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May 2017

Torch Players Present ‘Bookworms’

28th May 2017 @ 8:00 pm
€10 - €12

The Torch Players present their play 'Bookworms' by Bernard Farrell. Bookworms is a hilarious comedy centred around an all-female book club and their decision to allow men join them for the first time, with husbands invited in. Their daily lives spill over into the book discussions. where suspicions are roused and tempers are frayed. Larry, an out-of-work builder, and Robert, a banker, are struggling in different ways. Ann is showing off her home and trying to be the perfect hostess,…

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Calm Descending – Art Exhibition

29th May 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 23rd June 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Calm Descending Art Exhibition by Marianne Lynch Her paintings are influenced by the landscape, in particular the coast and bogs of her native Clare. Marianne paints in a loose, expressive and semi-abstract style. Her use of colour is bold and commands the viewer to engage in an alternative relationship with the landscape, one which is not merely representative but which seeks to convey her personal relationship to nature, the weather, and to express its impact on the emotional and psychological…

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June 2017

As We See It – Photographic Exhibition

26th June 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 21st July 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Shannon Camera Club Photographic Exhibition June 26th to July 21st 2017. The title of the exhibition is ‘As We See It’ and it celebrates 40 years of photography at Shannon Camera Club. The club first enrolled members in 1977 with many members coming and going over the years, but some of the original members are still with the club. Most of the club members will participate in the exhibition with 35 images from their collection of work during 2016 and…

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July 2017

The Legacy of Percy French

1st July 2017 @ 8:00 pm

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RINKA West Clare Summer Camp

4th July 2017 @ 10:30 am

RINKA West Clare will holding a Summer Camp from Tues 4th July to Friday 7th July. 3 - 5 year olds, 10.30am - 12.30pm, €40 6 - 12 year olds, 12.30pm - 16.30pm, €60 Book directly with Audrey on 086 0792516 Early booking advised as spaces are limited. The camp will take place in Cultúrlann Sweeney. A second Rinka West Clare Camp will be held in August. Dates are Tuesday Aug 15th - Friday Aug 18th. Details as above.

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Niall De Búrca Storytelling

4th July 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Grab your seat and hang on tight, Niall de Búrca is returning to Culturlann Sweeney. More dangerous than the pied piper, de Búrca will cast a spell on all ages. Join him for a Summer feast of tales from many lands. Raised in the West; Niall emigrated at a young age and has performed on 6 continents in countries as diverse as Denmark, Iran and Romania. Using his voice with a craftman’s skill, Niall shares great tales with tremendous energy,…

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Kilkee Civic Trust Talks 2017

5th July 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Speaker is Peadar King. Topic:" Nobody Asks Poor People if They Want War"- Thanh Nguy Drawing on over a decade of reporting from across the world for the RTÉ series What in the World? Peadar King explores the devastating impact of war on the poor of the world in Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Timor Leste, Laos and Western Sahara. He will also feature rarely seen footage of three Clare people's experience of war. This talk is not…

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Children’s Film Club – Beatrix Potter

6th July 2017 @ 6:30 pm

Tickets €4, Family of 4 €15 Duration 90 mins, 1971, Cert G Mr. Jeremy Fisher, Mrs. Tiggy-winkle, Jemima Puddle-duck, Squirrel Nutkin, Pigling Bland indeed all the delightful and famous Beatrix Potter characters come to life in this colourful and imaginative musical interpretation of her tales, choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, composted and scored by John Lanchbery, and danced by members of the Royal Ballet. Five of the famed Victorian author’s most well-known stories with guest appearances of characters from other…

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Kilkee Civic Trust present Arts In Focus

7th July 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Kilkee Civic Trust present Arts in Focus - Honouring Local Talent through Music, Drama, Song & Dance. Co-ordinated by Fionnuala Murnane, this annual event  launches the entertainment events provided by Kilkee Civic Trust over the summer months. This is a free event, tickets will only be available on the evening of the show.

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Drawing Workshop with Aidan Courtney

10th July 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:10 pm

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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