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Dr Deirdre McQuilllan

Free Workshop In Tralee For Anyone Planning A Career As A Professional Artist

May 19, 2022 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re planning on a career as a professional artist then it will definitely be worth attending a free workshop next Tuesday, May 24, at the Manor West Hotel. Dr Deirdre McQuillan, Project Team Leader, European University of Technology, is inviting community artists in the Tralee area to the workshop on planning personal […]

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David Morrison from Ballybunion who donated work.

Kerry Artists Donate Work For Incognito Fundraiser For Jack and Jill Foundation

April 1, 2022 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

TWENTY Kerry artists have generously donated their art for Incognito 2022 in aid of the Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation. Ireland’s biggest online art sale is now in its sixth year, and what makes Incognito different to other art sales, is that the buyer has no idea who the artist […]

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Artist David Fortune and Deirdre Enright of Kerry ETB with Elijah & Rania at the exhibition. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘This Is Me’ Exhibition Opens At Kerry County Museum

March 28, 2022 at 12:36 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Museum was a busy spot on Saturday afternoon as a new exhibition featuring art created by children from diverse backgrounds. The ‘This Is Me’ exhibition is the culmination of a year’s work by 24 young participants who are based at Johnston Marina Hotel in Tralee and Atlas House […]

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Mayor Johnnie Wall makes a presentation to Evie Giles and Grace Kirby of St John's Parochial School, Ashe Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Pupils Get Creative For Christmas In Council/Museum Initiative

December 10, 2021 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee presented prizes to students from Tralee schools  on Friday morning after they got creative for Christmas. Tralee Municipal District in collaboration with Kerry County Museum invited students from local primary schools to participate in an initiative in the lead up to the Christmas period. This Christmas-themed […]

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Another work on Barrack Lane.

PHOTOS: Artists’ ‘Graft’ Brings Colour To Tralee Town Centre

December 2, 2020 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE the Christmas lights have brought colour to the town, a new art project in Tralee this week has will brighten up the town centre long after the festive season. The project aims to introduce flashes of colour and creativity onto bland utility cabinets throughout the town and it certainly […]

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The St Brigid’s Cow at the Biddy’s Day parade last year.

Artist Works With Community Groups For ‘Street Spectacle’ In Time For St Patrick’s Day

January 17, 2020 at 4:04 pm 1 comment

COMMUNITY groups are taking part in a ‘Street Spectacle’ project which is set to come to fruition for the St Patrick’s Day parade in Tralee. Kerry County Council Arts Office is delighted to have Caoimhe Dunn back in the county as facilitator on their Street Spectacle project. This year she […]

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Arts Officer, Kerry County Council, Kate Kennelly and Director of the Education Centre, Terry O’Sullivan launching the 'Call Out For Artists'. Photo by Dermot Crean

Artists Wanted For Summer Course And Residency Programme

April 18, 2019 at 10:00 am 1 comment

KATE Kennelly, Arts Officer, Kerry County Council together with Terry O’Sullivan, Director of the Education Centre, Tralee launched a “Call Out for Artists” on Wednesday morning. The Teacher Artist Partnership CPD Summer Course & Residency programme is open to artists (in any art form) that are committed to sharing their […]

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Byron Mulvihill of CBS The Green with his painting of Edward Denny. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: RTE Films Students As They Explore Tralee’s History Through Art Project

April 26, 2018 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE RTE cameras were in town yesterday as students from three secondary schools spoke to the ‘Nationwide’ programme about a wonderful art project which will see their paintings displayed all over Tralee. Students from Presentation, CBS and Mercy Mounthawk were in Denny Lane to display some of the works which […]

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Tralee Artist Wins Category In Prestigious International Art Competition

Tralee Artist Wins Category In Prestigious International Art Competition

October 7, 2017 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE artist is planning an exhibition of his work in Tralee soon, in the wake of winnning an international art award. Last month, 30 year old Damien Slattery from St Brendan’s Park came 1st in the Expressionism Category of the American Art Awards for his self-portrait, ‘Nothing more depraved […]

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Catriona O'Sullivan and her work at the art exhibition at Coláiste Gleann Lí on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Beautiful Art On Display At Coláiste Gleann Lí

May 5, 2017 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was some stunning work on display from art students of night classes held at Colaiste Gleann Lí, at the school on Thursday night. The 42 artists, ranging in age from 18 to 86 years of age, have been attending classes in eight week courses from October to March under the […]

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Silwia Jonczyk at the students' Art and Crafts exhibition on Thursday night in Kerry College of Further Education. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Talented Students Showcase Art At KCFE

March 31, 2017 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE work of a talented bunch of students was on show up in Kerry College of Further Education on Thursday evening. The QQI Level 5 Art, Craft and Design Post Leaving Certificate students held an inspiring and interesting Art and Craft Exhibition at the Clash college. The one year course is run by Mary […]

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Elisha Buckley  Leaving Certificate Student in Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School Tralee with  vIrish League of Credit Unions President Brian McCrory and  Marty Whelan

Tralee Credit Union Looks For Entrants In Art Competition

October 5, 2016 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

BUDDING local artists are invited to submit entries for this year’s Credit Union National Art Competition, especially after the success of Tralee entrants in February. Siobhan Donnelly, Marketing and Development, Tralee Credit Union said “ We are extremely proud to have two national winners in 2016, Enable Ireland Tralee and Elisha […]

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Sculpture On Display In Tralee Shows Innovative Way Of Recycling Tyres

Sculpture On Display In Tralee Shows Innovative Way Of Recycling Tyres

June 14, 2016 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

A SCULPTURE made entirely out of tyres is currently on display at Kerry County Council Buildings in Rathass. Sculptor Mick Davis, who was a recipient of a Kerry County Council Artist Bursary this year, is responsible for the piece of art which is modelled on Rodin’s ‘The Thinker’. It will […]

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June Hewitt, Breda Murphy and Marian O'Connor at the art exhibition in Coláiste Gleann Lí. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Adult Art Students Show Off Their Work At Exhibition

May 1, 2016 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

COLAISTE Gleann Lí presented an exhibition of work by adult art students on Thursday night. Around 100 exhibits ranging from landscape, still life, figurative pieces and portraits as well as an abundance of creative work in paint were on display. The exhibition was the combined work of over 40 adult students […]

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Local Artist To Hold Her Ground With New Siamsa Exhibition

Local Artist To Hold Her Ground With New Siamsa Exhibition

October 24, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

  ‘HOLDING True Ground’, an exhibition by Lisa Fingleton will be opened by artist Aideen Barry on Friday 30th of October at 6pm in Siamsa Tire, Tralee. ‘Holding True Ground’ is a feast of new work by this multimedia artist, including drawings, found objects, documentary and immersive installations Working with local growers, the artist cultivated deep-rooted […]

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