Identity of women the focus of Kayleigh’s art

Lisselton woman Kayleigh Ryall is one of ten artists whose work will go on display to the public from tomorrow (Friday September 18) as part of the sixth annual Kerry Visual Artists Showcase in Killarney.

The 23-year-old, who works with acrylic, graduated with a BA Honours Degree in Fine Art in 2018 from the Limerick School of Art and Design (LSAD) being awarded the Merit Purchase Prize Award for Excellence.

During her degree course, Kayleigh exhibited at the Soldiers and Sailors Home and the Hunt Museum in Limerick along with her final year exhibition at the college campus in Limerick City.

Lifesaving AED installed near Ballybunion beaches

A lifesaving defibrillator has been installed near the beaches in Ballybunion thanks to a community effort led by the Kerry Surf Lifesaving Club.

Kerry Surf Lifesaving Club, which is part of Kerry Water Safety, teaches lifesaving skills and fitness to kids aged 8 upwards on the beach in Ballybunion throughout the summer months.

Leo Hilliard, who is an instructor and examiner with Kerry Water Safety, said: “With the help of Kerry Water Safety, we set up Kerry Lifesaving Club.