ART250 is back for 2020

Diarmuid Gavin will open the art lover’s favourite exhibition- ART250 in Waterville, Kerry

ART250 offers artworks donated by grateful past resident artists at the Cill Rialaig Artist Retreat. In return for a €250 donation to the charity you can choose a gift of a piece of art. The artist’s identity will be revealed after you have made your choice!

Snap up a great art find – TOP NAME ARTISTS all on OFFER at only €250 in aid of Cill Rialaig!

Children’s Dance Workshop

Our first ballet workshop with Royal Academy of Dance registered teacher Catriona Fyfe will be on Monday 3rd August! This workshop will be suitable for children aged 6-9. Call us on (066) 947 9277 or email to book a place.   Limited spaces available!

CR Ballet Workshop Poster


Opportunity to intern from late June to early September at
the Cill Rialaig Arts Centre in Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry
where you will have free accommodation.

Ideal for Arts Graduates and those hoping to climb the ladder in Arts

Depending on travel restrictions this may suit arts
graduates living in Co. Kerry or Co. Cork.

Hone your design and marketing skills via social media
and other platforms.

Meet leading artists from Ireland and the world who have
been awarded Residencies at the famous Cill Rialaig Retreat.

Learn about curation, art conservation, preparation for
exhibitions, be involved in the hanging and running of fine
art exhibitions and exhibitions of high quality craft,
managing children’s workshops and operating a small Arts
Centre Café with lessons for everybody in Wood-fired
Pizza making!

Opportunities to join workshops and learn
about printmaking and framing.

All this, beside the sea on the spectacular Skellig Ring –
nominated by Lonely Planet Guide as No. 10 in Top World
Destinations, 2017!

Driving license / car may be an advantage.

Online interviews can be arranged immediately!

Send Cv and cover letter immediately if interested
to –




The renowned Cill Rialaig Arts Centre in Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry seeks bright young confident arts graduates or emerging artists for their summer intern scheme June – September where successful candidates will gain practical experience in arts administration and arts business development, communications, organisational systems, event planning, cataloguing and fundraising and if desired gain practical skills in printmaking and framing.

There is also scope for those with an interest in the culinary arts to work alongside a top chef in the art exhibition centre’s Art Café and in the launch of a unique food range.

There is an opportunity to meet major international artists and leading Irish artists who are awarded residencies at the Cill Rialaig Artists Retreat. There is also time given to work on personal projects.

Accommodation is provided.

Desirable skills –
Understanding of contemporary art practice, administration including Microsoft Office, knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, WordPress etc. and good graphic design skills desirable. Printmaking artists may benefit from access to workshops in our Print Studio.

Send cover letter and CV to

OPENING: Linda Graham’s “Ancient Lands: Kerry Odyssey”

“Ancient Land”, oil on canvas, 102cm x 102cm.

Join us for a magical evening previewing the artwork of the extraordinary Linda Graham – Saturday, 4th August 2018.

The exhibition will be opened by Jean Byrne, MET Éireann Meteorologist, RTÉ.

Artist in attendance.

Wine Reception will be at 6pm, followed by a Grand Pizza Dinner on offer afterward.

RSVP | Ph: 066 947 9277



Taste the difference!

Freshly made wood-fired pizza is back in the Skelligs Art Café!

Masterchef Philip Dennhardt from Ballymaloe recently trained our young, enthusiastic and artistic staff to make authentic Italian-style pizza.

We are all waiting to serve you!

Eat in or Take out!

Served Wednesday – Sunday, 4 – 8pm.