Arts & Entertainment

Glengarriff takes Wing

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

In the 19th century world famous author William Makepeace Thackeray wrote of the Glengarriff area “there is a country, the magnificence of which no pen can give an idea”. He added that he would like to bring a “train of...

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Ballydehob artists bring puppets to life

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

Ballydehob residents Fiona Walsh and Dr Dink are the creators behind the magnificent puppets, which were the stars of Ballydehob’s New Orleans-style jazz funeral on the May bank holiday weekend. After discovering their shared love of puppetry last year, the...

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Folk legend Andy Irvine to headline Ballydehob Festival

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

One of Ballydehob’s six festivals, the Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival, celebrates its sixth anniversary this year. Running from June 16-18, the festival’s reputation has been acquired by its past programmes of national and international quality acts in the picturesque...

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Sherkin Islanders showcase creativity with The Gathering exhibition

Picture shows from left to right: Sherkin Islanders, Charlie Green, Mona O’ Driscoll, Jo Ashby and Terry Farnell, some of the many residents who will be exhibiting in The Gathering arts & crafts exhibition which opens on Saturday 17th June at 2:30pm in the Community Hall on Sherkin Island.Picture credit: Robbie Murphy

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

Sherkin Island will hold its annual community arts and craft exhibition at the Sherkin Island Community Hall on June 17 and 18, as part of the West Cork Islands Festival. ‘The Gathering’ exhibition will be officially opened by Ann Davoren,...

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Rich miscellany of drama promised at Rossmore

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Posted on: 7th March, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

The 56th West Cork Drama Festival opens in the theatre Rossmore on Thursday March 9 and runs until Sunday March 19. March may come in like a lion and go out like a lamb but the drama festival will probably...

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Which West Cork star will shine at the 2017 Over 60s Talent Contest?

Posted on: 7th March, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

West Cork heats for the 41st Over 60s Talent Contest will take place shortly with local organisers hoping to once again discover this year’s winner. Dunmanway resident Bernadette Milner, a retired school principal, took home the top prize at last...

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Nurturing confidence and communication skills in the script for new Kilmeen Youth Theatre

Posted on: 7th March, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

Kilmeen Youth Theatre is a new and exciting branch of Kilmeen Drama Group, catering for young people aged 14-20 years. Fledgling amateur actors will rehearse and perform short plays, skits and sketches, as well as getting involved with designing sets,...

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Uillinn Dance Residency Programme

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Posted on: 7th March, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

Helga Deasy, dance artist and choreographer, has been awarded the 2017 Uillinn Dance Residency. Helga is the second Dancer in Residence to achieve this unique opportunity at Uillinn. During her year-long residency at the arts centre in Skibbereen, Helga proposes...

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