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Kenmare Arts Festival 2024: A Celebration of Irish Ceramics at Mill Cove Gallery

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The Kenmare Arts Festival returns from August 4 to 18, 2024, featuring a remarkable Irish Ceramics Exhibition at Mill Cove Gallery.

This exhibition, showcasing specially commissioned ceramics by Mill Cove Gallery launched earlier this year, promises to be a highlight of the festival, offering a unique glimpse into the creativity and craftsmanship of Ireland’s finest ceramic artists. Mill Cove Gallery has been supporting Irish Ceramics for over 25 years.

The exhibition will showcase exceptional unique ceramic artworks, including the following artists:

  • Adrian Brother – Naked Raku: Simple raw beauty and intricate designs of Adrian’s naked raku pieces, each one a testament to the artist’s exceptional skill (Derry)
  • Ursula McGivern – Sculptural Ceramic Work: Ursula’s sculptures bring a dynamic and expressive quality to ceramic art with their form and presence. (Derry)
  • Claire Finlay – Sculptural Mackerel and Hares: detailed mackerel and hare sculptures are both charming and lifelike. (Mayo)
  • Leona Devine’s – ‘Hares’: Leona Devine’s unique hare sculptures are a standout feature, showcasing her incredible talent and distinctive style. (Derry)
  • Tatiana Dobos’ – Wall Ceramic Sculptures: Tatiana Dobos’ wall sculptures highlighting the versatility of ceramic art. (Galway)
  • Sally Cush – Hand Built Vessels: Experience the tactile and organic forms of Sally Cush’s hand built vessels, each piece reflecting a deep connection to the material.
  • Aisling Roche – Sea-Inspired Porcelain Work: Aisling Roche’s porcelain pieces draw inspiration from the sea, evoking a sense of tranquility and natural beauty.
  • Ciara O’Keeffe – Profound wall pieces : Ciara’s profound ceramic works invite contemplation and admiration, demonstrating the depth and emotional resonance of her art.
  • Eileen Singleton – new sculptural work from this seasoned ceramic expert


This exhibition is a celebration of Irish ceramics at their very best, featuring exclusive and unique works by the most talented artists in the field. It provides an opportunity to see the innovative and diverse approaches to ceramic art that make Irish ceramics truly exceptional.

The Irish Ceramics Exhibition will open at Mill Cove Gallery, 21 Main Street, Kenmare, on August 4 and will run until August 18.

Workshop details coming soon!


This event is part-funded by Design & Crafts Council Ireland for August Craft Month 2024.





Event Address: Mill Cove Gallery 21 Main Street Kenmare County Kerry V93 X4DX Ireland

Suitable For: All Ages

Organiser: : Irish Ceramics

Event Email: :

Event Contact Number: : From outside Ireland 00 353 64 6640780 In Ireland 064 6640780 Mobile 087 2964675

Event Website: :

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Irish Ceramics

All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact the event organiser directly.

Event Details

Maker: Multiple

Starts: Sun 4 Aug

Ends: Sun 18 Aug

Craft Type: Ceramics, Multiple

Event Location: Kerry

Event Type: Workshop, Exhibition, Family Friendly

Price: Free