Carnegie Arts Centre Kenmare

Upcoming Events


The pubs are closed but we’re livestreaming three typical Kenmare pub sessions with local musicians. No matter where you are – Dublin, London, Templenoe or Tuosist – you can drop in for an hour of the best Kenmare music on these three evenings. Simply register to attend, for €5.


You can join

  • Peter Crowley & Friends on 7 May at 8pm (UTC) [LINK]
  • Joe Thoma & Friends on 14 May at 8pm (UTC) [LINK]
  • Dan Sweeney & Friends on 21 May at 8pm (UTC) [LINK]


Bealtaine – Films by Over-50s


Eight short (very short) films made during the pandemic by The Flames – the over-50s performance group of Glasgow’s Tricky Hat theatre company – about their lives, hopes, and dreams in a post-Covid world. Shot in Scotland and Japan. #Don’tStopTheFlames

Take a moment to watch them here:

Cruinniú na nÓg

Solve the mystery of who committed the murder in the Wild West. Can you discover hidden secrets? Can you keep a secret? Find ways to achieve your objectives. Join us online on Saturday, 12 June 2021 for our virtual murder mystery event.

  • 10am-1pm for 9 to 11-year-olds
  • 2pm to 5pm for 12 to 15-year-olds

Spaces are limited and some detective homework is required in advance. Contact to register before 28 May 2021

An Exhibition of Paintings by Heather Kingston

Carnegie Arts Centre, Kenmare Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, Ireland

"The Joyous Gift of Painting"  Exhibition of Paintings By Heather Elma Kingston Carnegie Arts Centre July 2nd-July 22nd    Painting, art in general is a gift and available to everyone no matter how simple one's attempt.      To take the courage to put pencil, paint or chalk to paper Read more…

Drama Summer Camp

Drama Summer Camp Hello all 👋 I’m very excited to be running an acting summer camp in the Carnegie Arts Centre in Kenmare this July 15th - 19th for local children and young people aged 5-18. The camp will be Monday to Friday 09:30-15:00, with a show for all parents Read more…

George McMahon Summer Camp

Carnegie Arts Centre, Kenmare Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, Ireland

George McMahon Summer Camp George is making a return trip to The Carnegie August 12th - 16th with his performing arts summer camp. He and his wife, choreographer Rachel Smyth will be providing all the fun for the week, including singing, dancing, acting and lots of fun and games, along Read more…

Drama “Trawled”

Carnegie Arts Centre, Kenmare Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, Ireland

Trawled when Adventure becomes Survival A jaw-dropping true story set on the Coral Sea, Australia. An Irish backpacker blags his way onto a prawn trawler. There he discovers a rarely seen world of hard labour and harder fishermen, where drinking, fighting, storms and hungry sharks are part of everyday life. Read more…

Get Tickets €20.00 93 tickets left

“Songs of Ireland” with Pat Shortt & Mike Hanrahan

Carnegie Arts Centre, Kenmare Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, Ireland

   "Songs of Ireland" On the back of Pat Shortt and Mike Hanrahan’s very well received TV series “Songs of Ireland “, recently aired on RTE 1. The show sees the pair take a musical road trip around the island of Ireland combining the richness of Irish music, culture and Read more…

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Comedy: Colm O’Regan “Climate Worrier”

Carnegie Arts Centre, Kenmare Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, Ireland

Comedy: Colm O'Regan "Climate Worrier" Are you worried about All The Bad News On The Environment and laugh grimly at it all? Me too. Avoid despair and instead join me for laughs, ideas and even hope as I try to grapple with Everything Being Broken and where I might start to help. Read more…

Get Tickets €21.00 92 tickets left

Greg Chapman – An Evening of Comedy, Magic & Thought

Carnegie Arts Centre, Kenmare Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, Ireland

Greg Chapman "The Non Physic-Physic Show" Using the full range of magic, escapology, mentalism and other performance skills, Greg takes the audience through a ninety-minute exploration of fraudulent mediums, from the Victorian Seances to modern psychic readings, but all clearly presented as trickery – and without any attempt or illusion Read more…

Pakie O’Callaghan celebrates the Story telling of Eamon Kelly

Carnegie Arts Centre, Kenmare Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, Ireland

Pakie O'Callaghan Celebrates the Story Telling of Eamon Kelly In a long career Pakie O’Callaghan has worked on stage, TV and radio. In his native Cork, with the Everyman Theatre, he appeared in a wide variety of productions including lead roles in Translations, Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf, One for Read more…

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