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Kanturk, a small market town, in the ancient Barony of Duhallow, plays host to a burgeoning Arts Festival that has grown enormously since its beginning in March 2009.

Determined and focused on nurturing and supporting the arts throughout the area, new events are added every year and this coming year is no exception. Last year saw the inaugural Flash Fiction Competition and entries came from all over Ireland, Britain, USA and Europe.

This year's competition will be judged by award-winning writer, novelist, and poet, Nuala O'Connor. Closing date is November 28th, 2018 at 11 pm. Full details on www.kanturkarts.ie. The winner receives 200, runner-up 100 and third 75 and entry is free. Nuala will also facilitate a writing workshop on Saturday 16th March 2019.

There will be concerts, art exhibitions, writing/art and craft workshops for all ages, a night of Drama, photography, there's lots more- in fact, something for everyone and we would be delighted to welcome you to the weekend of festivities and enjoyment.

Kanturk Arts Festival is supported by Cork County Council and Kanturk Credit Union.

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