4th May 2024 (Saturday / De Sathairn)

02 - 06 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Monday / Dé Luain
Feic ‘s Fiche Domhnal O’Bric Árasán de Sales

Art in An Díseart: Cruach Mhárthain: Feic ‘s Fiche (21 Views) – Dómhnal Ó Bric

DÓMHNAL Ó BRIC Seasann Cruach Mhárthain go feiceálach i measc sléibhte iarthar Duibhneach. Fiosraíonn na híomhánna an seasamh seo le leagain súl éagsúla ag féachaint ar an gceangal leis an dúthaigh máguaird. These 21 views explore its setting and standing in the region.

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02 - 06 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Monday / Dé Luain
Dingle Further Education and Training Centre
Blanca Quintas

Art in Rice House (Dingle FET – Ionad Breisoideachais an Daingin): Bring it Back Again – Blanca Quintas

BLANCA QUINTAS This exhibition explores, through different techniques, the endless possibilities of the materials that the ocean brings us back; creating anything from jewellery to ornamental and functional household objects.

02 - 06 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Monday / Dé Luain
Dingle Further Education and Training Centre
Edel’s Crafty Dingle Edel Partington

Art in Rice House (Dingle FET – Ionad Breisoideachais an Daingin): Edel’s Crafty Dingle – Edel Partington

EDEL PARTINGTON Working with colourful fabrics to cheer your day, Edel creates scenes from our wild and beautiful locality, using bright and bold colours in her table runners, purses, postcards, pictures and much more.

02 - 06 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Monday / Dé Luain
Dingle Further Education and Training Centre
Creative Journeys Tamsin de Rohan

Art in Rice House (Dingle FET – Ionad Breisoideachais an Daingin): Creative Journeys – FET Art, Craft & Design Participants

Our end of year Art, Craft & Design exhibition incorporates wire sculpture, painting & mixed media, relief printmaking and jewellery artworks. Through many diverse mediums this exhibition celebrates the creative talents and individual ideas of those who took part in some of our Art and Craft FET programmes. We hope you enjoy the wonderful painted colours, graphic prints and wire used in ways you never thought possible.

02 - 06 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Monday / Dé Luain
Hotspots and Notspots by Manus Bán

Art in Rice House (Dingle FET – Ionad Breisoideachais an Daingin): Hotspots and Notspots – Manus Bán

MANUS BÁN “When you feel comfortable with the landscape you become part of it, just as much as the cliffs, the broken down sheds, the rushes and stones in the fields, the tourist hotspots and the behind the ditch artistic notspots. You are part of it’s soul.”

02 - 06 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Monday / Dé Luain

Art in An Díseart: “IT’S APART OF US” – Gerry Barry, Syra Larkin and Eithne O’Riordan

SYRA LARKIN, EITHNE O'RIORDAN, GERRY BARRY Three artists have come together for Féile na Bealtaine to exhibit their own work with the intention of supporting each other. In addition to the exhibition, Gerry Barry will present a video documentary of the artist at work at 12 midday on Saturday 4th in the exhibition room. This will be  followed by Syra Larkin's 'There is Still Time ' slide presentation.

02 - 19 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Sunday / Domhnach
Siopa na bhFíodóirí

Slow Time with a Butterfly -An exhibition of fine art tapestries by Contemporary Tapestry Artists Ireland

Contemporary Tapestry Artists Ireland (CTA) is a group of professional tapestry weavers working in studios all over the country who come together to collaborate and exhibit their work to raise the profile of this textile medium. Slow Time with a Butterfly refers to the slow, detailed practice of tapestry weaving. The technique uses “butterflies” or bobbins of coloured yarns woven through a cotton or linen warp to create the image of the artist’s design.

02 - 06 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Monday / Dé Luain
Dingle Tourist Office
Free / Saor in aisce
Sean Ó Mainnin

Pobal Fungie

Chaith Seán Ó Mainnín mórchuid ama ag glacadh pictiúr i mBéal Chuan an Daingin idir na blianta 1988 agus 1992 agus, fearacht na mílte cuairteoir eile, é faoi dhraíocht ag groíúlacht na deilfe Fungie. Is ón tréimhse seo a thagann a leabhar, Ireland’s Friendly Dolphin. Sa taispeántas seo “Pobal Fungie” caitear súil siar ar Fungie agus a chairde ó na blianta 1988-1992. Tourist Office Hours - Closed on Sunday.

Gaeilge G

03 - 06 May
Friday / Dé hAoine - Monday / Dé Luain
Laura’s Studio, An Tigín, Behind the yellow gates at Dick Mack’s Pub
Sonas - Laura Barry

Sonas- Laura Barry

LAURA BARRY Laura’s newest collection of paintings is called Sonas, meaning happiness in the Irish language, and focuses on the places that have brought some of the most contented, memorable moments and milestones to Laura throughout her life so far. 

03 - 06 May
Friday / Dé hAoine - Monday / Dé Luain
Ionad an Bhlascaoid /The Blasket Centre

Exhibitions in Ionad na Bhlascaoid/The Blasket Centre: Ben Dearnley – Stories in Stone

BEN DEARNLEY International sculpture Ben Dearnley will be exhibiting his latest work, Carraig an Ghiorria, the Hare's Rock – scéalta bhéaloideais a mhaireann fós faoi ghiorria na hÉireann beo sa tírdhreacht timpeall orainn, gan aon athrú, agus i gcló, Carraig an Ghiorria ag Seán Mac an tSitihgh (Ponc Press).

