Handed Down Goes Online to Beat the Covid-19 Blues

Handed Down Goes Online to Beat the Covid-19 Blues

Tonight, Saturday, April 25th. from 8pm would see the staging of the final presentation of the 2019 / 20  Handed Down series in Scartaglin. But alas, like all such events where people gathered these plans too have had to be dismantled. Tonight’s planned special edition was to be presented by Paudie O’Connor – but it…

Sliabh Luachra Music and Book Launch Celebrate Bealtaine

Sliabh Luachra Music and Book Launch Celebrate Bealtaine

Life-long creativity was widely celebrated throughout the duration of the month of May at centres around Kerry. In Castleisland there was an enjoyable Sliabh Luachra music recital and a significant book launch. As part of the festival, Sliabh Luachra Music Trail Musician in Residence, Eoin Stan O’Sullivan, accompanied by his father, Raymond O’Sullivan visited St.…

Record Crowds Turn up for 25th Anniversary Festival

Record Crowds Turn up for 25th Anniversary Festival

We have just put the 25th Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival behind us. From all estimations is has been the best in that long, long line stretching back to 1993. Friday night broke all previous records in terms of crowds and content. The informal launch at the River Island Hotel is something which will be…