Arts & Entertainment

Reaching new heights at Clonakilty Park Adventure Centre

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Posted on: 4th July, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

My face must be a picture as I gaze up at the lines of ropes 40 feet above me. “Loads of people get scared but we’ll be there to encourage you along and you’ll be fine,” instructor Danny McCarthy assures...

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Clonakilty Organic Arts Festival offers a stage to West Cork talent

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Posted on: 10th June, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

Now in its second year, Clonakilty Organic Arts Festival returns triumphantly to Clonakilty to, as their mission statement professes, provide a stage for the wealth of local talent West Cork has to offer. “We were really taken aback last year...

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June is Arts Month in Clonakilty!

Posted on: 10th June, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

This month Clonakilty will become a buzzing creative hub during the Clonakilty Organic Arts Festival, which runs between June 16 and 19. The festival will kick off on the morning of June 16 with a Bloomsday breakfast in honour of...

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Summer Songbook Singing workshops in Courtmacsherry

Posted on: 10th June, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

Courtmacsherry is the location of the fourth Annual Summer Songbook weekend workshops, taking place from Friday, July 1 to Sunday, July 3. What started off four years ago as a new initiative for The Year of The Gathering has grown...

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Clonakilty looks forward to welcoming 28 bands for Championships

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Posted on: 10th June, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

On Saturday, July 2, 28 bands will compete in the annual South of Ireland Band Championships in Clonakilty. The organisers are looking forward to welcoming the participants and all who will visit the newly-refurbished town following the recent vital drainage...

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Sherkin islanders get creative for Islands festival

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Posted on: 10th June, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

A community exhibition on Sherkin Island is set to showcase the wonderful creative talent on the island. ‘Sherkin Creates’ opens in the Community Hall on Sherkin Island at 2:30pm on Saturday, June 18. Part of the West Cork Islands Festival,...

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One Horse Pony play Glebe Gardens

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Posted on: 10th June, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

One Horse Pony return to Glebe Gardens in June, having closed the Summer music season there last August. The show was one of the highlights of a fantastic year for the band and this year’s show is highly anticipated as...

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One for bike lovers

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Posted on: 10th June, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

Clonakilty’s annual Bicycle Festival kicks off cycle-season, taking place from June 9 to 12, with a series of events for bike-lovers young and old all across town. Celebrating its fifth year running, ClonBikeFest started with humble beginnings and has ignited...

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