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OCTOBER 2019




1st - 25th

AFRICAN IMPRESSIONS

With this exhibition, Clare Artist, Tomás O’Maoldomhnaigh hopes to inspire people so they might connect with nature. In 2018 Tomás visited Nambia, Botswana and Zambia and this exhibition is a celebration of the nature and landscape of these marvellous wild places.                    




Tues 1st

THE KEEPER - FILM CLUB

Directed by Marcus H. Rosenmüller, The Keeper tells the extraordinary love story between a young English woman and a German PoW, who together overcome prejudice, public hostility, and personal tragedy. In association with Access Cinema.




Fri 4th

SHASKEEN – TRADITIONAL NIGHT

The Shaskeen Céili Band have a great show in celebration of traditional music. From the Oxford Tavern in Kentish town to the Village Theatre, Carrabane, on a 47-year musical journey, the traditional Irish band Shaskeen is taking to the highways and byways on a nationwide concert tour. Featuring Tom Cussen on banjo and mandolin, Eamonn Cotter on tin whistle and flute, Pat Costello on vocals and bouzouki, Geraldine Cotter on keyboard and many more.




Fri 11th

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK

Fee Fi Fo Fum! It’s a giant of a show, we’d love you to come! This classic fairytale gets the Lyngo treatment with lots of surprises and beautiful images they tell the gripping story of Jack, a boy who sells his cow for 5 magic beans and finds himself in the land above the clouds! It’s a show for the over 3’s (and their giants) with something for everyone – enormous shoes, tiny houses, showers of silver and gold and a big, leafy explosion!




Fri 18th

TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES

A play based on Thomas Hardy’s acclaimed novel, traces the life of the young country girl Tess Durbeyfield, driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D’Urberville family. Hardy’s heroine is one of the most moving in all of literature, and her story is hauntingly brought to life in this new version by regular visitors to St John’s, Hotbuckle Theatre Co, England.    




Sat 19th

BOOK LAUNCH –  A MINUTE OF YOUR TIME by MARY COGAN

A Minute of Your Time is a collection of reflections and photographs by Mary Cogan and will be launched by Elaine Kinsella of Radio Kerry with music and song. Everyone Welcome.




Wed 23rd

TOM CREAN – ANTARCTIC EXPLORER

Back by popular demand, Aiden Dooley brings his award-winning show with riveting true stories of Tom Crean’s Antarctic exploration. Crean was of the few men to serve with both Scott and Shackleton and survive three famous expeditions.




Thur 24th

LEVEL BEST – AMERICAN COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS

This group of music veterans from Virginia, Rhode Island and North Carolina know how to please an audience with an engaging repertoire of bluegrass and country gems. With exciting solo work on fiddle, dobro, mandolin and banjo. Level Best has that soulful polish, earned with years of playing bluegrass and country music. 




Fri 25th

VARIETY CONCERT IN HONOUR OF MICHAEL DOWLING

An evening of music and dance, songs and stories paying tribute to one of Listowel’s best-known community activists. Michael spent a lifetime promoting the cultural and social life of the town through his involvement in Comhaltas, The Harvest Festival and Aras Mhuire Nursing Home.




Wed 30th

FINGHÍN COLLINS – GRAND PIANO RECITAL

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of being awarded first prize in the Clara Haskil International Piano Competition in Switzerland, Finghín Collins will perform piano sonatas by Mozart and Schubert as part of a major tour of Ireland.





 

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