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Sky Walkers

Six poetic, sonic experiences on the six forests of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown in the Dublin mountains: Carrickgollogan, Barnaslingan, Tibradden, Kilmashogue, Ticknock, Ballyedmonduff. Commissioned by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and supported by Coillte and Dublin Mountains Partnership for the Nature and Place, Temporary Projects Commission. Link to press release.

Sky Walkers conjures mysterious and fantastical vignettes based on the landscape; with historical, mythical, scientific and futuristic allusions.

Stream or download from the Vimeo website or app to your personal devices. Take a journey to the six locations, in person or in the imagination. Best experienced in an immersive setting with good headphones or sound medium. Link to the series and map below

Listen below to an interview on The Green Room on Dublin City FM, broadcast March 25th 2024. With thanks to broadcaster and environmentalist Megan Best for her interest in the project.

Launch at Carrickgollogan Forest, Dublin, 1.30PM to 2.30PM, March 23, 2024. Download flyer:

Left to right: Méadhbh O’Connor (multimedia artist), Robert Coleman (composer), Martin Healy (photographer/artist), Karen Woods (Coillte), Cllr Denis O’Callaghan (Cathaoirleach Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown), Ciara King (DLRCOCO Arts), Clodagh Duffy (Dublin Mountains Partnership). Photo: Stedman Photography
Three artists awarded the Nature and Place Commissions. Left to right: Méadhbh O’Connor (installation and multimedia artist), Robert Coleman (composer), Martin Healy (multidisciplinary artist and photographer). Photo: Stedman Photography