KILLARNEY


Kerry Visual Arts Showcase 2016
5pm-6pm
Kerry Visual Arts Showcase Opening 2016 - featuring the work of Diana Muller, Deirdre McKenna, Pat Owen, MiroslavaPavelkova, Joseph Keating, Des Fitzgerald and Diarmuid O'Sullivan. This is the second Kerry Visual Artists Showcase.  Musical performance by Murrough Connolly.
Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs
KerryCounty Arts Office
arts@kerrycoco.ie
066 7183541

Bus Tour to Muckross Abbey
5pm & 6.30pm
Killarney Ghost Bus Tour from Killarney centre to Muckross Abbey with Gabriel Fitzmaurice, who will give a talk on the Gaelic Poets buried there - Geoffrey O’Donoghue, AodhaganO’Rathaille and EoghanRuaO’Suilleabhain.First come, first served. 
KerryCounty Arts Office
arts@kerrycoco.ie
066 7183541

Killarney Art Gallery
5pm-10pm
Come and browse the works on display in Killarney Art Gallery showing the talent of local & national artists.
Killarney Art Gallery
declan@killarneyartgallery.com
087 2767999

Open Mic Night with Máire Holmes
6pm-7.45pm
Máire Holmes is Kerry County Council's Writer in Residence 2016.  She will give a brief talk on the aim of her new residency to make an hour long radio programme based on the writings of Kerry people during the residency.  Spanning 1916 - 2016 the topics will have many layers; historical, emotional, aesthetical, sporting, creative or spiritual. This introduction to the residency will be followed by an open mic session.
Killarney Library
killarney@kerrylibrary.ie
064 6632655

Killarney House Outdoor Movie Screenings
7pm & 9pm
Two screenings
7pm for children 'The War of the Buttons' directed by John Roberts.The battles between Ballydowse and Carrigdowse Kids.
9pm ‘Older than Ireland’ directed by Alex Fegan.  A landmark documentary tells the story of one hundred years through the eyes of thirty Centenarians and their extraordinary stories of Ireland.
Killarney House, Killarney National Park
www.kerryfilmfestival.com
066 7129934

An Evening of Music & Song
6.30pm-8.30pm
An evening of Classical music &song  with The Scotia Ensemble & Grace Foley (Joint-winner of Eamon Kelly Bursary) and showcasing work of talented singer/songwriters Sarah Finnan& Lorraine Nash – participants of Kerry County Council’s mentoring programme 2015.
St Mary’s Church of Ireland, Killarney
Kerry County Arts Office
arts@kerrycoco.ie
066 7183541

Frankie Gavin & De Dannan in Concert
8.30pm-10.30pm
Millions around the world can recognize a fierce, rip-roaring set of traditional jigs or reels when they hear it. But Frankie Gavin and De Dannan bring something different and unique to today’s audiences.  Experiencing this twenty-first century line-up live will change your view of Irish music.  It may even change your life!
Muckross Schoolhouse & Traditional Farm
traditionalfarms@muckross-house.ie
064 6630804

“Kampala to Killarney”
8pm-10pm
Afro Trad Ireland presents: “Kampala to Killarney” – A musical journey of songs, stories and drumming. Enjoy African & Irish Culture with Live Music, Ugandan Stories & Song. You then get to play a drum and become part of the band! Instruments are provided and no experience required. Just bring your love of music and the craic along and Afro Trad Ireland will do the rest! 
KDYS Youth Centre
www.timosheaandfriends.com
Tim – 087 2814550

God Has No Country
8pm-10.30pm (Doors open at 7pm)
This performance tells the story of Kerryman Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty’s war time exploits in Rome.  The play focuses on O’Flaherty’s struggles as he and his colleagues set about the task of protecting those in need from the German occupancy of Rome.  Performance of “God Has No Country” written and performed by Donal Courtney.Followed by a conversation with local writer Aidan O’Connor.Booking essential.
The Gleneagle Hotel
Tickets must be reserved
INEC Box Office
064 6671555

Traditional Session with Killarney CCÉ
7pm-8pm
Musicians & dancers will provide an hour’s entertainment for all ages.
Outside the Killarney Courthouse.
Killarney Chamber of Tourism & Commerce
064 6637928

Killarney Musical Society
Killarney Musical Society will be joining Jack Patrick Healy - member of KMS,
who entertains in the Liquid Lounge upstairs in The Grand Hotel Killarney.
Come along and enjoy the craic! All welcome
Entertainment from 10pm to 11.30pm.
www.killarneymusicalsociety.ie