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Kerry International Film Festival presents Youth Filmmakers Showcase in Killarney

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Kerry International Film Festival (KIFF) will collaborate with SONAR, a Killarney-based youth film group, and ELF (Emerging Limerick Filmmakers) to present a selection of their award-winning films at Killarney House, in celebration of Cruinniú na nóg on Saturday this week from 2-5pm.

This special event will provide a platform for young filmmakers to showcase their creative talents and engage with the local community. T

he free screenings will be followed by an engaging Questions and Answers session, moderated by Kerry Filmmaker in Residence, Mieke Vanmechelen, and Pete Moles, Director of ELF.

The film showcase will take place at the prestigious Killarney House, located in the heart of Killarney.

The event will feature a carefully curated selection of captivating films produced by SONAR and ELF, highlighting the innovation and dedication of these emerging filmmakers.

SONAR, known for their exceptional work in the Killarney area, has consistently nurtured the talent and creativity of young filmmakers.

Their films, infused with fresh perspectives and unique storytelling, have garnered recognition and praise in local and national film circles.

The collaboration with ELF, a dynamic filmmaking collective based in Limerick, further enhances the event's diverse and vibrant program.

Manager of KIFF, Marie Linehan, said: "We are thrilled to collaborate with SONAR and ELF to showcase the exceptional talent of these young filmmakers. At KIFF, we believe in empowering emerging voices in the industry, and this event perfectly aligns with our mission. We are grateful for the opportunity to support and celebrate the achievements of these talented individuals.”

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Country Queen Cliona Hagan to play Sneem Hotel

Get ready for a glamorous evening of country music as bombshell Cliona Hagan, one of Ireland’s most beloved country music stars, takes the stage at Sneem Hotel on Saturday, May […]

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Get ready for a glamorous evening of country music as bombshell Cliona Hagan, one of Ireland’s most beloved country music stars, takes the stage at Sneem Hotel on Saturday, May 11, 9:00 PM.

Known for her powerful vocals, captivating stage presence, and chart-topping hits, Cliona Hagan promises to deliver a memorable performance that will have the audience on their feet and singing along all night long.
The concert, set against the stunning backdrop of Golden’s Cove at the Sneem Hotel, promises to be an unforgettable experience for country music fans of all ages. From heartfelt ballads to lively toe-tappers, Cliona Hagan’s versatile repertoire ensures there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Tickets for the concert are priced at €25 and can be purchased at the door on the night of the event. Don’t miss your chance to see Cliona Hagan live in concert at Sneem Hotel on May 11th. Overnight hotel stay packages including dinner and concert tickets, bed and breakfast are also available!
For more information, please visit www.sneemhotel.com or contact 064 667 5100.

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Coffee morning for Kerry Cancer Support Group at the Royal

Killarney Royal is hosting a Charity Coffee Morning on April 19, in aid of the Kerry Cancer Support Group. Join the team at Killarney Royal from 10.30am-12pm where fresh coffee, […]

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Killarney Royal is hosting a Charity Coffee Morning on April 19, in aid of the Kerry Cancer Support Group.

Join the team at Killarney Royal from 10.30am-12pm where fresh coffee, delicious homemade scones, pastries and treats await in the newly refurbished lobby and bar.

All guests attending will also have the chance to be entered into a raffle with a number of wonderful prizes on offer throughout the morning. Volunteers will also be on hand to accept donations, with all proceeds going to the Kerry Cancer Support Group.

“The Kerry Cancer Support Group work hard each day to provide an excellent service and are devoted to maintaining a warm, welcoming environment while ensuring that service users have immediate access to free programmes and resources. Killarney Royal are delighted to support this incredibly worthy charity,” said Brand Sales and Marketing Executive Aoibheann O’Leary.

All are welcome on the morning, with no pre-booking needed.

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