Opening Hours  October 8th -13th

Tuesday & Wednesday  10- 5pm

Thursday & Friday 2 - 10pm.

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Tickets available online for all events or call the Box Office 064 6648701

 

 
'Hero' with Daithi Mac Suibhne
Friday 12th October- Booking Now!
Screening this Thursday 8pm - 4th October
Film Night is back -Check out the Titles!
Every Thursday - 8pm

Some of our upcoming programme highlights...

Upcoming Events

Film - 'Phantom Thread' (2017) - Drama/Romance (2h10min)(USA)

 

Thursday 11th October  8pm
Tickets: €7/€5(students)
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Phantom Thread (2017)

Set in the glamour of 1950s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants, and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love

Written and Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson 

Drama/Comedy - Ken Rogan's Play - "Hero"..

 

Friday 12th October - 8pm
Tickets; €15

Ken Rogan's Play - "Hero"..

Presented by Rogan’s own Lakedaemon company, in association with Theatre Upstairs, Hero is about a man’s struggles with love. Life quickly grows more complicated for Smithy (Daithí Mac Suibhne, who plays Emmet O’Brien in Fair City ) "Life quickly grows more complicated for Smithy (Daithí Mac Suibhne) after a chance encounter with Marissa. This is one man's hilarious, down to earth odyssey through love, ankle injuries and what happens when you don't know how to lose.

 With Actor Daithi Mac Suibhne (Fair City, Ros na Run, Othello), director Amilia Stewart (Fair City, Murder of Crows), writer Ken Rogan, set designer Naomi Faughnan, and lighting designer Eoin Byrne.

'Hero' is the debut play of Dublin-based writer Ken Rogan.

Film: 'Geurnsey Literary Potato Peel Pie Society' (2018) (UK) (USA)(12) Drama/History/Romance (124 mins)

 

Thursday 18th October 8pm
Tickets €7/€5 (students)
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Guernsey Literary Potato Peel Pie Society- (Kenmare Film Club)

 

London, 1946. Free-spirited author Juliet Ashton is invited to travel to the Channel Island of Guernsey to carry out research for a new book. Whilst there she meets the delightfully eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a mysterious literary group formed during the Nazi occupation.

Based on the beloved historical novel of Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, directed by Mike Newell (Into the West, Four Weddings and a Funeral) and featuring a charming ensemble cast, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society weaves a romantic story of love, courage and loyalty where the power of books can bring people together and provide refuge in their darkest times.

 

Director: Mike Newell

Starring Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Matthew Goode, Jessica Brown Findlay, Penelope Wilton

 

 

★★★★ ”… every location in this irresistible romantic mystery is like a little mini-break for the soul, every costume and piece of set-dressing nibble-ably gorgeous, and every character a pleasure to keep company with…” – The Telegraph

"Winningly warm and smiley …” – Shadows on the Wall

 

 

 

 

Book Launch- 'TImmy's Technology Trouble' by Niamh Ahearne and Valentina Boschi

 

Friday 19th October 8pm
Free Event - All Welcome

Book Launch- Timothy's Technology Trouble' written by Niamh Ahearne and illustrated by Valentina Boschi

This is our first book in the Timmy series and we are so excited.  Our book ‘Timmy’s Technology Trouble’ tells of a  fun loving little boy’s journey when technology is introduced to his life.  We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoying creating it!

Niamh Ahern grew up in Clonakilty, West Cork and now lives in Kenmare, Co. Kerry with her husband, two children and two crazy dogs.  Niamh studied Economics  and Computer Studies in UCC and worked as a Project Manager.  She parked her career to become a stay at home Mum. She recognises the challenges for parents in managing children’s  technology time in this rapidly moving Digital era. She has always dreamt of writing a children’s book and is passionate about children’s literature.  This is her first book and has been a project of complete love and fun.  

Valentina Boschi is an Italian artist, who now lives in Kenmare, Co. Kerry with her husband and two children.  Valentina has a degree in Conservation of Cultural Heritage in Ravenna.  She is truly passionate about art and travel. She left her job to become a full time multitasking mum and wife in a foreign country.   She continually works with the Arts and encourages the love of art in the local community.

Drama - 'The Matchmaker' With Jon Kenny & Mary McEvoy

 

Saturday 20th October - 8pm
Tickets: €20

John B Keane’s, The Matchmaker
With Jon Kenny & Mary McEvoy

 Based on the novella, Letters of a County Matchmaker by JOHN B. KEANE one of Ireland’s most celebrated writers.

The productions stars Mary McEvoy best known for her role as Biddie in the long running RTE series, GLENROE and Irish Actor and comedian, Jon Kenny who was part of the Irish comic duo d’Unbelievables with Pat Shortt. Kenny is also best known outside Ireland for appearing in the Channel 4 sitcom, Father Ted. Together they play a myriad of characters in this hilarious and earthy dramatic comedy.

The play follows the efforts of Dicky Mick Dicky O'Connor to make matches for the lonely and lovelorn. Keane, an avid observer of people and the cultures that bind and create their view of the world uses The Matchmaker as an exploration of rural loneliness. Aware that generations of people became masters of their own destinies late in life, and only then began to look for companionship and love, once their duties as minder of aging parents were concluded or they had finally inherited, or were the left over brother or sister.

Using his inimitable way with words and his one sense of 'devilment' and wit, Keane delves into the longings, hungers, fears and foibles of this collection of lonely county people and creates a marvelously colorful world, taking us back to a simpler time, when phones were few and far between and the only web was one left behind by spiders.

Directed by Michael Scott.

 

Film: 'The Shape of Water' (2017) Adventure/Drama/Fantasy (123mins)(UK)

 

Thursday 25th October - 8pm
Tickets: €7/€5 students
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The Shape of Water (2017)

From master story teller, Guillermo del Toro, comes THE SHAPE OF WATER - an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones and Michael Stuhlbarg.

 

 

Drama - 'The Trump Scheme' - Performed by Sneem Dram Soc

Friday November 2nd 8pm
Tickets€15/€12

 

THE TRUMP SCHEMEAdapted by Sneem DramSoc from The Mundy Scheme by Brian Friel

 Once upon a time, this country was in a state of economic paralysis. Strikes were an everyday occurrence. The country was rapidly going down the tubes. The future seemed bleak. Under intense pressure, our mother-fixated, ex-auctioneer Taoiseach developed a severe anxiety disorder and decamped from government buildings to the safety of his home under the care of his doting if demented mammy.

His minister for foreign affairs returns from New York with a plan to transform the entire west of Ireland into one large cemetery for the dead of London, Paris and New York, the brainchild of a young Manhattan property developer called Donald Trump.

In the ensuing scramble, the corrupt politicians try to double-cross one another, leaving Taoiseach Ryan on top of the greasy pole with the scheme a huge success.

The play is freely adapted from Brian Friel’s THE MUNDY SCHEME (1968), itself mildly prophetic of the Celtic Tiger years.

 

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