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April 2017




1st – 21st

ARTISTIC JOURNEYS

A diverse exhibition of works in a variety of mediums by Bob Scott and Adrian Everson.   Opening by Jimmy Deenihan on Sat 1st April.  All welcome.

 



Tues 4th- Sun 9th

THE CHASTITUTE

John B Keane’s classic comedy follows the exploits of farmer John Bosco McLaine in his various endeavours to find love.  The cast features :  Conor Foley, Francis Kennedy, Batt O Keeffe, Annette O Donnell, Barry Francis, Sonny Egan, Andrea Thornton,  Tommy Denihan, Amy Fogarty, Martha Woulfe, Oliver McGrath, Mary Moylan, Bernie Daly, Chris Fitzgerald, Rory Kirby, Lal Browne,  Mary  Keane,  Katelyn  Barry  and  Tamara  Kirby

 



Wed 12th

TOM CREAN, ANTARTIC EXPLORER.

Ireland’s unsung hero is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous production, written and performed by Aidan Dooley.  Tom Crean survived three famous expeditions in one of the finest feats of individual heroism from the entire age of Antartic Exploration.

 



Tues 18th

THE OLIVE TREE

A film by director Iciar Bollain in which a Spanish woman refuses to let the past die.  A deceptively simple drama about a family and its thousand year old olive tree and the bonds between generations.  In Association with Access Cinema.

 



Thu 20th

THE RISE AND RISE OF THE HEALY RAES

A new play by Ray O Sullivan.  Directed by Aidan O Connor, the play is a hilarious and sometimes poignant story of bachelor brothers Densey and Pj Doona who appear time locked in a life of loneliness and celibacy in their small family farm in Kerry.  But foreign women, love, elections and politics combine to change their lives with the well oiled Healy Rae machine at the centre of the miraculous transformation.Presented  by  Killarney  Theatre  Co.

  



Fri 21st

THE HUNTER IN CONCERT.

An up and coming band from Sligo featuring Teresa Galvin – vocals and guitar,  Stephanie Pawula- vocals and percussion and Fionnuala Kennedy- vocals and double bass.  Their first album The Bet released this April features folk, blues, traditional music and afrobrazilian influences.

  



Sat 22nd

DANNY O MAHONEY AND LIZ KANE.

The best of traditional with the all Ireland champion box player from Ballyduff and Connemara  fiddle virtuoso, Liz Kane.

 



Mon 24th, Tues 25th

A HOLY SHOW

A play written by Katelyn Barry, directed by Chris Fitzgerald and presented by St John’s Youth Theatre.

 



Thu 27th 7.30pm

Frame By Frame

A collection of work created by students currently attending North Kerry College of Further Education.  The QQ1 Level 5 Art group have collaborated with the QQ1 Level 5 photography group to showcase this exciting and intriguing exhibition of work.  All Welcome.

 



Fri 28th

Marlene Enright – The Hard Ground

Her debut album, Placemats and Second Cuts features strong influences of rhythm& blues, great folk songs and rich harmonies.





 
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