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Art Exhibition at Killarney Library

Killarney Library Killarney Library Artwork by members of Coolgrane Training Centre, a centre which cares for people with mental health problems in Killarney and its surrounding areas, is currently the subject of an art exhibition at Killarney Library. The exhibition started last Thursday the 20th March and runs until Thursday the 3rd April. The exhibition features paintings, drawings, photographs and 3D structures. The Killarney Library is situated on the Rock Road next to the Sandpit Car Park and no ...

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Seachtain na Gaeilge 2014


Seachtain na Gaeilge Conas atá tú? An bhfuil cúpla focail agat? Lost? You probably are. Irish people’s grasp of the Irish language is up there with their grasp of Mandarin Chinese, unfortunately. But now until St Patrick’s Day (Or Lá Féile Pádraig in Irish)  it’s Seachtain na Gaeilge, a two-week-and-a-bit nationwide language and culture festival designed to get people more interested in the Irish language. It’s had great success in the past and is enjoying even more popu ...

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Kenmare Food Carnival

Kenmare is a delightful little town about 30 minutes south of Killarney. The road to it indeed is one of the most scenic roads in Ireland, winding its way along a mountain trail up to and through Moll’s Gap. If it’s not on your itinerary already, I suggest you pencil in the weekend of the 12th-14th of July to travel to Kenmare for it is that weekend the Kenmare Food Carnival is taking place. I think that should be enough to persuade you. When you see the words “food” and “ ...

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The Four Poets of Kerry


The Four Poets of Kerry You’re visiting Killarney, right? You want to find out all you can about the history of the town, right? You want to be able to bewilder the natives with your impressive knowledge of the town’s folklore? Then read on and discover one of Killarney’s best kept secrets…. Across the road from the Franciscan Friary on the edge of Killarney Town Centre lies the Sky Woman. The Sky Woman is a statue but unless you were to read the inscription carved upon its ba ...

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