Annascaul Artists’ Group Exhibition

As part of Féile na Bealtaine, the Dingle Peninsula’s annual festival of the arts, the Annascaul Artists Group will be holding an exhibition at Annascaul Community Centre.

The exhibition, Our Sense of Place, will feature the work of Marie Kennedy, Kate Landers, Monica Phelan and Abe Boland.

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Works will feature the

  • landscape and light
  • people and history
  • flora and fauna

of West Kerry – in both real and abstract forms.

This year the Artists’ Group are joined by the children of the local national school, Scoil Bhreac Chluain, whose paintings will be seen in the windows of the houses and shops along Annascaul’s Main Street.

The official opening of the exhibition will take place on Friday 28th April at 8 pm.

The Great Annascaul Walk on 30th April

The routes have been confirmed for the Great Annascaul Walk on 30th April.

Route A:

Leaving Annascaul GAA pitch by road to Coumduff village and on to Annascaul Lake (4km on road). Passing the Mass rock on the Maca na mBó track and onto Beenoskee (826m). South to the (locally named) giants grave on Ballinahunt mountain and onto (locally named) Cuchullain’s house. Descend onto Ballinahunt road (12km on mountain) and back to Annascaul GAA pitch. (4km on road) (Total 20km. 7hours) This is a Grade A walk, suitable for experienced walkers, and over 18s only. It will be guided by members of Annascaul Walks. All walkers must wear appropriate hiking boots (not trainers/runners) and must carry rain gear. Walkers are also encouraged to carry enough food and water to cover the duration of the walk.

Route B:

Following the famous Dingle Way from Camp Village to Annascaul. This route is 17km, with an ascent of 270m and should take 6.5 hours. This walk can be considered suitable for all the family. The route will commence at the Old School Camp can conclude in Annascaul Village. Walkers are advised to wear suitable footwear (trainers will be acceptable), carry rain gear and bring enough food and water for the duration of the walk.

Registration for both walks will take place at Annascaul GAA Pitch from 8am. Route B walkers will be transported to Camp to commence their walk. Route A entry fee is €30. Registration for route B is €20 for adults, €10 for children and €50 for a family.

Strictly No dogs allowed on either walk.

Both walks will be followed by refreshments in Hanafins Bar, Annascaul Village.

New Year’s Eve in Annascaul

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Annascaul is the place to be on New Years Eve to celebrate the last event of the year. Everybody Welcome!!

Assemble at the old bridge in Annascaul Village at 11.45pm. Count down to midnight from 11.55pm – 12.00pm, then we will follow the bell ringer and pipers on our walk up and down the village to give an enormous Annascaul welcome to 2017!!!

The heart of the Dingle Peninsula: the village of Annascaul lies among mountains, lakes and streams and is surrounded by history and beauty.