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Seanchaí – Kerry Literary and Cultural Centre

The Seanchaí – Kerry Literary and Cultural Centre is located in a beautifully restored 19th century Georgian Residence next to Listowel Castle, in Listowel’s magnificent Square.

The centre portrays the lives of North Kerry’s famous writers in a unique audio visual experience. Writers featured include John B Keane, Bryan MacMahon, Brendan Kennelly, George Fitzmaurice and Maurice Walsh.

Take a journey with the Kerry writers through historical and scenic north Kerry in a stunning audio visual presentation in the Landscapes Room. Learn about the places, people, traditions and customs that influenced the writers in their works. Listen to Ireland's master 'Seancha i' Eamon Kelly tell of the great oral tradition that influences the writers and experience the memories of Writers' Week Literary Festival that nurtures the talent of many great Irish Writers.

Catering Facilities

Full restaurant serving hot and cold meals daily, with seating capacity for 80

Retail Outlet

Gift shop includeds a wide range of books by Kerry writers, traditional music CDs, cassettes and videos

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