Handed Down Return to be Heralded on Culture Night in Scart

Handed Down Return to be Heralded on Culture Night in Scart

Culture Night, September 23rd, will see fiddle player and Sliabh Luachra academic, Matt Cranitch, launch the return of the award winning Handed Down series in the Heritage Centre, Scartaglen. The Handed Down committee is looking forward, with excitement and anticipation, to this season which sees the return of: Nickie McAuliffe, Pádraig MacMathúna, Matt Cranitch, Aoife…

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.…

Castleisland Day Care Centre’s Celebration of Bealtaine

Castleisland Day Care Centre’s Celebration of Bealtaine

The prolific, artistic tendencies in the air at Castleisland Day Care Centre have surfaced again. This time with a book, which is the result of a creative writing project held in the centre in June 2018. Collaborative Project The attendees compiled the book and wrote under the headings of : Wisdom in Togetherness; Reflections; Stories…

Stars in Line for Con Houlihan Memorial Concert

Stars in Line for Con Houlihan Memorial Concert

A truly festive, musical treat is in store for the Kingdom as preparations are well underway in Castle Island for the annual Con Houlihan Memorial Christmas Concert. The event takes please on Saturday 17th December from 8pm with doors open at 7-30pm at the River Island Hotel in Castle Island and a host of special…

Attractive Theatrical Menu in Store for Kerry Drama Festival

Attractive Theatrical Menu in Store for Kerry Drama Festival

The 2016 Kerry Drama Festival will get under way on this Friday night from 7-30pm. It will be held under the auspices of the Amateur Drama Council of Ireland at the Ivyleaf Art Centre, Castleisland from Friday, March 4th to Saturday March 12th. Shows nightly at 8pm. The festival has been held in the Ivyleaf…

Drama in Castleisland Secondary School Classes

Drama in Castleisland Secondary School Classes

Marie de la Gueronniere, a theatre practitioner from Dublin, has been travelling to Kerry every week since last September to facilitate drama classes with secondary schools in the Killarney Municipal District. She has worked with students in Rathmore Community College, Castleisland Community College, St Patrick’s and Presentation Secondary Schools in Castleisland as well as St…