Beara Arts Festival Begins with a Special Commemoration

The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Christopher O’Sullivan, will officially launch Beara Arts Festival 2019 at the Beara Coast Hotel, Castletownbere, at 3 pm Saturday, August 3rd. The Festival, which is proudly supported by Cork County Council, will run until August 11th. The launch event will also mark the opening of the exhibition, Landscapes of a Life: The Paintings of John Eagle.

Square gets Re-Imagined as ‘Free Market’ Pavilion lands in Macroom

As part of its national tour, the acclaimed architectural exhibition, Free Market, arrived in Macroom last weekend, to a very positive response. The County Council supported event explores the vital role that market places play in the life of rural communities. Free Market, was Ireland’s national representation at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, last year. The exhibition won widespread acclaim for its exploration of the unique identity of Irish rural towns.

An Evening with John Boyne

With published 12 novels for adults, a short story collection and 6 novels for younger readers, including The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas which was a New York Times bestseller, selling around 10 million copies worldwide, John Boyne is a titanic figure in Irish literature today.

Join John for an evening of live reading and questions & answers as he takes us through his work and world and explains the process behind  A Traveller at the Gates of Wisdom. Tickets are limited, so make sure you grab yours today.

An Evening With Donal Ryan

Join Donal Ryan, author of From a Low & Quiet SeaThe Spinning Heart and 2020's Eason Novel of the Year Strange Flowers, for an evening of entertainment as he brings his words to life in this Zoom 'Meet the Author' event - brought to you by Cork County Council Library & Arts Service and Creative Ireland.

 Wednesday, 20th January 2021, at 19:30

A Lunch Reading with author Emer McLysaght

This will be MY Year”…OMG, A Zoom Lunch Reading with Emer McLysaght!

Join Emer McLysaght of the Aisling series for a lunch date all about resolutions as we kick off the New Year together!
After the 2020 we’ve had, Emer is actually looking forward to January! She thinks 2021 will be a year we can legitimately kick off by saying “This will be MY year” 
in our best Aisling voices. Speaking about this lunch time event, Emer said