Killarney

KERRY VISUAL ARTISTS SHOWCASE 2018
5.00 – 6.00pm
Kerry Visual Artists Showcase Opening – featuring the work of Dermot McCarthy, Marie Kelliher,
Tina Reed, Jacqueline O’Driscoll , Rebecca Carroll, Martine Moriarty, Mieke Vanmechelen, Deirdre
McKenna and Kathleen Hurley.
Department of Culture, Heritage, & the Gaeltacht, Government Buildings, New Road. Killarney
Kerry County Arts Office | Email: arts@kerrycoco.ie | Tel: 066 7183541

SBK VISUAL ARTS SHOWCASE
5.00 – 8.00pm
An opportunity for all ages to view the exciting work of SBK arts students. Workshops all evening.
St. Brigid’s Killarney Secondary School, New Street, Killarney. | www.stbrigidskillarney.ie

ART EXHIBITION & DEMONSTRATIONS
6.00 – 8.00pm
Featuring artist and designer John Flynn with a unique hurley design and painting demonstration.
Drawing space for the public to enjoy. Traditional musicians from the Killarney School of Music will
also perform. All ages welcome.
The Art House Studio & Gallery, Primeavera House, Upper Park Road, Killarney. | Tracy Sexton 087
2140728

A CULTURAL EVENING AT KDYS
6.00 – 9.00pm
Join members and volunteers for an evening of music, dance and performance.
KDYS Youth Centre, Fair Hill | Tel: 064 6631748

THE LANDED GENTRY & THE HELP, THE MUSIC OF THOSE WHO LIVED IN
KILLARNEY HOUSE
7.00 – 8.00pm
Killarney House sets the context for a musical journey through time with composer Criostóir Ó
Loingsigh, featuring work from Bach, Dubussy and Schopain to Sean Nós.
Killarney House, Muckross Road, Dromhale, Killarney

LOVE FROM ALL ANGLES-A PERFORMANCE BY SINGER GRACE FOLEY
WITH PIANIST JAYME LINEHAN
7.00 – 8.00pm
A journey of the heart, where performers and audience delve into the world of love songs.
True love, unrequited love, forever love and a few broken-hearted lovers feature along the way.
The Brehon, Muckross Road, Poulnamuck. Killarney
Bookings: 064 6671555

SITE SPECIFIC THEATRE
8.00 – 9.00pm
Utilising four bedrooms, four writers with local connections, will create four scenes as audience
members watch the dramas unfold.
The Brehon, Muckross Road, Poulnamuck. Killarney. | Bookings: 064 6671555

DB O CONNOR Presents PURE, Back to Basics
8.00 – 9.00pm
An understanding of sean-nós allows us to unlock the basics of Irish music. Enjoy an hour of
storytelling, sean-nós singing and dancing in the Irish rambling house tradition. Guest musicians
and performers will feature.
Killarney Cultural Centre, East Avenue Road | Donal O’Connor 087 0505327 | Email: dboc5555@gmail.com

STILL IN THE DREAMING – READINGS FROM A NEW ANTHOLOGY BY KERRY WRITERS
9.15 – 10.15pm
series of short readings by Kerry poets who are soon to be published in an anthology, edited by Kerry Writer in Residence Annemarie Ní Churreáin.
Killarney Cultural Centre, East Avenue Road. | Email: writer@kerrycoco.ie

KERRY FILM FESTIVAL and CINEMA KILLARNEY present THE SILENT
CHILD & LITTLE BIRD (Two short film screenings)
6.30 – 7.00pm
THE SILENT CHILD is a 2018 Academy Award winning short and tells the story of a deaf four-year old
who lives in a world of silence until someone teaches her the gift of communication.
LITTLE BIRD is set against the backdrop of 1941 London and explores how far one young woman
will go to create a new life for herself.
Killarney Cinema, East Avenue Road | www.kerryfilmfestival.com | Mob: 083 0331439

ELEANOR MCEVOY IN CONCERT
7.30 – 9.00pm
for composing Only a Woman’s Heart, title track of A Woman’s Heart, the best-selling Irish album.
Muckross Schoolhouse & Traditional Farms, Muckross | Tickets must be pre-booked.
Email: traditionalfarms@muckross-house.ie | Tel: 064 6630804

VOICES FOR WOMEN-A WRITING WORKSHOP CREATING FORGOTTEN
CHARACTERS FROM RECENT HISTORY
6.00 – 8.00pm
Writer Fiona O’Connor of St. John’s Mill Theatre, will create voices for unknown women of Ireland from the last 100 years. Using fragments of historical record, newspaper items and testimonies from women such as the Magdalene Laundry women, the aim is to create monologues, poetry,
stories or song lyrics in this collaborative workshop.
McShaine Suite, The Killarney Plaza Hotel & Spa, Killarney, Kenmare Place,
Killarney. Email: fionaoconnorsemail@gmail.com | Tel: 00 44 781 6997611

KAMPALA TO KILLARNEY WITH AFRO TRAD IRELAND
8.00 – 9.30pm
A musical journey of songs, stories and drumming. Enjoy the best of African & Irish culture with
live music, Ugandan stories and song.
St. Mary’s Church of Ireland, Kenmare Place, Killarney
Email: timoshea99@hotmail.com | Mob: 087 2814550