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November 2016

Winter Film Club – ‘Son of Saul’

2nd November 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Our Winter Movie for November is 'Son of Saul'. This is a 2015  foreign language film. It is 107 minutes with a 15A cert. // László Nemes’ stunning debut feature takes its title from central character Saul, a Hungarian-Jewish prisoner at the Auschwitz Birkenau concentration camp who, in his job as a Sonderkommando, is forced to assist in the grisly day- to-day management of mass exterminations. When Saul witnesses a young boy briefly surviving the gas chamber, he becomes determined…

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Clare Youth Theatre

12th November 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Clare Youth Theatre (CYT) are delighted to announce the establishment on a pilot basis of a satellite CYT group in Kilkee  aimed at young people in secondary school. Led by Eleanor Feely and Clare Townsend. Clare Youth Theatre operates under the Child Protection Policy of Clare County Council. All our leaders are Garda vetted. It is proposed to run the youth theatre on Saturday mornings from 11am  - 1pm for six Saturdays starting from Saturday November 12th. Cost is €35…

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Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill

12th November 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
€22 - €25

Martin Hayes is regarded as one of the most extraordinary talents to emerge in the world of Irish traditional music. His unique sound, his mastery of the fiddle and his acknowledgement of the past and his shaping of the future of the music, combine to create an astonishing and formidable artistic intelligence. He has drawn musical inspiration from sources as diverse as the Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, the Spanish viola da gamba master, Jordi Savall, and the jazz genius, John…

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December 2016

Christmas Film Club ‘Momma Mia’

3rd December 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Christmas Film Club is brought to you by Kilkee Civic Trust. This film was directed by Phyllida Lloyd in 2008. It is 108 mins PG cert Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Stellan Skarsgard, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, Julie Walters, Dominic Cooper An independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on an idyllic Greek island, Donna (Meryl Streep) is about to let go of Sophie (Amanda Seyfried), the spirited daughter she's raised alone. For Sophie's wedding, Donna has invited her…

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Winter Film Club ‘Casablanca’

7th December 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

// This 1942 classic is 102 minutes with a G cert The much-loved Casablanca has come to epitomise the classic Hollywood studio picture at its best. Ironically, its 'perfect' blend of elements-story, casting, music, studio artifice-seems to have resulted from one of those happy accidents that occasionally makes for a great movie. The film's turbulent production involved constant rewrites and radical changes in casting, with Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman replacing Ronald Reagan and Ann Sheridan. Fortunately, director Michael Curtiz…

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Christmas Film Club ‘Darby O’Gill & The Little People’

10th December 2016 @ 7:30 pm

Christmas Film Club is brought to you by Kilkee Civic Trust. The film is directed by Robert Stevenson. This is a 1959 american movie. 86 mins Cert: U Starring: Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery, Jimmy O'Dea, Kieron Moore, Estelle Winwood Over a decade in development and featuring visual effects that hold their own even today, this Disney leprechaun classic remains endearing and engaging largely on the basis of its charming performances. Sharpe had caught Walt Disney’s eye over a…

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Art Exhibition by Wolf Lorien

12th December 2016 @ 11:00 am

Wolf Lorien is a representational artist, with a special interest in portrait and figure drawing. He holds a B.A. (Hons.) in Fine Art (2009) and an M.A. in Fine Art (Painting) (2011) from the Limerick School of Art and Design. He is an experienced Art Tutor, teaching in both Co. Clare and Co. Galway. He has produced artwork for The Department of Agriculture, The Irish Seed Savers Association in Scarriff, Co. Clare and for Raheen Hospital in Tuamgraney, Co. Clare…

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Declan O’Rourke

16th December 2016 @ 8:00 pm

Declan O’Rourke has achieved critical acclaim for his songwriting, singing and performance. Paul Weller once  said of O’Rourke’s song ‘Galileo’ that it’s possibly the greatest song written in the last thirty years. Declan plays to sold-out crowds in his native Ireland and, more recently, further afield. A consummate and versatile performer, his songs mesmerize regardless of whether performed solo, with a band, string quartet, full orchestra, or as a trio.

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Christmas Film Club ‘A Christmas Carol’

17th December 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Christmas Film Club is brought to you by Kilkee Civic Trust. The film is directed by Robert Zemeckis. Its a 2009 film. 95 mins Cert: PG Starring: Jim Carrey, Colin Firth, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright Penn, Michael J Fox Robert Zemeckis directs this animated version of the Yuletide classic A Christmas Story. The story centers on Ebenezer Scrooge (Jim Carrey), a penny-pinching miser who cares nothing for the people around him, least of all his hopelessly downtrodden employee…

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January 2017

Winter Film Club ‘Viva’

4th January 2017 @ 7:30 pm

This film was directed by Paddy Breathnach. The cast includes Héctor Medina, Jorge Perugorría and Luis Alberto García It is 100 minutes long and was made in 2015. It is 15A rated film. Jesus, a struggling hairdresser, develops a talent for drag performance. When his estranged father returns and forbids Jesus to perform, a battle of wills follows as the two men learn to respect each other for the first time. Paddy Breathnach’s Oscar-shortlisted crowd-pleaser about a young gay man’s…

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