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Kerry County Council has announced the appointments of a writer in residence and a filmmaker in residence.

Documentary director Ciara Hyland is the newly appointed filmmaker in residence and Máire Holmes will be writer in residence.


Ciara plans on using the role to develop Kerry Storyscene – a digital storytelling project allowing the community to make their own short documentaries exploring the theme of Kerry 1916 – 2016.

Máire hopes to make a radio programme ‘Kerry 1916 to 2016, from Wireless to WiFi’ based on writings produced by the people of Kerry.