Category Archives: Entertainment

Music became a lockdown lifeline for Grace

ALTHOUGH she desperately misses performing live in front audiences, gifted Killarney singer Grace Foley has turned the lockdown period to her advantage by becoming more creative and recording three new singles and accompanying videos. She said she misses the buzz, the sharing of stories and songs and the interaction with people at her concerts but… Continue Reading

‘Nobody has ever given these children 100 per cent of anything. I want to give them 100 per cent of myself’

A GRIPPING documentary charting the story of a remarkable Kerry schoolteacher, who has dedicated much of her life helping children in need in Tanzania, is to be broadcast to a worldwide audience. Following a successful film festival circuit, the creators of the award-winning feature documentary Kilimanjaro Mama have announced that the world premiere for public… Continue Reading

Film explores new ways to experience Irishness

IN an increasingly polarised world, as evidenced by the US election, the team behind the Kerry International Film Festival has created a new award to celebrate compassionate film-making that excites positive change. The inaugural Trua award went to director Zithelo Bobby Mthombeni’s new documentary This Land, a short film about Ireland’s relationship with race, identity… Continue Reading