To all our tutors, students & supporters A Very Happy Christmas & peaceful New Year
Liam O’Connor Show Saturday 28th February 2015, 8.30pm The Liam O’Connor performance is a spectacular explosion of music, song and dance, rooted in the Irish Music tradition. A vibrant energetic collection of musical delights, the Liam O’Connor Show is a high-energy celebration of sound and movement, possessed with a colourful, passionate energy, and captures the […]
Screening of the Japanese TV Documentary about the Kerry International Dark-Sky Reserve will take place in Tech Amergin on Tuesday 9th December at 8.30pm. Over 5 weeks the Japanese TV crew filmed in the area making a 50 minute documentary ‘Number One In The World‘ naming the Reserve as the ‘Number one place on […]
Amergin (a mythological figure sometimes known as Aimhirghin Glúngheal) was the poet, seer and lawmaker of the Milesians, the Gaelic invaders, whose first successful landfall was at what is now Waterville. As he stepped ashore, Amergin recited his famous poem claiming identity with the surrounding landscape. 'Tech' is the modern 'teach', a house. Waterville Vocational School, which is now reincarnated as Tech Amergin Community Arts & Education Centre was commonly known as 'The Tech' or Technical School. Hence the name, a wordplay on the centre's mythological and modern origins. Tech Amergin under the aegis of KES (The VEC in Kerry) organises a wide and comprehensive range of courses for the local community as well as a regular programme of arts events.