Arts & Entertainment

Clonakilty Voices to present ‘Musicals in May’

Clon voices

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment

Clonakilty Voices, formerly known as Allegria Singers, will present a candlelit concert entitled ‘Musicals in May’ on Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9 at The Venue, O ‘Donovan’s Hotel Clonakilty. The group is a talented mixed voice choir under...

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Big names headline Bandon Music Festival

Bandon Music

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment

The Bandon Music Festival is back this June bank holiday for its 18th year. Taking place in the West Cork town from Friday, May 30 to Sunday, June 1, 2014, the Bandon Music Festival has grown organically into one of...

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Thinking back and moving forward

Louise O' Neill

Posted on: 6th May, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment

One of the first things people ask you when you’ve written a novel is, ‘and where do you get your ideas from?’. It’s a fair question, although it was only when re-reading ‘Only Ever Yours’, that I could begin to...

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New public artwork for West Cork Arts Centre in Skibbereen

WC Arts Photo

Posted on: 7th April, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment

West Cork Arts Centre has commissioned artist Michael Ray to create an original public artwork for their new building for the arts. The purpose of the piece is to uniquely commemorate the donors to the new building fund. The piece...

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Rossmore Drama Results

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Posted on: 7th April, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment

Denis O’Sullivan from Kilmeen Drama Group receiving his Best Supporting Actor Award from Bernie Shinnick On St Patrick’s night the lights were dimmed on the very successful 53rd West Cork Drama Festival. On the final night, Conna Dramatic Society presented...

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Bantry singer songwriter plays Trinity Ball

Danny Battles

Posted on: 7th April, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment

Singer Songwriter Daniel Murphy from Bantry is to play this year’s Trinity Ball, which takes place this Friday night April 4. Daniel’s slot at the major event was announced this week, as part of the final line-up for the sold...

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The write stuff

Louise O' Neill

Posted on: 7th April, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment

Writers often talk about their childhood incarnations as the ‘nerdy kid’ who ‘read all the time’. It’s akin to when supermodels recall being teased for the crime of being too tall and too thin; we all pretend that it’s something...

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Stiff competition at West Cork Heat of Over 60s Talent Competition

Over 60s Talent Competition

Posted on: 7th April, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment

Lilian Stanley, Kilbrittan and Noreen Coomey, Timoleague at West Cork Heat of Over 60s Talent Competition. Con Whelton from Courtmacsherry has won the West Cork Heat of the popular Over 60s Talent Competition! Con beat off stiff competition to win...

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