As the best place in Kerry for contemporary art, fine craft, and great food, the Cill Rialaig Arts Centre features a wide range of exhibitions, programs and workshops year round.
In 1991, The Cill Rialaig Project began the rescue and restoration of a small pre-famine village on Bolus Head at the very end of the Iveragh Peninsula, thus creating an artists retreat that has attracted over the years over 3,000 artists from Ireland and the world.
For nearly 20 years, professional artists, writers, poets and composers from Ireland and around the world have lived and worked at the Cill Rialaig Retreat, making it an important centre for creativity.
Nearby are family-friendly beaches, great walks, heritage sites, and friendly pubs. Ballinskelligs is one of the departure points for boats visiting the extraordinary Skellig Michael.
You can find out more about Ballinskelligs on this site.
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If you are interested in learning more about residencies at the Cill Rialaig Retreat, please contact us here.