The Tom Crean Endurance Walk Weekend began with a moving ceremony this evening as members of the Crean family and famous female current day explorers gathered together to lay a wreath at the statue of Tom Crean.
Present were Clare O Leary : the first Irish woman to climb Mount Everest and complete the seven highest summits on seven continents. Jan Meek: Arctic explorer and Europe’s only triple Guinness World Record holder and Aileen Crean O Brien, granddaughter of Tom Crean.
The Fourth Annual Annascaul Artist’s Group exhibition opened on Friday night (4th May) with a large attendance of local and returning visitors. The exhibition is running at Joan’s New Café until Monday 7th May.
Áit Iontach/Áit Fein
We all – whether born there, or choosing to live there – have a love of our own place. The Annascaul Artists Group expresses that affinity through their artistic endeavours, and are delighted to share these works as participants in Féile na Bealtaine 2018.
We have a new and exciting venue this year – Joan’s Café Nua & Gallery on Main Street, Annascaul, and we are organising a surprise event at our opening.
The Opening will take place at 8.30pm on Friday, May 4th 2018. The Exhibition will continue from 10.30am to 6.30pm on Saturday, Sunday and Monday – May 5th to 7th inclusive.
Participating artists include:
- Monica Phelan
- Kate Landers
- Marie Kennedy
- Abe Boland
- Úna Ní Shé
- Eloise Flannery
In addition, Art Therapist Ellie Flynn will be present to explain & display her work, along with some pieces by children from the village.
Saturday 14th April is KWD County Clean Up Day… meet up at the Old Bridge i Annascaul where you can collect bags and high vis jackets and lots go gathering rubbish from the highways and byways.
GoCoach operates a Dingle to Killarney bus service three times each day from May to October serving Dingle, Lispole, Annascaul, Inch Beach, Boolteens, Castlemaine, Milltown, Aghadoe, and Killarney.
For more details of times and fares, see their Website.