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Local Arts & Culture Scene
Considering its glorious natural setting, it should come as no surprise that Killorglin has a thriving arts and culture scene.
The local creative scene is laid-back and fun-loving offering great experiences for locals and tourists… From the Killorglin Pantomime Group, Live music performances, the enchanting galleries showcasing a variety of artistic expressions, such as the mesmerising Pauline Bewick Seven Ages – Kerry Collection to annual cultural events and festivals like K-FEST to Puck Fair.
Killorglin CYMS HallThe Killorglin CYMS Hall provides a multi-functional Community Hall, catering for all sectors of the community, including two meeting rooms, a 340 seat venue for events with theatre-style seating/large screen and used for markets, large meetings, panto, drama, dancing classes, or whatever the community requires. They have a Snooker Room with 2 full-size snooker tables, citizens info office, weekly bingo and much more. Their aims are for an open door centre, catering for all needs of the local community in a safe environment for all ages.
St. Patrick's Parade KillorglinWe celebrate our national day here in Killorglin on March 17th annually. The parade starts from The Fishery at 1 pm, makes its way up Main Street and then onto Library Place where there's entertainment for all the family.
K-FESTK-FEST, a dynamic arts festival with an emphasis on emerging artists, hosts more than 60 events in addition to a gallery trail, including live music performances by dozens of up-and-coming bands and musicians, as well as spoken word, drama, comedy, short films, street entertainment, and activities for kids and families. The festival takes place over the June Bank Holiday weekend.
Killorglin has a wealth of talent...
Our arts sector is rich and diverse. From the annual Puck Fair to the exclusive gallery showcasing Pauline Bewick's Kerry Collection... Simply navigate through our highlights using the scroll button!
Various locations around Killorglin Town
The Kerry Collection of 250 works is on permanent display at Library Place, Killorglin.
CYMS Community Hall, Mill Road, Killorglin Co. Kerry
Killorglin CYMS Hall
Various locations around Killorglin Town
Killorglin is home Of some oF The regions best arts and cultural events
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Heroines – Geraldine O’Reilly, Mary O’Donnell and Na Cailleacha exhibition at Grilse Gallery
Purcell’s Christmas Charity Lights
Festive fun at Killorglin Library
Killorglin Christmas Markets 2023
Christmas Wreath Making Workshop at 10 Bridge Street
Santa is coming to Killorglin
Kid’s Christmas Art Workshop – Dec 9
Kid’s Christmas Art Workshop – Dec 10
Celebrating our heritage, culture, creativity & the arts...
Throughout the year the town also celebrates Heritage Week and Culture Night with a number of events that showcase our heritage, culture, creativity and the arts.
National Heritage Week from 12 – 20 August 2023 celebrates all things heritage related. It brings together communities and cultural institutions, academics and enthusiasts, to build awareness about the value of heritage and support its conservation.
Killorglin plays host to some heritage events which take place at the Killorglin Library, Library Place, Killorglin. Read more here.
Culture Night 2023
Wrap up in culture, as venues and public spaces across the island of Ireland open their doors to host a programme of free late-night entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture. Returning for its 18th year on Friday, September 22nd 2023. Read more at culturenight.ie/events/kerry.
Creative Ireland Kerry
Creative Ireland Kerry, based at the Arts Office at Kerry County Council is a programme which supports and communicates Kerry’s unique creative sector. It resources and values the central role of creativity across all sectors of society and works to promote a greater cultural, social and economic impact in the county.
The Arts Office of Kerry County Council helps nurture artists creativity. Read more about how they can help your club, group or organisation here.