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
Here is the Festival Programme at last there is something for everyone. Hope to see you. Click the below link to download the programme PDF Kanturk Arts Festival Programme 2016
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
Duhallow choral Society will present in collaboration with Ceoltoiri sliabh Luachra. Rockchapel Mallow and district Toast masters,The Pards a talented organisation of enactors dedicated to the memory of Irish Soldiers, special local guest musicians. This concert is dedicated to remember and celebrate our shared history and commemorate the historic events
Mary Bradford is a novelist and playwright from North Cork. Her debut novel, My Husband’s Sin, is a great success and she is now working on the sequel. Her plays have been both staged and produced and to add another aspect of writing to her already full CV, Mary is
Meet our judge for the Poetry Slam Marie O’Halloran. Marie lives in Co. Cork. She writes novels, poetry, short stories and plays. Two of her poems were commended in 2013 Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Competition. Runner-up was achieved by another poem of Marie’s in 2013 ’Caring for Carer’s Ireland’ poetry
The annual poetry slam kindly sponsored by Kanturk Bookshop will be held once again in Kanturk Courthouse @ 7:30pm on 20th March. Recite or read a favourite piece of poetry ( your own or someone else’s) and advocate it before our Judge, This year two €50 prizes will be awarded.
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