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August 2016

Riches of Clare Lunchtime Concert

19th August 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Clare Arts Office, in conjunction with Clare County Council are delighted to bring the Riches of Clare as part of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2016. Musicians playing include Geraldine Cotter, Eamon Cotter and Charlie Harris. This is a free concert

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Mundy

20th August 2016 @ 8:00 pm
€20

  Irish singer/songwriter Mundy is one of a number of artists to successfully make the transition from street busking in Dublin to international stardom during the '90s. Mundy's mainly acoustic, folk-based pop/rock has been compared to Damien Rice and Josh Ritter; however, his style is more upbeat and celebratory than either, and his jangle pop influence and tendency to experiment with unconventional sonic textures and beats further distinguishes him. Mundy signed with Sony subsidiary Epic Records, and released his debut…

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Deesigner Balloon Twisting Workshop

22nd August 2016 @ 2:00 pm
€8

Tickets €8 first child and €6 per child thereafter Workshop at 2pm, and at 3.30pm. Duration of workshop 1hour. Advanced booking required. At Deesigner Balloons Twisting Workshop you make your own balloon creations. Have fun creating colourful balloon dogs, swords, octopus, flowers, bees and more. Watch everyone’s face light up as they leave with their balloon creations and a certificate of accomplishment. *Balloons contain latex.

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Inis Artists Art Exhibition

22nd August 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 16th September 2016 @ 5:00 pm

We are delighted to announce that the Inis Artists will be returning to exhibit at Cultúrlann Sweeney Library/Theatre in Kilkee from August 22nd to September 16th. A selection of original paintings will be on display by a number of Clare based artists in a myriad of styles and painting mediums. The exhibition can be viewed during library opening hours.

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Four Funerals and a Wedding

22nd August 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

As part of Heritage week local man Paddy Nolan will be giving a talk on the history of local graveyards around Kilkee and the stories that surround them. Kilkee is ringed by graveyards from near sea-level Temple Mead to the most elevated in West Clare, Farrihy Graveyard with Kilferagh Graveyard and that of Cill na Giallaigh. They provide a story connecting The War of Independence, The Great War, Immigration, a thrilling jail escape and a Wedding in the Bronx (maybe…

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Children’s Film Club ‘Boo, Zino and the Snurks’

24th August 2016 @ 6:30 pm
€4

Running time 91 mins. (Family of 4 €15). Here's something you don't see every day. Taking on the big guns of the animated world, upstart production company Ambient Entertainment has created Germany's first ever CGI feature. A luscious visual feast about a group of cartoon characters who escape from a fictional TV show into the real world, Boo, Zino And The Snurks easily matches the glossy sheen of Hollywood epics like Toy Story. In the land of Gaya, Boo (voiced…

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September 2016

Culture Night at Cultúrlann Sweeney

16th September 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

To celebrate Culture Night this year, join us for the launch of our Winter Film Club with a free screening of the movie Mustang Mustang is a 2015 internationally co-produced film directed by Turkish-French film director Deniz Gamza Erguven. Beautifully shot, with stunning performances by its young cast, the Oscar-nominated Mustang is both a rousing tale of spirited youth and a powerful, moving and timely work of engaging social cinema. The film is set in a remote Turkish village and…

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‘The Journey So Far’ Art Exhibition by Liz Myring Smith

19th September 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 14th October 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Liz Myring Smith is a self-taught artist whose journey of discovery has only just begun. Liz is relatively new to painting, taking it up only ten years ago. The pieces on display demonstrate where the trip has taken her so far. Liz takes her inspiration from the area around her.   From the Baltard Cliffs above her home in Caherlean to George’s Head in Kilkee there is inspiration everywhere. While her art may not exclusively show the sea, it is…

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October 2016

Winter Film Club – Hail, Ceasar!

5th October 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:20 pm
€5

// Our October movie is a 2016 movie release. It is a comedy starring//   Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum, George Clooney, Josh Brolin  and Ralph Fiennes. Duration 110 mins. Cert 12A. Set during the autumn years of Hollywood’s Golden Age Hail, Caesar!, the latest comedy from renowned directors Joel and Ethan Coen, follows a single day in the life of studio ‘fixer’ Eddie  Mannix (Josh Brolin), as he attempts to track down his lead actor Baird Whitlock (George Clooney) who…

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Cormac Begley and Rushad Eggleston

22nd October 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
€12 - €15

  Cormac Belgley is one of Irelands best known concertina players and he will be accompanied on the night by Rushad Eggleston who is a very accomplished cellist and singer. Together they are embarking on a nationwide tour this October. This is a leath/leath event so under 18's tickets cost €7.50 when accompanied by an adult. Cormac Begley is a bass, baritone, treble and piccolo concertina player from a West-Kerry musical family. He plays in a number of projects including:…

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