Arts & Entertainment

Landmarks and Lifeforms at Uillinn

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

Landmarks and Lifeforms is an exhibition of new painting, sculpture, print and film by two West Cork-based artists, Frieda Meaney and Danny Osborne. It opens to the public at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen on Friday, March 10 at...

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Irish Tour for Marlene Enright includes two West Cork dates

Marlene

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

After a busy end to 2016, including an appearance at The Other Voices Festival, Marlene Enright is set to release her forthcoming debut solo album, ‘Placemats and Second Cuts’, on March 24. The Cork based singer-songwriter, whose sound is that...

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Last of the Red Hot Lovers in West Cork venues

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Posted on: 6th February, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

Schull Drama Group will be staging Last of the Red Hot Lovers in Schull Parish Hall on February 17, 18 and 19, in Skibbereen Town Hall on February 24, and again in Schull on March 18 and 19. Curtain is...

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New wildlife book from West Cork author

Posted on: 6th February, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

A new book featuring a collection of wildlife and nature writing by West Cork based author Calvin Jones celebrates the incredible diversity of life on and around the island of Ireland. Volume one of ‘The Irish Wildlife Collection’ features wildlife...

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Festival and events advice pop-up clinics for West Cork

Posted on: 6th February, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

This month sees the inaugural AOIFE Festival and Events Advice Clinic roll into Cork to engage with the 120 plus Festivals and event organisers in the County. Aoife’s Executive Director and Communications Assistant will be traversing the Country this season...

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New education opportunities in West Cork

Brontes

Posted on: 17th January, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

Skibbereen’s unique adult education provider, West Cork College, has unveiled five new courses and a Writers’ Weekend for February 2017. Dr. Emma Bidwell reported that a most exciting course is the West Cork Spring Watch based on the popular BBC...

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The Sacking of Baltimore brought to life for radio listeners

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Posted on: 17th January, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

‘The Sacking of Baltimore’, is a new 60-minute maritime adventure that will be broadcast on Thursday January 26 at 3pm on 93.1Life FM (repeated Saturday January 28 at 5pm). Made in conjunction with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, this programme...

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Witches and wizards at the Clonakilty Games Festival

Witches and wizards out in force for the Clonakilty Games Festival, which runs from February 10-12
Pic: Melanie Black

Posted on: 17th January, 2017 in Arts & Entertainment

The streets and venues of Clonakilty once again become a playground for all ages from February 10-12, 2017 at the fourth Clonakilty Games Festival. The festival begins at 7pm on Friday, February 10 in O’Donovan’s Hotel with the return of...

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