Cill Rialaig celebrations serve a fish supper with a difference

There was fire art on the beach and exhibitions everywhere as artists celebrated the success of one woman's vision in Kerry, writes Ros Drinkwater.

6th October, 2012
Cill Rialaig celebrations serve a fish supper with a difference
Fire art on the beach at the Cill Rialaig 21st anniversary celebrations. Photo: Ros Drinkwater

The four-day Cill Rialaig Artists Retreat 21st Anniversary celebrations saw an eruption of art across Ballinskelligs in Co Kerry, with pop-up galleries in garages, pubs, restaurants, shops, churches, the local convent and the GAA grounds, where Brian Lowry's paintings depicted Kerry sporting heroes.

The centre itself had five exhibitions, including two group shows by American and Irish artists with residencies at the retreat.

Donagh Carey spent a week on the Skelligs to produce an exhibition...

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