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Stowaway Sessions by Noel Kelly

Talented local artist Noel Kelly was commissioned by Drogheda Port Company to produce a painting of the charming Stowaway Sessions gigs during the Irish Maritime Festival in 2018 at the Town Quays in Drogheda. Noel captured one of the stowaway sessions on a mid summers evening on the boyne featuring Declan O Rourke on board the traditional tall ship Earl of Pembroke.

The traditional sailing vessel provided a unique venue for the series of stowaway sessions for the lucky audiences which attended, with sails forming a natural canopy the music reverberated through the ships timbers and rigging. Noel aspired to bring these special elements of the stowaway sessions to life in his oil painting.

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SJ McArdle, Collette Farrell, Noel Kelly, Nessa Lally