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…

Writers Invited to Libraries for Residence Workshop Registrations

Writers Invited to Libraries for Residence Workshop Registrations

Kerry Arts Office is delighted to announce that Annemarie Ní Churreáin is back in the role of Writer in Residence. Over the coming months she will continue to travel throughout the county to meet with emerging and established writers, delivering workshops, readings and mentoring sessions. As part of her residency this year Ní Churreáin has…

Still In The Dreaming Launched at Muckross House

Still In The Dreaming Launched at Muckross House

Muckross House was the beautiful venue for the recent launch of a stunning new book Still In The Dreaming. Leas-Cathaoirleach Cllr. John Joe Culloty launched the book while praising the quality of the poems and the dedication of the writers to their craft. Writer in Residence Last June a call-out for submissions to Kerry County…

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…

Busy Year for Council’s Artists in Residence

Busy Year for Council’s Artists in Residence

Kerry County Council’s artists in residence have been very busy over the last few months. Film-maker-in-residence Mieke Vanmechelen has connected with a number of special groups of secondary students, each with their own vision and unique approach. Change the Future A short film produced with CBS The Green called ‘Change The Future’ was selected for…

New Writer in Residence with Kerry County Council

New Writer in Residence with Kerry County Council

Donegal woman, Annemarie Ní Churreáin is Kerry County Council’s recent appointee to the post of Writer in Residence. A poet and writer of creative non-fiction essays, Annemarie’s work is primarily concerned with the fragility and complexity of human relationships. The council has for many years, had writers in residence in Kerry. The writer works with…