Architecture Kerry festival celebrates local architectural heritage

Launching the second Kerry County Council’s second Architecture Kerry Festival at Killarney House and Gardens were from left, Cathaoirleach Kerry County Council, Cllr Niall Kelleher, Emer Corridon, Manager Cahernane House, Chief Executive Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell, Bríd Colhoun, Killarney House and Gardens and Victoria McCarthy, Kerry County Council’s Architectural Conservation Officer. Kerry’s architectural heritage and the county’s architectural landscape will be celebrated from 27 to 29 September.A wide range of free events including talks, free guided tours, exhibitions, workshops and family events will take place. Visit www.kerrycoco.ie/AK2019 for further details.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

The second annual Architecture Kerry festival takes place this weekend.

It aims to celebrate Kerry’s architectural heritage and will include talks, free guided tours, exhibitions, workshops and family events.

Thirty different buildings and sites in the county will be accessible as part of the festival.

The Slate House in Ballybunion, the ARK Building at Astellas, Kerry lighthouses, Siamsa Tíre and the government offices in Killarney, are among the buildings opening up to the public.