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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

NEW arts venue in a heritage castle in Co Tipperary

just a stone’s throw from The Rock of Cashel Killenure Castle, in the heart of Co Tipperary, is just 5 miles from Cashel. It has opened its doors to the public for the first time, The occasion is OAK - Open Art Killenure. OAK comprises a contemporary art exhibition in the Georgian outbuildings, studio gallery and sculpture walk around the grounds. Over 30 artists have made work for the 2012 exhibition. Craftspeople taking part in the exhibition, many making site-specific work, include: Cormac Boydell, Lian Callaghan, Andrea Cleary, Inga Hamilton, Sonja Landweer, Andrew Ludick, Liz Nilsson, Caroline Schofield and Gwen Wilkinson. For more details please see Image : Poseidon at OAKillenure epona artworks Killenure Castle ™ 5 miles from the Rock of Cashel on the Dundrum Road Visit Open Art Killenure in May and June. Admission to Open Art Killenure €5 (concession €2) Family ticket is available for €12 (2 adults, 3 children). The outdoor sculpture walk will take approx one hour. Open 10.30am-2.30pm. Last entry for OAK is 1pm Killenure Castle,Knockavilla, Dundrum, Co Tipperary T: 062 71498

Bealtain Festival 2012

Bealtaine Festival 2012 1 - 31 May The Bealtaine Festival is a National Programme run through May each year in association with Age & Opportunity and all over the country. Older people, both groups and individuals are actively invovled in arts events, workshops and performances. Events are listed alphabetically by county.