Three Kerry arts festivals and initiatives are set to benefit from the Arts Council collaborative arts scheme.
Kerry County Council, along with Cork County Council and Limerick County Council has been awarded €10,000 in funding for the Sliabh Luachra Music Trail.
Kerry County Council, along with Cork City Council, also applied for funding that would allow for the creative mentoring of six festivals in the two counties.
The Kerry festivals to benefit from the award of €71,000 are K-Fest Music & Arts Festival in Killorglin and Listowel Writers’ Week.
Minister Heather Humphreys confirmed the funding – Kerry deputy Michael Healy Rae has welcomed the announcement.