Catherine Rhatigan grew up in north Sligo, studied at University College Galway, and was teaching in Donegal town before moving to Zurich. She has a life long interest in the area where she grew up, and has worked on several artistic projects in recent years that feature the culture, landscape and history of the region, both abroad and at home. Her work has aired in the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Austria The U.S., Slovakia and Switzerland as well as in Ireland. She and Elizabeth have worked together on several cultural projects over the last decade. www.irelandharp.net
Elizabeth Zollinger, an artist from Zurich, lives part-time on Inis Mór since 1974 and is strongly connected with the island, its people and its culture. In cooperation with some Islanders she created the project “Celtic Spirit “in 1996, offering Cultural Weeks which aim to retain the culture and heritage of Inis Mór while developing and promoting a sustainable tourism on the island.