Mindful Sisters at the Courthouse

Kanturk Arts Festival almost here. Drama Night on Saturday March 19th at Courthouse at 7.30. Also featuring the Scoil Mhuire traditional musicians. First play on the programme is The Mindful Sisters by Ann Leo O’ Connor, Banteer. The play tells the story of two sisters attending a mindfulness workshop in Killarney. Both have different attitudes to the concept but when one declares she’d prefer to be attending a concert at the Gleneagle, you

Night of Drama

The second play on the programme for Kanturk’s “Night of Drama” is “The 1916 Revolution Will Not Be Televised, Brother” by Aidan O’ Keeffe. It’s the Saturday after Easter Monday, 1916. The Rising is still taking place. It’s not quite “business as usual” inside the GPO. Performed by Timmy Lynch (snr), Timmy Lynch (jnr) and Adam Lynch. Please share.

Short Story Competition Results

Kanturk Arts Festival is delighted to announce the winners of its inaugural Short Story Competition. Entries were received from far and wide for this competition which had a total prize fund of €500.00. The respected author Mary Bradford (who will be appearing at the festival to promote her debut novel “My Husband’s Sin”) spent considerable time weighing up the merits of each individual entry and in the end she has decided to award

Messy Hands

Kanturk Arts Festival is delighted to announce an extra special workshop for children taking place on Friday, March 18th in the Trade Union Hall, Strand Street. From 10am, “Messy Hands” will host a “messy art workshop” suitable for 2 to 6 year olds and their parents. This is a chance for your child to create a self-portrait with a difference. On offer will be a range of messy paint and craft fun including