Experience

HOW THE GREAT WORKS OF THE KERRY WRITERS WERE INFLUENCED BY THEIR ENVIRONMENT AT KERRY WRITERS’ MUSEUM

A Visitors Attraction

IN THE BEAUTIFUL HISTORIC TOWN OF LISTOWEL, FEATURING NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ACCLAIMED LITERARY FIGURES

A Unique Audio-Visual

WITH STUNNING IMAGES AND THE WRITTEN WORDS OF THE WRITERS – JOHN B KEANE, BRYAN MCMAHON, GEORGE FITZMAURICE, BRENDAN KENNELLY, AND MAURICE WALSH

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HIDDEN ROOMS WITH ARTEFACTS USED BY KERRYS FINEST WRITERS

Location

LISTOWEL – THE LITERARY CROSSROADS OF NORTH KERRY

Literary Capital

LISTOWEL AND NORTH KERRY HAS PRODUCED AND ABUNDANCE OF WORLD FAMOUS WRITERS

The Texts

GREAT LITERARY EXCERPTS DECORATE THE WALLS OF THE MUSEUM

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THEMED INSTALLATIONS AND EXHIBITS

Take A Glimpse

AT THE LIFE OF THE WRITER

Kerry Writers’ Museum is a visitor attraction and heritage centre in the Historic Town of Listowel which presents the works of the great Kerry writers in a unique audio-visual experience. Located in a 19th century Georgian residence in Listowel’s magnificent Square, the Museum features five of  County Kerry’s most esteemed writers – John B. Keane, Bryan MacMahon, George Fitzmaurice, Brendan Kennelly and Maurice Walsh.  The Museum also hosts a varied programme of arts and cultural activities throughout the year.

Kerry Writers’ Museum is a fully accredited museum under The Museum Standards Programme for Ireland.

Creative Arts Summer Camp – July 23 to 27

Great fun is in store for children at Kerry Writers' Museum's Creative Arts Summer Camp which runs from Monday July 23rd to Friday July 27th inclusive.Our Creative Arts Summer Camp will take place daily from 10 am to 2 pm and is open to children aged  7 to 11 years. ...

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History Lectures

Kerry Writers' Museum in conjunction with Listowel and District Historical Society, presents a series of History Lectures throughout the year.  Each history lecture focuses on a particular aspect of local history or commemorates significant anniversaries...

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Open Mic Readings

Seanchaí - Kerry Writers' Museum welcomes writers of all genres, including songwriters to its monthly Open Mic readings which take place twice monthly.Literary Listowel Open Mic Readings takes place on the first Thursday of every month from 11 am to 1 pm. Poetry in...

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Story Frog

Story Frog classes take place at Seanchaí - Kerry Writers' Museum every Wednesday from 11 am to 12 noon. Story Frog is an original phonics and literacy preschool class which aims to support parents and caregivers in teaching their children early reading and writing...

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