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    Carricklee Races

    Wyllie O Hagan

    by Wyllie O Hagan

    A digital mixed media work by artists Wyllie O Hagan describing their experiences of St Patrick's Day.

    As a youngster, growing up on the border between the North and the South of Ireland, O Hagan would go to Carricklee Races on St Patrick's Day.
    The annual horse race was cancelled in the early 70's because of "The Troubles". There was little to celebrate for a long time.
    St Patrick's Day is now a global event, and is heavily sponsored by the global drinks industry.
    Artists Wyllie O Hagan aim to celebrate St Patrick's Day online in a creative way, and welcomes those who share that goal.
    Happy St Patrick's Day:)