Arts & Entertainment

‘Comhaltas Tour of Ireland’ comes to West Cork in October

Posted on: 9th October, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

The Clonakilty branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann has announced that the annual Comhaltas Tour of Ireland will visit West Cork this October, with an impressive line-up due to perform in Rossmore Theatre on Wednesday, October 19 (8pm start). This annual...

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Framing the play of light on Inchydoney

Kate Fitzgerald

Posted on: 5th September, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

The Loft Gallery in Clonakilty is celebrating 15 years in business. To mark the occasion, proprietor and artist Kate Fitzgerald is exhibiting a solo show of her own work until the end of September. The collection of layered and textured...

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First full biography of Cork doctor Aidan MacCarthy launched

Posted on: 5th September, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

‘There then followed a blue flash accompanied by a very bright magnesium-type flare … Then came a frighteningly loud but rather flat explosion which was followed by a blast of hot air…All this was followed by eerie silence.’ That’s how...

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Comedy weekend at The Maritime Hotel in Bantry

Bantry comedy

Posted on: 5th September, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

Banish the winter blues and laugh yourself silly at The Maritime Hotel in Bantry this November as Tommy Tiernan and comedy trio Foil, Arms & Hog take to the stage across one hilarious weekend of comedy. Tommy Tiernan performs his...

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Sherkin photographer brings Chilean street art to Bantry

Valporaiso barry and lady

Posted on: 5th August, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

Sherkin photographer Nuala Mahon will be showing new work and giving a talk about her recent travels to Chile in a solo exhibition at Organico Cafe, Bantry, from August 1 to September 17. The talk will take place at the...

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Cork Craft Month 2016 – a­ celebration of Cork’s creative community

Posted on: 5th August, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

Prepare to be inspired and captivated by the work of Cork’s craft makers this August at open studios, craft trails, exhibitions and workshops. Cork Craft Month, now in its seventh year, promises all the diversity, innovation and creativity for which...

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Two Sherkin artists celebrate the sea with ‘Beneath & Beyond’

Sherkin artists

Posted on: 5th August, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

Two artists from Sherkin Island will hold a joint exhibition of paintings at the Community Hall on Sherkin Island from August 7 until August 20. ‘Beneath & Beyond’ is the second two-person show by artists, Jo Ashby and Majella O’Neill...

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‘The Hales Brothers and the Irish Revolution’ launched in Bandon

Pictured at the launch of ‘The Hales Brothers and the Irish Revolution’ by Liz Gillis at the Munster Arms Hotel, Bandon was Sean Óg Hales and Mark Hales O'Sullivan. Picture Denis Boyle

Posted on: 5th August, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

Liz Gillis  launched her latest book ‘The Hales Brothers and the Irish Revolution’ in the Munster Arms Hotel, Bandon, on Saturday, July 30. The venue was chosen because the Munster Arms Hotel (formerly known as the Lee Hotel) is where...

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