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

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

Duhallow 1916 Commemoration Concert

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

Poetry Slam 2016

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.

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