AN ARTS project aimed at over-65s in east Carlow showcased an exhibition of works in Hacketstown earlier this month.

‘The long and short of it’ exhibition in St John’s Hall, Hacketstown featured artwork and animations inspired by childhood memories of harvest-time, created by older members of the Hacketstown community in collaboration with a team of professional artists.

The long and short of it is a project by Carlow Arts Festival that provides arts opportunities for the over-65s in Hacketstown, Rathvilly, Myshall and Graiguecullen. The work will ultimately feature in a dedicated exhibition during the Carlow Arts Festival next June.

The project is funded by Creative Ireland’s Creativity in Older Age Fund and delivered in partnership with Carlow Arts Office and Carlow County Development Partnership.

Over-65s showcase their art in Hacketstown