Arts & Entertainment

Director delighted to screen new feature film in her native West Cork before worldwide distribution

She Sings to the Stars

Posted on: 9th October, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

‘She Sings to the Stars’, a new independent dramatic feature film written and directed by long-time Ballydehob resident Jennifer Corcoran, will have its West Cork premiere Friday, October 27 at the Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre in Skibbereen. As the...

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Programme announced for Guinness Kinsale Jazz Festival 2017

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Pictured at the launch of the programme for the Guinness Kinsale Jazz Festival 2017 is Una McCarthy, Diageo with Graham Dalton and Anthony O’Sullivan from Sams Bar; Michael Frawley, The White House; Dave Dynan, Kitty O'Sheas; Anything O'Mullane, The Trident Hotel; Conor Ryan, the Folkhouse and Jason Hogan, The Silent Banjo.
Picture. John Allen

Posted on: 9th October, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

Kinsale Vintners, together with Una McCarthy, Diageo Ireland, announced details of the bumper 2017 Kinsale Guinness Jazz Festival programme that takes place in Kinsale from October 26-30. The Kinsale ‘Fringe’ Jazz Festival runs concurrently with the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival...

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Clonakilty Industrial Hall to host charity dance

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Posted on: 9th October, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

The Industrial Hall Clonakilty, known as the ‘dancing mecca of West Cork – where love stories begin’ will throw open its doors for a charity dance on Saturday, October 14. The event is in aid of Community Air Ambulance, Ray...

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Extinct creatures on the loose in Samhain street parade in Clonakilty

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Posted on: 5th October, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

In association with the Clonakilty Arts Centre, a newly formed art collective, Geata Arts, is planning to resurrect the ancient legends and myths of Samhain, bringing them out onto the streets of Clonakilty in an extravagant street parade leading to...

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A glimpse of Africa in Bantry’s Ma Murphy

mama africa team

Posted on: 31st August, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

Bantry was treated to a glimpse of African culture on August 12 when Ma Murphy’s Pub hosted Mama Africa!, a charity event organised by Dr Fiona Moejes, along with her friends and family. Despite what turned out to be a...

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Jam-packed festival programme will see Courtmacsherry hopping for days on end

Courtmac night mike

Posted on: 4th July, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

The eleven-day Courtmacsherry Harbour Festival swings into action on Friday, July 28 and runs until Monday, August 7. One of the most popular festivals in West Cork this is a family friendly festival, with events for everyone to take part...

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Castletownbere Festival of the Sea 2017

Posted on: 4th July, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

In Castletownbere, the Festival of the Sea held over the August Bank Holiday weekend and the week that follows is the most eagerly anticipated event of the summer, with thousands of visitors, families and friends flocking to this small fishing...

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A real Irish character

Ma murphys family

Posted on: 4th July, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

This year Ma Murphy’s in Bantry was recognised at the Munster final of the Irish Restaurant Awards 2017. The family-run pub claimed the coveted ‘Munster Pub of the Year’ award and it’s not difficult to see why. A family-run pub...

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