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Two Tralee Schools Chosen For Pilot Scheme To Increase Creative Activities

Two Tralee Schools Chosen For Pilot Scheme To Increase Creative Activities

June 13, 2018 at 5:10 pm 1 comment

TWO Tralee schools have been chosen to take part in a pilot Government scheme which aims to increase and enhance creative activities within the State’s education system. Presentation Primary School, Tralee and Scoil Eoin Balloonagh, Tralee are two of five Kerry schools chosen in the pilot scheme. The others are Faha National […]

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Members of  Kerry Youth Choral Group, performing in the Christmas Concert at the Creative Ireland, Kerry Youth Choral performance at the Acoustic Club, INEC, Killarney. The  trained by Voiceworks Director, Gemma Sugrue, and vocal coaches Lisa Curran & Clare Adams. The Choral group is an initiative of Kerry County Council Arts Department, Creative Ireland Programme.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PICS**

‘Kerry Sing Together’ Camp Takes Place In Tralee Next Month

May 20, 2018 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

CONTINUING on from a hugely successful series of youth choral workshops and performances in 2017, Creative Ireland Kerry, co-ordinated by the Kerry County Council’s Arts Office has arranged an even greater number of opportunities for youth singing in six locations, including Tralee, across the county during the month of June. […]

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Mayor of Kerry John Sheahan presents Anne O'Sullivan of An Ceolann Cultural Centre, Lixnaw: for their archive collection catalogue project. This is the first phase in making its collection publicly accessible.  -- Also pictured in the Kerry County Council Chambers were Kate Kennelly Arts Officer KCC , Tommy O'Connor KCC , Michael Lynch KCC and Cllr Sam Lock .  
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PRESS INFO -- Creative Ireland Kerry Cultural Archive Awards 2017Cultural Archive AwardCreative Ireland is a Government led, interdepartmental culture based programme designed to promote individual, community and national wellbeing. Details are available at www.creativeireland.ie and https://creative.ireland.ie/en/local-plans/kerry . Within this programme, Kerry County Council, leading Creative Ireland Kerry, invited applications for a Cultural Archive Award with the aim of developing or preserving an archive with the intended cultural impact of preserving such material for future generations.The project had to satisfy a number of criteria, these included;•	To be Kerry based, it had to encourage participation from the community, allow for the long-term preservation of an archive and have outcomes that are accessible to diverse audiences and participants.•	It also had to align with one of the five pillars of the Creative Ireland programme.The process was managed by the Kerry Library Service, overseen by Tommy O’Connor, County Librarian. The presentation to successful applicants was made by Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Cllr. John Sheehan, joined by Cllr. Sam Locke as Chairperson for the Strategic Policy Committee that oversees Culture, Arts, Tourism and Recreation. Representatives from each successful group attended, joined by Kate Kennelly, Creative Ireland Kerry Co-ordinator and Mike Lynch, Archivist, Tralee Library.Creative Ireland Kerry is pleased to announce that awards have been made under the 2017 Cultural Archive Award scheme to the following four projects:1. Blackwater Women’s Group: for a documentary on local life - Kerry in bygone days – detailing the heritage and customs of South & West Kerry.2. An Ceolann Cultural Centre, Lixnaw: for their archive collection catalogue project. This is the first phase in making its collection publicly accessible.3. Lartigue Monorail & Museum, Listowel: for a project to catalogue and digitise its unique collection of rare archival material.4.  Scartaglin Community Group: for the Handed Down project, which intends to create an online archive of Sliabh Luachra’s rich musical heritage.Creative Ireland Kerry wish to thank all who engaged with the project, congratulations to each on the Awards winners and Kerry County Council looks forward to this programme growing under the Creative Ireland Kerry programme in the years to come.

Four Kerry Projects Receive €1,000 Awards

December 19, 2017 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR projects have received awards from Creative Ireland Kerry. Kerry County Council, leading Creative Ireland Kerry, invited applications for a Cultural Archive Award with the aim of developing or preserving archives with the intended cultural impact of preserving such material for future generations. One award was presented in each of […]

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People attending the meeting in The Rose Hotel last Tuesday.

Creative Community Shares Ideas For Future At Public Meeting

November 21, 2017 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Lee Suite in The Rose Hotel was full of creative thinking on Tuesday, November  14 for a round table Creative Ireland Kerry public consultation meeting. In excess of 80 people attended a presentation on the Creative Ireland Kerry programme to date and took part in roundtable discussions. A public […]

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Public Meeting On Creative Ireland Kerry Programme To Be Held In Tralee

Public Meeting On Creative Ireland Kerry Programme To Be Held In Tralee

November 7, 2017 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Councillor John Sheahan is inviting the public to attend a consultation meeting about the Creative Ireland Kerry programme at The Rose Hotel on Tuesday, November 14 from 7.30-9.00pm. “The 2017 Creative Ireland Kerry Action Plan was informed by public meetings and this approach is set to […]

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Aidan O'Carroll conducting the Kerry School Of Music  Senior Orchestra.

Youth Choral Projects Launched In Tralee And Around County

July 10, 2017 at 1:07 pm Comments are Disabled

CREATIVE Ireland Kerry, in collaboration with Kerry Music Education Partnership, is now rolling out one of the first Creative Ireland Kerry initiatives — access for young people ages 6-18yrs to choir and youth choral music. Creative Ireland Kerry is co-ordinated by Kerry County Council’s Arts Office. At a public meeting […]

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