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MAY 2019




Thu 2nd

ELECTRIC

A new play by Ali Hardiman, a fun lighthearted comedy with a punch. Toni and Scarlett head off on their respective weekends. From different walks of life, the pair meet up at the Electric Picnic. “Engaging and humorous, Electric is a comedy with a heart”.




Sat 4th – Tues 28th

“REBECCA”

A 20th anniversary exhibition to celebrate being a professional artist since 1999. Rebecca worked from her subconscious to create 33 new pieces, abstract works concerned with nature and spirituality. Exhibition launch Saturday 4th May at 8pm. All welcome.




Tues 7th

FINDING YOUR FEET

A film by Richard Loncraine. When “Lady” Sandra Abbott discovers that her husband of thirty five years is having an affair with her best friend, she seeks refuge with her older sister Bif who lives in an inner city tower block in north London. A Bealtaine film screening in association with Access Cinema.




Thu 9th

THE BEST OF TRADITIONAL WITH GATEHOUSE

Featuring John Wynne – flutes and whistles, John McEvoy – fiddle, viola and piano, Rachel Garvey – vocals and Jacinta McEvoy – guitar and concertina. Their new album, “Heather Down the Moor” has just been released.




Fri 10th

KERRY SCHOOL OF MUSIC SPRING CONCERT

Featuring the senior orchestra plus special guests.




Sat 11th

FRIENDS WITH NO BENEFITS

Join three comedians, Gillian, John and Pedro in this their Edinburgh Fringe Festival show. “Breakout act of the year 2019”.




Wed 15th

KRISTY COX BLUEGRASS BAND

The best of American and country bluegrass is presented by this six piece Nashville based Grammy nominated band.




Thu 16th

ERIC NOLAN

An evening of traditional Irish songs and folk music.




Fri 17th

SMALLONE A new play by John Murphy, starring Michelle O‘Flanagan and presented by Bottom Dog Theatre Co. Limerick. Mingey loves Peru, her cats and orange club milks. She has a heart full of love and she guards her privacy like a treasure.




Sat 18th

SIVE

The John B. Keane classic is presented by The Fourth Wall Theatre Co., Laois.




Mon 19th – Tues 20th

THE BOG OF CATS

A play by Marina Carr presented by St. John’s Youth Theatre and directed by Chris Fitzgerald.




Wed 22nd

DEIRDRE MOYNIHAN & RTÉ CONTEMPO QUARTET

Sounds secretly coming to life. Music by Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann, Brahms and Karl Weigl.




Thurs 23rd

THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS

A youth theatre adaptation presented by Theatrix Stage School and directed by Jo Jordon.




Fri 24th P.J. MURRIHY IN CONCERT




Thu 30th


1pm

THE CURSE OF THE BUTTON ACCORDION - Lunchtime Theatre

Written and performed by Sharon Mannion.


5pm

THE MAKING OF IRELAND – New Irish Voices

The migration crisis, integration and loneliness. With Sorcha Pollak and Bryan Fanning, chaired by Rhona Tarrant.


8:30pm   

INISFALLEN FARE THEE WELL- Sean O’Casey

Ronan Wilmot presents a fascinating story of a working class Protestant born in a tenement who went on to write three of  the greatest plays of the 20th century.




Fri 31st


10am

PROPER BOOK WRITING & ILLUSTRATING FOR CHILDREN 

With Sarah Webb, Daiden O’ Regan, Grainne Clear and Chris Judge.


1pm

RED NOISE – Lunchtime Theatre

With comedian Owen O’Neill.


3:30pm

SHORT AND SNAPPY - Writing

With Sinead Gleeson and Ian Maleney.

5pm       

ART EXHIBITION – DRAÍOCHT

Featuring Syra Larkin, Jane Hilliard, Helen Lowe, Sheila Richardson, Frank O’Sullivan, Henry Morgan and Jimmy Brohan.


8:30pm

LIFE SUCKS

A new working of Chekov’s UNCLE VANYA. Presented by Corofin Dramatic Society

 

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