Tralee

THE SQUARE INTO THE EVENING
5pm-5.45pm
Joanne O’Connor Tenacity School of Performing Arts
Dance pieces by this energetic and accomplished group of young performers.  Special guests including face-painting.

5.45pm
DISCO–DANCE YOUR HEART OUT DJ

6.15pm
THE WOBBLY CIRCUS SHOW
Stan Ratchet combines slapstick comedy, clowning & circus skills. With audience participation, Stan brings spectators on a journey through mime, manipulation and fire juggling…a high impact finale.

6.45pm- 8pm
LIVE MUSIC
Pop & contemporary Irish folk ballads featuring Derek Berrill, Mike Dolan, Mario & guest artists.
The Square, Tralee
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 and the singers. New members welcome to join the choral group.
Kerry School of Music
mailto:kerrymusicschool@eircom.net  / 066 7125690

A SCHOOL WITHOUT WALLS
6pm-9pm
An Open House evening with performances by the school’s choirs, orchestras and solo musicians. Performance schedule on website and Facebook pages.
Kerry School of Music,
Old Custom House, High Street.
www.kerryschoolofmusic.com
066 7125690

‘I’M LISTENING?’
6pm-11pm
Japanese legend states that if a person folds 1,000 cranes they will be granted a wish. An art installation influenced by this legend and the struggles society is going through.
Roundy’s Bar, Tralee
rebeccababington@hotmail.com
086 8690322

TRADITIONAL MUSIC WITH SLIABH MISH COMHALTAS
6pm-9pm
Experience traditional music, dance and storytelling at its finest.
Kerry County Museum, Denny Street
education@kerrymuseum.ie
066 7127777

STROLL THROUGH THE MUSEUM
6-10pm
View the exhibition ‘Casement in Kerry-A Revolutionary Journey’, also the Museum Gallery, Tom Crean Room and the Killaclohane Portal Tomb Collaboration.
Kerry County Museum, Denny Street
education@kerrymuseum.ie
066 7127777

ANCIENT PAST, YOUTHFUL IMAGINATION
6pm-10pm
Killaclohane Portal Tomb, Kerry’s oldest man-made structure, was the inspiration for a creative journey & exhibition on life and death in the Neolithic by secondary school students. Archaeologist Jemma O’Connell will be on hand to discuss the dig and reveal some tricks of the trade.
Kerry County Museum, Denny Street
education@kerrymuseum.ie
066 7127777

MEDIEVAL FAMILY FUN
6pm-10pm
Members of the Kerry Medieval Living History Group in period costume in Geraldine Tralee. Chat with them about life and death in the Middle Ages.
Kerry County Museum, Denny Street
education@kerrymuseum.ie
066 7127777

ANCIENT POTTERY WORKSHOP
6pm-9.30pm
Ceramicist, Lone Beiter-O’Reilly will explore how ancient pottery was made. Based on finds from the Killaclohane Portal Tomb. Make your own authentic pot. Young pottery enthusiasts welcome!
Kerry County Museum, Denny Street
education@kerrymuseum.ie
066 7127777

A COUNTY MUSEUM COLLECTIONS TOUR
6.30pm-8.30pm
With Helen O’Carroll (Curator) and Sarah O’Farrell (Collections Officer)
A ‘behind the scenes’ tour of the Museum’s diverse collections!
Kerry County Museum, Denny Street
education@kerrymuseum.ie
066 7127777

CULTURE NIGHT SIAMSA TÍRE
5pm-10pm

Dance workshops, choral performances, interactive visual arts events for families and young people, along with plenty of music and a few surprises on the night! An evening performance of dance under the direction of Catherine Young, IT TAKES A VILLAGE is a new dance show inspired by Ireland’s new communities, their music, dance and songs. Featuring an international cast of dancers and musicians and spanning a myriad of dance styles with the heart-warming, moving, dynamic and energetic choreography Young always delivers. Funded by Kerry County Council, Siamsa Tíre, Creative Ireland, The Arts Council & the Department of Justice & Quality. Also supported by TIRC & KASI.

ART INSPIRED BY LITERATURE
A TRALEE ART GROUP EXHIBITION
6.30pm-8pm
Art exhibition featuring new works by members who have been actively creating all year.
Tralee Library
tralee@kerrylibrary.ie / 066 7121200

WORDS CREATING PICTURES
TRALEE ART GROUP
6.30pm-8pm
Members will read passages from books that have inspired the work of the exhibition Art Inspired by Literature.
Tralee Library, Moyderwell
tralee@kerrylibrary.ie / 066 7121200

ART FOR EVERYONE
7pm-9pm
Meet the artists as they make new work. Create your own work of art. A show will be brought together in one large piece at the end of the evening.
Tralee Art Group
Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre, Balloonagh, Tralee.
geraldinesartstudio@eircom.net

CRAOBH THRÁ LÍ CCÉ
7pm-9pm
A vibrant traditional music session with local young musicians.
Manor West Shopping Centre
seandawn@eircom.net

AFRICAN DRUMMING EVENING
7.30pm-9.30pm
Open to all – try your hand at drumming and enjoy some wonderful sounds.
Tralee International Resource Centre, 13-14 St Patricks Bungalows, Boherbee, Tralee
reception@tirc.ie
066 7127918

‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ written by Samuel Beckett.
Venue: The Abbey Inn Tralee
Time: 8.00pm
A free performance including a special set price dinner menu will be available before the show in association with the “Dare to Save” fund for cancer in memory of Tralee man and former Sunday Indepenent Editor Aengus Fanning. Limited show seating.
Organised by Patrick O’Donnell.
Contact: 066  7123390

SPOKEN WORD AND SONG WITH JOHN SEXTON AND NOEL KING
8-11pm
An evening of poetry, prose and music. John W. Sexton and Noel King will read extracts of their work. John is the author of five poetry collections and Noel has recently published a collection of short stories with Liberties Press. Come share your work or listen to some great writing.
The Abbey Inn
barbaralovric2@gmail.com 087 6152806
www.facebook.com/ThursdayNightWritersTralee/