Sirius Arts Centre, The Old Yacht Club, Westbourne Place, Cobh
Dates: 6th April – 1st July 2018
Hours: Wed-Fri: 10.30am – 5pm Sat-Sun: 1pm – 5pm,
Fri 20th 3pm-5pm, Sat 21st Closed
This exhibition, facilitated by Brian Mac Domhnaill, features some of the visual records pertaining to Spike Island in the Victorian era along with a selection of personal narratives drawn from the book Too Beautiful for Thieves and Pickpockets: A history of the Victorian Convict Prison on Spike Island by Cal McCarthy and Barra O’Donnabhain published by Cork County Library and Arts Service (May 9, 2016).