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August 2017


21st August 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 15th September 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Clare County Arts Office are delighted to host ‘’seascapes’’ an exhibition of paintings by artist Brid Quinlin at Cultúrlann Sweeney Kilkee.  Born in Limerick, Brid Quinlan is a self-taught artist who works mainly in the medium of oils. The paintings in this exhibition are inspired by the ever-changing aspect of the sea. They include paintings of the local Co. Clare coast such as Lahinch and the Cliffs of Moher.  They also include several seascapes based on her time spent in…

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Kilkee Civic Trust Talks 2017

23rd August 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Speaker is Dr. Ciarán Ó Murchadha. Topic: Marcus Keane and Fr. Michael Meehan: Two Figures from Clare's Famine Landscape. Dr. Ciarán Ó Murchadha is an independent scholar and a leading historian on Ireland's Great Famine. Author of three major works on the Great Famine; including the internationally acclaimed book titled; The Great Famine: Ireland's Agony 1845-1852 (2011). He was also one of the principal organisers of the National Famine Commemoration held in Kilrush in 2013. Kilkee Civic Trust is a…

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Children’s Film Club – Surf’s Up

24th August 2017 @ 6:30 pm

2007 Film, Duration 85 minutes, Cert G Family of 4 €15 Surfing means everything to teenage penguin Cody Maverick (Shia LaBeouf). Followed by a documentary film crew, he leaves his home in Antarctica for Pen Gu Island, site of the the Big Z Memorial Surf Off. Cody wants to be respected and admired, and he believes that winning the competition will bring him what he craves. However, an encounter with washed-up surfer Geek (Jeff Bridges) teaches Cody about what is…

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Create A Comic with Aidan Courtney Ages 12+

25th August 2017 @ 2:30 pm

  This workshop is suitable for the 12 + age group. The Workshop is 90 mins . Tickets are  €8 and €6 per child thereafter. Aidan is an Irish freelance cartoonist and writer based in County Clare. His work is regularly published in newspapers and magazines throughout Ireland.

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The 4 of Us

25th August 2017 @ 8:00 pm

THE 4 OF US hail from Newry, Co. Down. This multi-award-winning band have seven fine albums under their belt and a catalogue of memorable songs that have featured on American, British and Irish TV and film soundtracks. To this day, their smash hit Mary, remains one of the most played tracks on Irish radio and is currently featured on SingStar, one of Sony PlayStation”s most popular games. Founding members and brothers, Brendan and Declan Murphy have been captivating audiences throughout…

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Jason Wilber

26th August 2017 @ 8:00 pm

  Jason Wilber is an accomplished american folk singer/songwriter and guitarist. He is probably best known for being the lead guitarist with John Prine for the last 21 years. His new album Reaction Time is being releaced this month. Don't miss this rare chance to see him in concert in Ireland.

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Kilkee Civic Trust Talks 2017

30th August 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Speaker is Dr. Paul O' Brien. Topic: Millers, Merchants, Mayors, Lane Joynt Families Limerick Dr Paul O’Brien is a lecturer in the Academic Learning Centre in Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick. Paul's doctoral thesis, based on a hitherto undiscovered, Glynn family and business archive, examined north Munster regional history and the history of the entrepreneurial Catholic bourgeoisie under the Union and into the emergence of the New State, c.1790-1940. The Lane Joynt family of Limerick were of Huguenot extraction…

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September 2017

RINKA West Clare

4th September 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Classes start back on Monday 4th September. 7 week term. Bounce 3 -5 years 3pm - 3.30pm Hi Jinx 5 - 7 Years  4pm - 4.45pm Hi Jinx 8 - 12 years 5pm - 5.45pm Ring Audrey directly for bookings 086 0792516

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Film Club – Frantz

6th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm

2016 Film, subtitled, 113 mins, CLUB Director: Francois Ozon Cast: Pierre Niney, Paula Beer, Ernst Stotzner Ozons enthralling romantic drama, set in post WW1 Germany centres on a grieving woman, Anna, who finds a young Frenchman, Adrien, laying flowers at the grave of her fiancé. Revealing himself to be an old friend of Frantz, Adrien reignites a long departed joy in Anna. But was there more to his relationship with Frantz than is being revealed? Seniors €4

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Culture Night – Declan O’ Rourke

22nd September 2017 @ 8:00 pm

  This is a free concert by the great Declan O' Rourke to celebrate Culture Night. Tickets will only be available on the night on a first come basis.

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