Sun 5th May

Thu - Mon 02 - 06 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Monday / Dé Luain
All Day
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.

Gaeilge G

Thu - Mon 02 - 06 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Monday / Dé Luain
All Day
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.

Thu - Mon 02 - 06 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Monday / Dé Luain
All Day
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.

Thu - Mon 02 - 06 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Monday / Dé Luain
All Day
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.

Thu - Mon 02 - 06 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Monday / Dé Luain
All Day
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.”

Thu - Mon 02 - 06 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Monday / Dé Luain
All Day

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.

Thu - Sun 02 - 19 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Sunday / Domhnach
All Day
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.

Thu - Mon 02 - 06 May
Thursday / Déardaoin - Monday / Dé Luain
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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

Fri - Mon 03 - 06 May
Friday / Dé hAoine - Monday / Dé Luain
All Day
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. 

Fri - Mon 03 - 06 May
Friday / Dé hAoine - Monday / Dé Luain
All Day
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

Sat - Sun 04 - 05 May
Saturday / Dé Sathairn - Sunday / Domhnach
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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

Sat - Sun 04 - 05 May
Saturday / Dé Sathairn - Sunday / Domhnach
2:00 pm
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.

Sun 05 May
Sunday / Domhnach
1:00 pm

Théâtre de l’Heure Bleue – Laura Elands

LAURA ELANDS is a puppeteer and visual artist from Brussels. In 2019 she created her puppet theatre company, Théâtre de l'Heure Bleue, which explores themes related to human experiences through a visual language of puppet figures and materials that express feelings and sensations that can be difficult to put into words. 

Sun 05 May
Sunday / Domhnach
3:30 pm
Paddy Bawn Brosnan's Bar - Backyard Set
Free / Saor in aisce
LAAHFER B2B RIAN

LAAHFER B2B RIAN

Brothers, Aaron, and Rian will be performing dj sets with influences from various genres of electronic music. Expect a blend of garage,house, and more, alongside original music from Aaron’s new electronic music project “LAAHFER”. It’s gonna be a good one. See you there!

Gaeilge G

Sun 05 May
Sunday / Domhnach
4:00 pm
Páidí Ó Sé's Pub, Ventry
€25.00
Pa Sheehy

Pa Sheehy

Dingle native Pa Sheehy, will bring his acoustic tour to Páidí Ó Sé's. After releasing his award winning debut EP “ The Art Of Disappearing”, he made his TV debut on Other Voices and went onto sell out a European tour, and secured some major festivals around Ireland and the UK.

Sun 05 May
Sunday / Domhnach
4:00 pm
An Díseart, Chapel
€20.00
Lumina

Lumina

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Harry Clarke, there will be a special concert in An Díseart Chapel featuring Eoin Duignan ( low whistles) Gerry O' Beirne ( guitar), Máire Breathnach, (fiddle & viola) Gary O' Brien, (Bodhran) & Ilonka Miklosi ( Dance)

Gaeilge G

Sun 05 May
Sunday / Domhnach
5:00 pm
McCarthy's Bar
€15.00
Rhob Cunningham

Rhob Cunningham

Rhob Cunningham has clocked up 10 independently released albums, recorded in 7 countries, and opened for Joan Baez, Lisa Hannigan, Lisa O Neill, Wallis Bird, and Villagers. Ná caill amach ar an sarcheoltóir Rhob Cunningham agus é ag féile don chéad uair ó 2013.

Sun 05 May
Sunday / Domhnach
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Paul Geaney's Back Yard!!!
€25.00
King Kong Company

King Kong Company

With a string of Festivall dates ahead of them this summer, expect banging tunes, costumes, light, visuals, and much more as they bring their renowned live set to Féile Na Bealtaine. Doors at 6:45 PM

Sun 05 May
Sunday / Domhnach
10:00 pm
The District Courthouse / An Chúirt Dúiche
€5.00

Clinker Babbage

Ceol a thagann tríd an grúpa, cumtha i ngan fhios dóibh conas! Improvised music-making ritual involving an ever-changing, ever-growing oversized blindfolded band of varying ability agus Svengali na láimhe fhada... Obey the rules, unfetter your inhibitions, embrace the offbeat; instructions issued with a pokey finger.

Gaeilge G

Sun 05 May
Sunday / Domhnach
10:00 pm
Patcheen's Pub Annascaul
€12.00
attention bebe

Attention Bébé

The ultimate floor fillin, roof raisin, mega mixin 90s party experience. This bombastic, truly fantastic12-piece live band make that riff from rhythm is a dancer the sweetest thing you’ve felt since your first shift in 1997. Their hot stepping, face exploding, groin grinding, roof raising tunes are exactly what you want, what you really really want. Having played such earth shattering shows as ElectricPicnic, Body and Soul, it’s not just about them, it’s about you too. Get your voice in tune coz we are about to go BOOM! Psyche!

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