Category Archives: Community

Top artists has good tips for students

ENTHUSIASTIC second year art students from a Killarney secondary school were thrilled to meet acclaimed artist Niall Naessens on a visit to Siamsa Tire in Tralee and they were even more delighted when he spoke to them about his inspiration, influences and printmaking techniques. They viewed his work at close quarters and he briefed them… Continue Reading

It’s the season to start getting excited

IT’S the most magical time of the year with the first of the truly spectacular Christmas in Killarney festive parades lined up for Saturday, November 24 at 6.00pm. Don’t miss this very special night as Santa, his elves and many colourful characters will parade through the streets before the spectacular festive season lights illuminate the… Continue Reading

Fun and games on the hospital corridors

IT doesn’t, for obvious reasons, have the same magical attraction as Disneyland but a wonderful effort has been made to make the busy pediatric unit at University Hospital Kerry that little bit more attractive and less intimidating for children. The corridors and wards of the facility had already been painted in bright colours and the… Continue Reading

Chicago says there’s something about Mary

A GIFTED Killarney artist has been honoured at the prestigious 2018 iBAM! Awards in Chicago. Mary McSweeney and a host of influential Irish and Irish-Americans were celebrated for their contributions to life with the Kilcummin, Killarney native being honoured for her work in visual arts. The gala arts awards dinner, which takes place annually in Chicago, also… Continue Reading