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August 2018

‘Foundations’ A Visual Art Exhibition by Sean Walsh

August 13 - August 31

Sean Walsh is a contemporary artist living and working in Cahir Co. Tipperary. He graduated from NCAD and worked as an art teacher from 1967 to 2004 at St Ailbe’s School in Tipperary Town. From 2004 he has exhibited throughout the country. Séan artworks are born of a keen interest in the environment and are based on an artistic language the main focus of which is structure. While themes may vary, all seek to find creative satisfaction through organising a…

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Kilkee Civic Trust Talk

August 15 @ 8:00 pm

Speaker: John Burke Talk Title: From the Edge of Clare to the Top of the World Talk Description: On the 16th May 2017, for the very first time, the Clare flag was raised on the top of Mount Everest. John Burke, who hails from the flat lands of Spanish Point, achieved his 10-year personal goal of standing on Top of the World. While the task of climbing Everest is a feat of unique physical endurance; John attributes his survival and…

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Children’s Film – Lilo and Stitch

August 16 @ 6:30 pm
€4

This is a 2002 film, G Cert, it has a running time of 82 minutes. A family of 4 can attend for €15. Young orphan Lilo is an Elvis fan who lives with her sister Nani in the beautiful surroundings of Hawaii. One day Lilo meets a strange alien who she decides to name Stitch and take home as her pet. Stitch at first causes trouble by destroying everything he can lay his hands on, but as time passes he…

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Luan Parle and Clive Barnes

August 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
€16

Meteor & Tatler Award winner Luan Parle has numerous hits & accolades to her name. She signed her first record deal at just 12 years of age and has written and recorded with some of the worlds most successful songwriters & producers including Bill Bottrell & Billy Steinberg. To date she has released 3 studio albums and is currently working on her latest material due for release this year. Some of her most famous songs include 'Ghost', 'Day Is Done', 'Roll The Dice' & 'You're Not Here'. On the…

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Kilkee Civic Trust Talk

August 22 @ 8:00 pm

Speaker: John Williams Talk Title: Guarding Loop Head Talk Description: Ireland was neutral during the Second World War but the war still had an impact on life in Ireland. The little-known story of the coast watchers’ contribution to the safety of the country and the story behind their lookout buildings is very interesting. About the Speaker: John Williams, a Pharmacist by profession, with the support of his wife Elizabeth, ran the successful Kilkee based Williams’ Pharmacy & Williams’ Hardware for…

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Children’s Film – Open Season

August 23 @ 6:30 pm
€4

This is a 2006 Film, PG Rated, and it has a running time of 106 minutes. A family of 4 can attend for the price of €15. Boog (Martin Lawrence), a domesticated grizzly bear with no survival skills, has his perfect world turned upside down when he meets Elliot (Ashton Kutcher) a scrawny, fast-talking mule deer. When Elliot convinces Boog to leave his cushy home in a park ranger's garage to try a taste of the great outdoors, things quickly…

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Kilkee Civic Trust Talk

August 29 @ 8:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh Talk Title: West Clare and the Royal Commission on Congestion in Ireland Talk Description: Under the 1891 Act establishing the Congested Districts Board any district electoral division with an average annual rateable valuation per household of less than 30 shillings was eligible for ‘congested’ status, meaning it was entitled to receive substantial State investment in grants, training, infrastructural improvements and other supports. The Board had a second condition: a minimum of one-fifth of the total…

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September 2018

Exhibition by Visual Artist Rita Linney

September 7 - September 28

Born in Yorkshire, Rita Linney moved to County Clare in 2016 to follow her ambition to work as a full time artist. She attended Art College in Doncaster and Canterbury to study fine art and over the years has worked with various artists including prominent Yorkshire artist David J Curtis ROI, RSMA in the north east of Britain. Rita has exhibited with various prestigious venues in England including the Royal Society of Marine Artists. The exhibition runs from the 7th…

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Culture Night

September 21 @ 8:00 pm

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