Stories from The Creative State North West

Swapping business suits for wellington boots, Mark Walton and his wife Kira, launched the VOYA organic beauty brand in 2007 as a spin-out from the Walton family’s famous VOYA seaweed baths based in Strandhill, County Sligo. VOYA is now recognised as the pre-eminent organic spa brand globally...

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Peter Martin creates high quality films and has a wide client both corporate and in adventure sports. Much of his work has ‘gone viral’ resulting in global attention. Peter also specialises as a Director of Photography on large scale motion pictures such as the upcoming feature ‘Black...

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Visual thinker David Quinn founded, Avenir Design, in 2004. From the company’s base in Castlebar, Co Mayo, Avenir provides a range of graphic design & web design services. David’s creative team include professionals from varied and interesting backgrounds in business, the arts, cinematography,...

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The Model is an old school building that was transformed into a contemporary arts centre in 1999/2000, and extended again in 2009. The area in which it is situated was intended to be part of a cultural redevelopment for Sligo city, which was to include the building of a new museum, an extension...

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