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July 2017

Create a Comic Workshop – Aidan Courtney

28th July 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
€8

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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Frankie Gavin and De Dannan

28th July 2017 @ 8:00 pm
€25

Under 18's can attend this event for €12.50 when accompanied by an adult. Please mention age at time of booking. Frankie Gavin and De Dannan bring something different and unique to their audiences. The band’s repertoire includes their trademark sets of lively, sometimes furious jigs and reels –– but their choice of material, arrangements and playing style combine to set traditional Irish music in a wider musical and cultural context. This 21st century line-up infuses the band’s inherited music with…

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Jaskane

30th July 2017 @ 8:00 pm
€10

Jaskane formed in 2012 as ‘Jaskane Cafe Trio’ performing throughout Clare in diverse settings.   ‘Jaskane Cafe Trio Live’ was self recorded in 2013.  The second album ‘Lumen’ was recorded in the prestigious Grouse Lodge Studio,  engineered and mixed by Alex Borwick (Irish Memory Orchestra, The Young Folk). Jaskane showcases a unique blend of violin, oboe and guitar while playing an eclectic mix of musical genres.  From Russian folk dances to Argentinian tango; iconic film themes to contemporary Irish folk, the…

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Drawing Workshop – Aidan Courtney

31st July 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:10 pm
€6

Tickets €6 and €4 per child thereafter This is a 40 minute workshop suitable for children aged 5 - 8 years of age. 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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Comic Strip Workshop – Aidan Courtney

31st July 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
€8

Tickets €8 and €6 per child thereafter This is a 1 hour workshop suitable for children aged 8 - 12 years of age. 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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August 2017

Kilkee Civic Trust Talks 2017

2nd August 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Speaker is Joe Donnellan. Topic: Three International Musicians from Limerick. Three Limerick performers who were successful internationally but, with the passage of time, their achievements have fallen from public awareness. Catherine Hayes an internationally renowned Soprano; who was born in Patrick St. Limerick. George Alexander Osborne Pianist and Composer; who was friends with Chopin. He enjoyed a very impressive career, not only in London, but also throughout mainland Europe. Joseph O'Mara who was a Tenor of international renown; of the…

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Children’s Film Club – James & The Giant Peach

3rd August 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
€4

1996 Film, Duration 76 minutes, Cert U Family of 4 (4 persons) €15. Made by the director of The Nightmare Before Christmas, this has an enchanting, at times ghoulish, appeal. An adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic story, Selick's film may not have made any spectacular technical advance on his previous work (the animated central section is sandwiched by stylised live-action sequences), but, despite a lightness of plot, it most beautifully captures the book's free-floating, fantastic sense of adventure and wonder.…

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Create A Comic with Aidan Courtney Ages 12+

4th August 2017 @ 2:30 pm
€8

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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Lunchtime Concert for Families

5th August 2017 @ 1:00 pm

This concert is brought to you by Summer Music on the Shannon as part of the SMS Festival events in Kilkee. The music school and festival offers to musicians of all ages, and at all levels of achievement, programmes which stimulate inherent artistic talent through a wide variety of classes, rehearsals, solo recitals and ensemble performances. They will hold two free lunchtime concerts in Cultúrlann Sweeney during August.

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The Magic of Mozart in Kilkee

5th August 2017 @ 8:00 pm
€10

Seniors €8, Under 16's €5 The programme includes Mozart Violin Concerto in G major, performed by violinist Freya Creech who began her violin studies in Clare Music Makers and Summer Music on the Shannon 24 years ago. She will be accompanied by the SMS Chamber Orchestra. Freya regularly performs in venues across the UK, which have included appearances at Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall, as well as throughout Europe, in such concert halls as the Festspielhaus…

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