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JANUARY 2020

                  
Wed 29th
VANBRUGH QUARTET - THE TROUT TOUR 2020
The Vanbrugh Quartet have been based in Cork since 1985.  Regarded as Ireland's most distinguished string quartet, they performed extensively in Ireland and internationally. Featuring Keith Pascoe on violin, Simon Aspell on viola, Michael McHale on piano, Malachy Robinson on double bass and  Christopher Marwood on cello. They will perform Brahms Piano quintet in C minor and Schubert's "Trout" quintet.



FEBRUARY 2020


Sat 1st at 3pm
ART EXHIBITION – MARY LAVERY CARRIG      
On the first day of Spring, St Brigid's Day, please join us for the formal opening of Mary Lavery Carrig's Bird & Tree Ogham Haiga Exhibition, supporting and promoting the inventive in the visual arts.  The exhibition will be officially opened by Dr Declan M Downey and will run from Saurday 1st February to Sat 29th February 2020.
 


Mon 2nd    
FILM CLUB – THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON
Written and directed by Tyler Nilson & Michael Schwartz, this film tells the story of Zak who has Downs Syndrome and has run away from his residential home to pursue a dream of becoming a pro wrestler. He befriends Tyler, an outlaw who becomes his coach and ally. This modern-day Huckleberry Finn type drama is a pure, feel-good adventure. In association with Access Cinema
 


Wed 12th   
CLASSICAL - OPERA WORKSHOP – THE TROUBLE WITH VIRTUE
Opera Workshop are troubled by Virtue. Or rather, by how to hold on to their virtue! This production features the songs, scenes and arias of Mozart, Bizet and Saint-Saens among others and with contemporary works by Limerick composer Fiona Linnane.  The cast include; Ruth Kelly, Kevin Neville, Sarah-Ellen Murphy, Eve Stafford and Catriona Walsh. It is directed by Shirley Keane and the pianist is Irina Dernova
 


Thurs 20th
DRAMA - TAKE OFF YOUR CORNFLAKES
Written by and starring Rose Henderson and Pat Nolan, this play is inspired by Rose’s Dad, Jack, who had Alzheimers and couldn’t remember he had cancer. Tom and Trish have celebrated their Silver Wedding Anniversary but what happens when he wakes up with a strange woman beside him and she tells him she’s his wife? Trish has to make a choice, which she does, armed only with humour, music and love.


Fri 21st at 7pm     
CHILDREN THEATRE - THE LADY WHO SWALLOWED A FLY
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly. I don’t know why she swallowed a fly... but The People’s Theatre Company do!
They use an amazing blend of live action, puppetry and animation to bring the nursery rhyme to life. This magical show has been written especially for grownups to enjoy with their children, It’s the perfect treat for anyone aged 2 to 102! The perfect treat for all the family during the mid-term break!
 


Sat 22nd   
DRAMA - EDWARD HAYDEN PRESENTS AN EVENING OF JOHN B KEANE
This one man show from Edward Hayden will celebrate the best of John B. Keane, he will introduce the audience to matchmaker Dicky Mick Dicky O'Connor and lifelong spinster Miss Fionnula, as well as snippets from Big Maggie, The Field, Sive, Many Young Men of Twenty, The Chastitute and many more.  This sell-out show is not to be missed!
 


Mon 24th & Tue 25th
YOUTH THEATRE - CHATROOM & WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?       
St John’s Youth Theatre will perform two short plays - Chatroom and Where Do We Go From Here? Written by the group these pieces are full of passion, sadness, joy and love and reflect the very real changes in Irish society and life in their world today.


Thur 27th  
TRAD - JAMES KILBANE’S IRISH NIGHT
James Kilbane’s Irish Night is a night of Irish ballads, folk, and wonderful traditional music.  The night celebrates many great ballads like ‘The Fields of Athenry’, ‘Grace’ ‘Go Lassie Go’ and so many more.  James will be joined by award-winning musicians delivering a lively night of honest, good Irish music that will make it a show not to be missed!
 


Fri 28th at 7:30pm   
CONCERT - KERRY SCHOOL OF MUSIC 
Some of North Kerry’s finest young musicians are joined by The Kerry School of Music Orchestra in the School’s annual Listowel concert. 


bookings:

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