Arts & Entertainment

Sherkin Islanders showcase creativity with The Gathering exhibition

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

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

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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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

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

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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