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.

"Tomorrow is Sunday" exhibition at Macroom Town Hall

Tomorrow is Sunday, a photography exhibition by visual artist Miriam O’Connor has opened at Macroom Town Hall. The exhibition unpacks daily life on a County Cork farm and is part of Cork County Council’s Library and Arts Service annual programme in association with Macroom Area Visual Arts (MAVA).     

Tomorrow is Sunday, a solo exhibition by Miriam O’Connor is currently running at Macroom Town Hall from 11am to 6pm, Tuesday to Saturday until 2nd October 2021.

Accessible Professional Development for Artists and Arts Workers July 2021

The Accessible Professional Development Programme is a series of four webinars via Zoom with an array of artists and artists professionals.

Delivered by Cork County Council Arts Office and facilitated by Róisín Power Hackett, the programme aims to encourage artists and arts workers in all art forms in County Cork to develop arts projects. While the focus is on access to supports for people with disabilities, people without disabilities are very much invited to attend.