RTÉ to Record Handed Down Archive Launch in Scart Tonight at 8pm

RTÉ to Record Handed Down Archive Launch in Scart Tonight at 8pm

There must be near a century of layers of recorded music and song from the Sliabh Luachra area in the RTÉ archives by now. Another layer will be added in Scartaglin tonight when the station’s representatives will record the unveiling of the Handed Down Sliabh Luachra Online Archive from 8pm in the local culture and…

Day Centre Residency Sparked Discussions on History and Architecture

Day Centre Residency Sparked Discussions on History and Architecture

An artist’s residency of an almost two months duration came to fruition at Castleisland Area Services Centre on Thursday afternoon. A residency is when a professional artist is formally attached to a university or community facility and often on a specific project and time frame. This usually benefits the development of the artist and the…

Kerry Arts Creative Sector Social Enterprise Programme

Kerry Arts Creative Sector Social Enterprise Programme

  Even from a cursory glance through the following art strewn message from Kerry County Council and a palette of its arty friends – via Cllr. Bobby O’Connell  – one could be absolved and forgiven even for thinking that a mass movement of art and artists is about to consume Kerry – at least.  Sample…

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Creativity was to the fore at Cruinniú na nÓg recently where children and teenagers enjoyed free cultural and creative events across the county. Events and workshops were all well subscribed and feedback from participants has highlighted the demand for more creative activity choices for our young people in Kerry Great Choice of Activity “Feedback tells…

Still In The Dreaming – New Kerry Poetry Anthology Ready to Launch

Still In The Dreaming – New Kerry Poetry Anthology Ready to Launch

One of the key responsibilities of a Writer in Residence when they are engaged by Kerry County Council, is the role of mentoring and supporting emerging writers as well as new writing talent in the county. One of the fruits of this labour is a new anthology of poetry by Kerry poets edited by Writer…

Council launches Kerry Cultural Archive Award for 2018

Council launches Kerry Cultural Archive Award for 2018

The 2018 Kerry County Council Cultural Archive Awards application process was launched by Cllr Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council at the Local History and Archive Section of Kerry Library this week. Applications Invited Applications are invited for the development or preserving an archive with the intended cultural impact of preserving such material for…

It Takes a Village – Welcoming The Stranger Collective

It Takes a Village – Welcoming The Stranger Collective

The Girls’ National School Hall in Dingle was buzzing with drums, dance and laughter recently during the town’s Global Rhythm Festival, Cuisle Chorca Dhuibhne. Natives and Refugees Welcoming The Stranger Collective, a dance group of Kerry locals from Dingle, Tralee and Killarney as well as migrants, asylum seekers and refugees from Afghanistan, Algeria, Zimbabwe, Malawi,…