Arts & Entertainment

CCAC involved in project exploring new methods of treatment for psychological issues related to migration

Posted on: 8th November, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

Arts in Health is a fast-emerging field that has developed in response to interest regarding the diverse ways in which the arts contribute to health, wellbeing, social inclusion and healthcare practice across a range of settings. The potential of art...

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Exciting line up for Guinness Kinsale Jazz Festival 2016

Posted on: 11th October, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

Plans are well underway for the 2016 Guinness Kinsale Jazz Festival, with a bumper programme for the Kinsale ‘fringe’ Festival from October 28-31. The Kinsale Jazz Festival runs concurrently with the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival and always attracts visitors from...

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Briery Gap premieres Ireland’s first musical murder mystery

Posted on: 11th October, 2016 in Arts & Entertainment

Briery Gap Theatre will host a theatrical milestone this October with Ireland’s first musical murder mystery, starring stage and film actor Patrick Bergin. ‘Murder at Shandy Hall – The Musical’ premieres on October 13 at Riverside Park Hotel. The there...

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How scary can you make your Leap scarecrow?

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

The Leap Scarecrow Festival returns on October 20, running until October 31. This year the organisers aim to spread the fun and laughter a bit further by inviting everyone in West Cork to get creative and enter their Scarecrow Competition...

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Island photographer Robbie Murphy brings Sherkin to Organico

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

An exhibition of work by photographer Robbie Murphy will run in the café at Organico until November 19. Robbie Murphy has lived on Sherkin Island, West Cork, since he moved there with his family shortly after he was born. As...

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‘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

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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