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MARCH 2020


ART EXHIBITION – BIRD & TREE OGHAM       
Discover Mary Lavery Carrig’s exquisite Bird & Tree Ogham Haiga signature range, a blend of ancient Celtic ogham imagery with ancient Japanese poetic form. Mary loves to explore her craft and invites you to join her on the journey.  There is a nature lover in us all……


Wednesday 4th to Monday 9th 
DRAMA: DAUGHTER FROM OVER THE WATER       
Listowel Drama Group present a comedy by playwright MJ Molloy. This hilarious comedy tells the story of a farmer and his wife who discover that their emigrant daughter in England is about to marry a "black atheist" and be forever lost to them and to her religion. They concoct an ingenious plan based on a 'fake miracle' to lure her home, get her to marry a local farmer and save her precious soul and their farm, of course!".  Directed by Imelda Dowling Garvey, the play stars Madeleine O’Sullivan, Chris Fitzgerald, Owen McMahon, Kevin Barry, Stephanie Thornton, Tom Collins, Pa Sheahan, Tina Enright, Jim Halpin, Helen Lane McPhilips, James Sheahan and Frank McEnery.  


Tuesday 10th 
FILM CLUB – NOTORIOUS       
One of Alfred Hitchcock’s darkest thrillers, a traitor’s daughter (Ingrid Bergman) is engaged by an American agent (Cary Grant) to get close to one of her father’s Nazi associates. As a deadly plot begins to emerge, her safety is compromised as suspicions arise with potentially deadly consequences... Notorious is among Hitchcock’s most thrilling and tense films.


Wednesday 11th 
CLASSICAL – DAVID SYME PIANIST       
David Syme, American piano virtuoso has had a long and colourful musical career. He has played classical concerts through the United States as well as numerous international venues and has lived in West Cork since 2005.  He has recorded extensively including 20 CDs with orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic. David will present a programme of the great classics, featuring music of Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Debussy and Gershwin, plus some popular melodies drawn from his vast repertoire.


* Please Note. All of the shows listed below have been postponed and will be rescheduled in the future.  If anyone has purchased tickets for any of these performance, we will arrange refunds immediately.



Fri 13th | Mon 16th | Wed 18th | Thurs 19th.  @ 7PM 
* CHILDREN – OLIVER!       
Theatrix Stage School present the iconic musical favourite filled with unforgettable songs.  Based on the novel by Charles Dickens, Oliver tells the story of young orphan Oliver Twist who runs away from an orphanage and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor. 


Friday 20th 
* DRAMA – QUEEN OF TECHNICOLOUR – THE MAUREEN O’HARA STORY       
This one-woman show by Elaine O’Dwyer marks the centenary of legendary Irish actress Maureen O’ Hara who was born in 1920. Star of Hollywood’s Golden Age, O’ Hara played roles that often mirrored her true persona as a tough, feisty and courageous woman. Portraying over twenty characters in this tour de force performance, Elaine takes you on an intimate journey with Maureen, revealing the person she was behind the limelight. The vanity case used in the production is the original case which belonged to O’ Hara.


Tuesday 24th
* MUSIC – FAREWELL TO THE CROONERS       
This spectacular audio-visual show sees Dave Lawlor, one of Ireland’s greatest singers pay tribute to the songs of Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams, Matt Monro, Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, Elvis Presley, Engelbert Humperdinck, Perry Como and Dean Martin. Dave will take us on a journey with hits such as Born Free, New York, New York, Portrait of my Love, The Wonder of You, Sway, Please Release Me, Moon River, That’s Amore, My Way and many more.  Dave will enthrall in this visually stunning show and take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane, superbly enhanced by the rare images of the stars.



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