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From the 4 corners of Clare. Full of colour, life, fun, human stories of conquests, and achievements. From all walks of life in Clare.
Dermot brings a unique inside to people activities and life in Clare.
Not afraid to challenge the norms, asks the hard question and bring humour to the story.
Dermot covers stories that never may get air time on any station and his relaxed way of finding out the issues that bother people. Listeners from all ages and back round find his tones easy listening.
You can tune in each Tuesday at 3.30 and repeated on a Friday.

The 2017 Kilkee Bay Swim – 19th August

Kilkee Bay Swim 2017 & Kilkee Civic Trust have joined forces to invite Boherbuoy Brass & Reed Band to enhance the occasion of the Small Bay & Big Bay Swims on Saturday next, 19th August 2017, for two performances at 3pm and again at 5pm at Kilkee Bandstand.

Kilkee Civic Trust – The Edmond sinking in 1850 in Kilkee Bay

Speakers: J. J. Hickie & Tommy McGrath

Talk Title: The Edmond; Hopes Lost & Human Impact of Kilkee’s Famine Time Shipwreck

Talk Synopsis: Representing Kilkee History Group; J. J. Hickie & Tommy McGrath; two well-known Local Historians; who have an encyclopaedic knowledge of Kilkee’s life and times over recent centuries; will tell some of the personal stories of dashed hopes and dreams for those on board the “Edmond” which foundered on the rocks below Sykes House on Tuesday night 19th November 1850.

Mikey’s Mix 11/08/17

Welcome to Mikey’s Mix, stay tuned for a treat. Where you be in for a serious mix of music from classics to new music and even remixes which you wont hear anywhere else only on Mikey’s mix. Tune weekly from bout 8pm to 9pm (with your dancing shoes on and ready).

The Random Mix 11/08/17

Aisling Healy is back behind the microphone for 30 minutes of ure madness. I’m delighted to be back guys, hitting the air waves of South West Clare and beyond, with a bang. Tune in for a few minutes of me talking pure nonsense, playing epic tunes and basically having the time of my life, doing what i do best!
Expect the unexpected!

The Sports Show 14/08/17

On this RCB Sports Show we review the Clare Senior Hurling Champ Rd 2 games & preview next weekend’s Senior Football Rd 2 games, James Sexton will give us the local athletics results & we round up the sporting week.
You can also leave any comments or opinion on our Facebook page RCB Sport or on our twitter account @rcbsport

Dr. Mary Bourke – Geography: Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

Speaker: Dr. Mary Bourke
Talk Title: Geography: Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

Talk Synopsis: This Talk will take you on an adventurous trail of discovery and magical geographical possibilities. Bring your Hiking Boots!

Dr. Bourke’s Talk is geared towards all ages; but especially younger people. She will bring over 100 pairs of “special glasses” for the audience to view her 3D photographs of Mars. She works at the Department of Geography at Trinity College, Dublin.

An Earth and Planetary Geomorphologist with expertise in extreme environments on Earth and Mars. She has published over 60 manuscripts on landscapes in Antarctica, Australia, Namibia, Mars and Ireland. Her research has been highlighted in the Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, The Irish Times and Independent, on NBC Nightly News and on the BBC and RTE.

Venue: Cultúrlann Sweeney, O’Connell St., Kilkee
When: Wednesday 9th August at 8pm
Admission is FREE of charge.
A donations box is available, at each KCT Talk, to assist us in defraying essential and necessary expenses.

Kilkee Civic Trust – Three International Musicians from Limerick – Joe Donnellan

Kilkee Civic Trust Newsletter 


Our summer season of weekly events continues this Wednesday, 2nd August, with our fifth KCT Talk at 8pm, at Cultúrlann Sweeney, O’Connell St., Kilkee.

Speaker: Joe Donnellan

Talk Title: Three International Musicians from Limerick


Talk Synopsis:

Three Limerick performers who were successful internationally but, with the passage of time, their achievements have fallen from public awareness.

  1. Catherine Hayes an internationally renowned Soprano; who was born in Patrick St. Limerick. 
  2. George Alexander Osborne Pianist and Composer; who was friends with Chopin. He enjoyed a very impressive career, not only in London, but also

throughout mainland Europe.

  1. Joseph O’Mara who was a Tenor of international renown; of the O’Mara Bacon Factory family and fame; and whose family had a notable political involvement.


Venue: Cultúrlann Sweeney, O’Connell St., Kilkee

When: Wednesday 2nd August at 8pm

Admission is FREE of charge.

A donations box is available, at each KCT Talk, to assist us in defraying essential and necessary expenses.


Every good wish,

Joseph McCloskey

Honorary Secretary,
Kilkee Civic Trust

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