The Linen Hall Library, Belfast.
(4th October to 28th October 2022)
As part of ‘Belfast’s Home of Poetry’ a special series of events for October, the Linen Hall Library has invited Noel to exhibit his work as part of the programme. It will give him the opportunity to show again in the heart of Belfast his film ‘Lost Lin […]
The Gerard Dillon Gallery, Cultúrlann, Belfast.
(24th March to 28th of April 2022)
Noel was born and raised in West Belfast and as a child he would have traveled from his home in Andersonstown into town on the number 12 trolley bus. Trolley buses were finally withdrawn from service on the 12th May 1968. For this project he tracked down a […]
An exhibition at the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Donegal (15th January to 4th March 2022).
This exhibition funded by the Arts Council of Ireland and organized by Artlink in Donegal has been curated by Garrett Carr, a senior lecturer in Creative Writing at the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast. He is also the […]
Image: Remains of a Murder Weapon 1921
‘Drawn from Borders’
Virtual Exhibition Opening
The Virtual Saldanha Gallery, Fort Dunree, Donegal.
(April – May 2020)
This artist led exhibition is the culmination of a nine month project, reflecting on the centenary of the partition of Ireland and the formation of the border. The exhibition […]
‘The Bovedy Illuminations’
The Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Bellaghy, Co. Derry.
(2pm Saturday 26th October 2019)
Tickets can be booked directly from seamusheaneyhome.com
To mark the screening at HomePlace of his film The Bovedy Illuminations, Noel will be joined on stage by poet Gerald Dawe for readings and an in […]
‘The Bovedy Illuminations’
The Armagh Planetarium and the Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre
13th April – 23rd May 2019
These two exhibitions mark the 50th Anniversary of the landing of the Bovedy Meteorite in Northern Ireland. On the evening of 25th April 1969, Noel was playing football in the street with friends when the fallin […]
Exhibition Opening at the John Clare Cottage Museum, Helpston, Cambridgeshire.
24th March 2018 (TICKETS SOLD OUT)
Noel will be reading at the opening of his exhibition. These new poems and images are a response to his research into the poet John Clare’s archives. The exhibition continues until the end […]
The Verbal Arts Centre, Derry / Londonderry
(27th April – 30th June 2017)
Noel is sharing a show with his friend, the writer and photographer David Gepp. The exhibition recognizes their shared love of the Donegal coastline and presents a selection of images and poetry derived from the area. The exhibition opens on Poetry Day Ireland […]
Noel has been invited to read at the awards ceremony of this year’s Allingham Festival in Ballyshannon, Donegal. His poem ‘Micro Engraver’ was placed third in the poetry competition.
Micro Engraver… he has even inscribed Nothing is Impossible along the edge of a razor blade … Dark curtains tightly drawn,
His long poem, ‘L […]
A selection of Noel’s photographs and poems will be exhibited at the Shire Hall Gallery in Stafford this summer. The poems have been especially written to accompany his images of the dramatic Donegal shoreline.
The group show runs from 9th July to 4th September. The exhibition will be open to the public on Monday – Saturday 9.30am – […]