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 –



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.

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One Night Only! Culture Night at Cill Rialaig

Meet Irish and International artists at the restored pre-famine village of Cill Rialaig, now a famous artist residency. Continue reading “One Night Only! Culture Night at Cill Rialaig”

Micheal O'Muircheartaigh, mixed media on paper, 2016

Calling GAA supporters!

GAA supporters may like to know there’s a very good portrait by artist Anastasia Healy O’Donoghue on offer presently from Cill Rialaig Arts Centre at a very attractive price.

Micheal O'Muircheartaigh, mixed media on paper, 2016
Micheal O’Muircheartaigh, mixed media on paper, 2016

The artist having had a residency at the remote Bolus Head retreat donated the painting to the oft times stressed project which still operates a rent free Residency Programme and has brought over 4000 artists from all over Ireland and the world on an all year round basis to this marginalised  but beautiful area.
Enquiries to or tel 066 9479277/066 9479297.  First come first served.