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Kinsale Arts Festival 1999





Wednesday 15th September 


Opening of the Festival and The Visual Arts Exhibition which is on display until Sunday 26th

Jazz and Salsa evening
Tom O’Hare’s Jazz and Salsa

Actons Hotel

   Thursday 16th September 



Guided Walking Tour of Kinsale
Historical Guide Don Herlihy


Tourist Office




An evening of operatic Highlights

Kinsale Opera and Friends with Frank

Buckley, Musical Director Eleanor Mallone, Accompanist.


Town Hall




Festival Double Bill

Duke Ellington Centenary Concert

Rock Fox – saxaphone

Malcom Lee – piano

Dave Fleming – Bass

John Walham – Drums

Tom O’Hare

Featuring Paul O’Donnell

Admission £3.00


Actons Hotel


  Friday 17th September 

12-2 pm

Classical Guitar Recital


Desmond Castle

2-3 pm Classical Guitar Recital


Charles Fort

9.00 pm

Poetry Reading Desmond O’Grady


The Spaniard

   Saturday 16th September 

4-6 pm

Musical Recital
Senior Students from the County Cork School of Music


The Courthouse Area

6.00 pm

Historical Boat Trip
Maritime Historian – John Thuillier


Spirit of Kinsale

8.00 pm

Concert - Van Burgh String Quartet
Admission £5


Town Hall

  Sunday 19th September 

4.30 pm

A Historical Perspective
Kinsale Historical Society


Lord Kingsale

9.00 pm Tom McCarthy 
Munster Poets of the 20th Century
Sponsors: Kinsale Bookstore


Lord Kingsale

   Monday 20th September 

8.00 pm



Film – The Lusitania
Presented by Raymond White

Lecture – Old Lighthouses
The Assistant Curator of Kinsale Museum – Eugene Gillen

Kinsale Yacht Club

9.30 pm Jazz Concert - Louis Stewart Quarte

Cordoba Bar

   Tuesday 21st September 


Classical Guitar Recital
Jerry Creedon

Desmond Castle




Classical Guitar Recital
Jerry Creedon

Charles Fort

5.00 pm Literary Lecture
Allanah Hopkin – A practical approach to writing

Kinsale Library



Piano Recital - John Gibson
Music by Chopin, John Field, Debussy and Gershwin
Admission £5

Sponsors: Supervalu

St Multose Church
Wednesday 22nd. September 

6.00 pm

Art Auction – Lions Club Charity Art Auction



8.00 pm


Classical Guitar Recital 

Sponsors: George Daly Solicitors


Kent Gallery

9.30 pm

Tom O’Hare Jazz and Salsa

Sponsors: Kieran’s Folk House



  Thursday 23rd September 

8.00 pm


Illustrated Lecture – The Lusitania

Author and Historian – Patrick O’Sullivan

Trident Hotel

9.30 pm

Poetry Reading - Matthew Geden

Tap Tavern


   Friday 24th September 

4.00 pm

Frederic Chopin 150th Anniversary

A Biographical Retrospective

Terry De Valera – Music Historian

Sponsors: The Moorings


Actons Hotel

8.00 pm

Frederic Chopin 150th Anniversary Gala Concert

Chopin’s piano concertos in E Minor and F Minor

The renowned Concert Pianist

Micael O’Rourke.

String Quintet conducted by Jean Thorel

Admission £10

St Multose Church

  Saturday 25th September 


Rope Walk Pageant

Enacted by the Quarry Players

Filmed by the Cork Film Centre


Winters Hill

 Sunday 25th September 

8.00 pm

Finale Concert

The Kinsale Trio - Kevin Gogin, Violin
Sean Broagan, Cello Frank Buckley, Piano 

Pat Crowley – Piano

Johnny McCarthy – Flute

David Peare, Drama

Irene Comerdord – Drama

Town Hall

Admission Free


Tickets are available from Pro-Musica in Cork

Telephone (021)271659 or can be purchased at the door up to 15 minutes before concerts commence


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