Ireland became a multicultural society in recent years, and it happened quite quickly. Our beautiful country is now home to people of many cultures and colours.
On top of that, we have gay marriage and what would seem like a liberal view on things: but are we truly accepting of everyone in day to day life? Not always. Listowel students have identified issues around intolerance in their school and in Kerry generally. It is fair to say that the same issues are of concern nationwide.
Supported by Kerry Public Participation Network, the young people will explore kindness and what it means to them in a series of art workshops in the coming weeks. To see how their research evolves, and the artform that they choose to apply, check out the blog at www.solaskc.com for updates.