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Cill Rialaig Arts Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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An Oasis in this area

You could miss it as you head for Ballinskellig. Its an interesting building on the left as you go... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Waterford, Ireland
Coffee and cake

We stopped here to have a coffee on our recent trip to Ballinskelligs. The staff were very... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Bray, Ireland
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The Cill Rialaig Arts Centre was built in 1995 in the little Gaeltacht village of Dun Geagan, Ballinskelligs near Waterville and Cahersiveen. It features a wide range of exhibitions, programmes and workshops. Described by the London Times recently...more
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Dun Geagan, Ballinskelligs, Ireland
+353 66 947 9277
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

So we came up here for breakfast on a Monday to be told they don't serve food until Wednesday. Signs everywhere saying open for breakfast... big no no for me. She's up going to the little cafe down by the beach for a fab toastie......More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place. The art may be a little niche but some of the best food in Kerry. Firstly it is a lovely intimate venue to sit and relax while you wait. But you will not be waiting long due to the very rapid...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Whilst visiting a friend in Ballinskelligs, I found this Arts Centre and decided to have a look around , enjoyed a coffee ,& cake ! The Centre is set out very well and it was lovely to see all the artwork ,I have an art...More

Thank TaniaD831
Reviewed 5 August 2017

You could miss it as you head for Ballinskellig. Its an interesting building on the left as you go in. Some lovely interesting pieces of art, wood sculptures, basket weaving and pottery on display and for sale some by local artists and other Irish artists....More

Thank AnnM06022011
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Excellent, but small arts collection. Clay Oven Pizza evening was fantastic. Product Prices rather high for its location.

1  Thank rogreece
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Art was very niche. The cafe was OK but very overpriced. My scone served on a slate was served with spray cream, was dry and hard to eat. I am taking more about the food as it held my interest more than the art ever...More

Thank Cathrine c
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We stopped here to have a coffee on our recent trip to Ballinskelligs. The staff were very friendly and gave us a small piece of cake free as they had some left over from the previous evening. It was a nice gesture and went well...More

Thank Dell14
Reviewed 8 May 2017

You will find this wonderful museum and cafe on the road to the Ballinskelligs Castle and Abbey. It contains art created by artists in residence at the Cill Rialaig Artists' Retreat not far from the museum on a cliff overlooking the Ballinskelligs Bay. The artists...More

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Had lovely flat white coffee and a caramel slice here and soaked in a fine exhibition of paintings by Dingle artist Aine Ní Críobháin. The building itself is gorgeous - be sure and look up at that ceiling in the art centre where you will...More

Thank TorOnTourIE
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Lovely café and again such lovely pictures and paintings it would make you return soon. Susan Browne

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