Killarney

Kerry Visual Arts Showcase 2017
5pm-6pm
Kerry Visual Artists Showcase Official Opening 2017 – featuring the work of Des Fitzgerald, Karen Hendy, Kaye Maahs, Roisín McGuigan, David Morrison, Philip O’Rourke, Niamh Porter & Tracy Sexton. This is the third annual visual art Showcase.
Department of Culture, Heritage, & the Gaeltacht, Government Buildings,
New Road. Killarney
Kerry County Arts Office
arts@kerrycoco.ie
066 7183541

CREATIVE IRELAND KERRY
YOUTH CHORAL OPEN SESSION
5pm & 6pm
For ages 8-18yrs. Everyone can sing and you can too. Come along and hear the singing, meet the conductor, join in a sing-a-along. New members welcome.
Garden Room, Killarney House, Muckross Road, Dromhale. Killarney
gemmasugrue@gmail.com / 086 4137930

PURE – BACK TO BASICS
5.30pm-6.30pm
Understanding sean-nós singing allows us to unlock the basics and the beauty in Irish music-enjoy an hour of storytelling, sean-nós singing and sean-nós dancing led by DB O’Connor who grew up in an Irish rambling house tradition. Guest performers feature.
Killarney Cultural Centre, East Avenue Road
DB O’Connor 087 0505327 / dboc5555@gmail.com

A CULTURAL EVENING AT KDYS
6pm-9pm
Join members and volunteers for an evening of music, dance and performance.
KDYS Youth Centre, Fair Hill.
064 6631748

TOURS OF KILLARNEY HOUSE
6pm-7pm
Guides will take groups of 15 at a time for a short tour of the 18th Century Manor, known historically as a wonderful venue for attracting and entertaining guests. Tours take approx. 20mins.
Meeting point: Main entrance Killarney House, Muckross Road, Dromhale, Killarney Town.
arts@kerrycoco.ie / 066 7183541

BIODIVERSITY IN KERRY
6.30pm
A talk by Irish Wildlife Trust Kerry Branch
Killarney Library, Rock Road
killarney@library.ie / 064 6632655

RETURN TO GLENNASCAUL
PRESENTED WITH KIND PERMISSION OF THE EDWARDS MACLIAMMÓIR ESTATE.
7pm-7.30pm
Kerry Film Festival presents the first Irish short film to be nominated for an Academy Award. A cinematic treat for fans of short film and those who like a good ghost story. Featuring Orson Welles and directed by Hilton Edwards. Orson Welles is driving in the Irish countryside one night when he offers a ride to a man with car trouble. The man relates a strange event that happened to him at the same location.
Cinema Killarney, East Avenue Road
www.kerryfilmfestival.com / 066 7129934

TRADITIONAL SESSION WITH KILLARNEY CCÉ
7pm-8pm
Musicians & dancers will provide an hour’s entertainment for all ages.
Killarney Cultural Centre, East Avenue Road.
Ann Mangan 087 9403508/Killarney Chamber 064 6637928
annmanganwoodline@hotmail.com

DONAL LUNNY & ANDY IRVINE IN CONCERT
7.30pm-9pm
These two giants of the Irish folk scene have been at the helm of legendary bands like Sweeney’s Men, Planxty, The Bothy Band, Mozaik, LAPD and recently Usher’s Island. Their unique style of accompaniment is an on-going influence in the wider world of Irish music. Tickets must be pre booked.
Muckross Schoolhouse & Traditional Farms, Muckross
traditionalfarms@muckross-house.ie / 064 6630804

A FEAST OF FOLK – IRISH FOLK & TRADITIONAL MUSIC CONCERT
8pm-10.30pm
Featuring Tim O’Shea, friends, & Spraoí Chiarraí, Kerry’s youth traditional arts collective. A celebration of the music and musicians of Kerry. Everyone Welcome.
St. Mary’s Church of Ireland, Kenmare Place, Killarney
timoshea99@hotmail.com / 0872814550

SHE HAD A TICKET IN MIND
9pm-10.30pm
Presented by St. John’s Mill Theatre, Beaufort. Written and directed by Fiona O’Connor. Ages 12+. Parental guidance advised.
A semi-staged reading by professional actors, featuring stories of Irish women and the predicament of unwanted pregnancies. A contemporary take on the oral tradition, using chorus and protagonist to create iconic characters from Irish legend and theatre. Q&A session to finish. Seats first come first served.
Killarney Cultural Centre, East Avenue Road, Killarney
fionaoconnor.wordpress.com

Screening – “The Young Offenders”
The Young Offenders is a 2016 Irish comedy film written, directed, and co-produced by Peter Foott.
Tickets must be reserved by calling the Box Office on 064 6671555.
Mangerton Theatre, INEC, Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney