl. At nineteen she… Read more: Hanna Greally
  • Leo Daly
    LEO DALY, Writer, Photographer and Broadcaster: was born in Mullingar in Mullingar in 1920.  Leo Daly’s contribution to the literary and cultural life of Mullingar was… Read more: Leo Daly
  • Adolphus Cooke
    Adolphus Cooke of Cookesborough (1792-1876) – Eccentric : Adolphus Cooke was probably the greatest eccentric Westmeath has yet produced. The illegitimate son of Robert Cooke, he… Read more: Adolphus Cooke

Our 2017 exhibition:

2017 Poster

Previous Years collections