Gaeilge G

04 May
Saturday / Dé Sathairn
An Díseart
Free / Saor in aisce
The Book Doctor

The Book Clinic

Feeling uninspired by your bookshelves at home? Then pop along to Children’s Books Ireland Book Clinic! Every child leaves the Book Clinic with their own individual Book Prescription and a copy of Children’s Books Ireland’s Reading Guide

Gaeilge G

04 - 05 May
Saturday / Dé Sathairn - Sunday / Domhnach
Holyground, Dingle
Free / Saor in aisce
Poetry Cocoon

Poetry Cocoon/Cocún Filíochta

Is taispeántas idirghníomhach, dhá-theangach é Cocún Filíochta; is féidir leis an lucht féachana taitneamh a bhaint as filíocht i spás ciúin, suaimhneach Poetry Cocoon / Cocún Filíochta is an interactive, bi-lingual exhibition where the audience can engage with poetry in a restful, calm space.

Gaeilge G

04 May
Saturday / Dé Sathairn
An Díseart, Gairdín
Free / Saor in aisce
Lotus Hall

Lotus Hall

Lotus Hall, a dynamic indie bandcomprised of young adults from Chorca Dhuibhne, is set to make their debut witha blend of captivating original compositions and alternative covers.

04 May
Saturday / Dé Sathairn

díolta amach / sold out

Cormac Begley

Cormac Begley secret outdoor concert

Cormac’s career has gone from strength to strength over the past year; selling out Vicar Street,headlining the National Concert Hall, winning Best Folk Instrumentalist 2022 at the RTÉ Folk Awards and Irish Times Album of the Year 2022, with his second solo album ‘B’. The album ‘B’ celebrates the bass concertina, a very rare instrument.

04 - 05 May
Saturday / Dé Sathairn - Sunday / Domhnach
Dragon's Tail - Marie Brett exhibition

Dragon’s Tail – Exhibition and Film – Marie Brett

MARIE BRETT An enchanting exhibition and film event, mixing how electromagnetic energy and folklore, relate to human health and our relationship to the land. This fascinating artwork offers creative space to reflect on a significant global wellness issue. The exhibition consists of a film installation event, a series of intaglio prints, photographs, and large sculptural (wearable) animal effigies.

04 May
Saturday / Dé Sathairn
St Mary's Church
€10.00
Voices of Limerick

Voices of Limerick

Founded in 1992, Voices of Limerick is a mixed voice choir SATB and enjoy singing many of the great choral arrangements and also perform works which have been arranged especially for the choir. Tá Cór ‘Voices of Limerick ‘ ag tnúth go mór le Féile na Bealtaine agus tá siad cinnte go mbeidh an lucht féachana ríméideach ag fágáil an tséipéil tar éis éisteacht leo!

04 May
Saturday / Dé Sathairn
Kennedy's Bar
Free / Saor in aisce

Segotia

Local singer Segotia aka Sorcha Ní Bhriain Fusing her traditional musical upbringing with her love of contemporary indie song writing and delicate soundscapes, Seogtia creates music that lures you in and warms the soul. Fans of Adrianne Lenker, Julia Jacklin and Lankum will appreciate her craft.

04 May
Saturday / Dé Sathairn
An Díseart, Fresco Room
Free / Saor in aisce
Croin & Toir

Iontas na gCrann

Cuireann Máirín an fásra seo i gcomhthéacs stair fhásra na hÉireann ag dul siar sna haeóin gheolaíochta ag míniú an bhaint atá ann idir geolaíocht, ithir agus na plandaí, an fáth go bhfuil siad ann agus a d’fhorbraigh mar a dhein.

Gaeilge G

04 May
Saturday / Dé Sathairn
An Díseart, Gairdín
€25.00
Susan O'Neill

Susan O’Neill

Susan has spent the last few years honing her craft as a solo performer. A songwriter of hidden depths, with a timeless voice that is equal parts balm and blowtorch, she is audacity personified, a free spirit, a real performer. Susan ‘Now You See It’ EP scooped the ‘Best Original Folk Song’ award for its namesake track at the RTE 1 Folk awards in 2023.

04 May
Saturday / Dé Sathairn
An Díseart, Fresco Room
Clare Langan

The Heart of a Tree (Video 12 min) – Clare Langan

CLARE LANGAN The film explores the disconnection between humankind and nature and ultimately within ourselves. It is about redressing this imbalance, which has reached a tipping point. Global ecology is a delicate balancing act. It has become necessary for humans to evolve within their environment in order to survive.

04 May
Saturday / Dé Sathairn
St James' Church / Séipéal Naomh Séamus
€25.00
Sudden Wells

Sudden Wells by Michael Gallen

Sudden Wells is a musical project led by composer and songwriter Michael Gallen, formerly of Dublin-based band Ana Gog. The band brings together some of Ireland and Europe's finest musicians, creating an atmospheric sound that merges an intimate, lyrical quality with expansive, pulsating musical arrangements.

04 May
Saturday / Dé Sathairn
Dingle Mart, Spa Road
€10.00

díolta amach / sold out

PAGAN RAVE

PAGAN RAVE

Pagan Rave is bringing in the May with our Bealtaine ritual. Join the masked mummers, otherworld creatures, and people of straw, as we banish the darkness and make way for the bright season of life and growth.

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