Arts & Entertainment

Programme for the 21st West Cork Chamber Music Festival announced

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

The West Cork Chamber Music Festival celebrates its 21st Anniversary from July 1 to 9 with a vibrant programme of concerts in St Brendan’s Church and Bantry House in the beautiful surroundings of Bantry. The programme comprises of 85 world-class...

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The Riptide Movement and Delorentos headline Bandon Music Festival 20th year celebrations

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

The Bandon Music Festival returns for its 20th year this June bank holiday weekend, June 3-5, with new and familiar faces added to the line-up of musical talent. The festival’s headline acts are two of Ireland’s top rock bands –...

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Meet the stars of Sing Street at Schull Film Fest

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

‘Sing Street’, written and directed by John Carney will screen at the Fastnet Film Festival in Schull, on Saturday, May 28, followed by interviews with John, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo and Mark McKenna. Combining warmth and humour with a punk rock edge,...

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The small festival with the big reputation

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

One of Ireland’s best small music festivals, The Baltimore Fiddle Fair, takes place from May 5-8. From humble beginnings in 1992 this remarkable festival has grown a little in size and a lot in stature, and truly does get better...

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Beara’s very own local soap opera

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

Lights, camera, action! This is a phrase used a lot at CoAction Beara since the group began writing, filming and producing its very own soap opera ‘The North Roaders’ back in November 2014. Teenage angst, peer pressure and car crashes...

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Ballydehob Jazz Festival celebrating 10 years in style

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

Ballydehob Jazz Festival is 10 years old and celebrating in style! Since its inception, the festival’s programme has grown in standard and stature and every May Bank Holiday Weekend, the West Cork Village has hosted a string of extraordinary musicians...

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Ten top class drama groups from across the country take to the stage for the 55th West Cork Drama Festival

The cast of the Skibbereen Drama Group who are presenting 'the Quiet Moment'

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

While Clonakilty is gearing itself up for the West Cork Rally, Rossmore has its bonnet shining, engine oiled and is getting revved up for the annual West Cork Three Act Drama Festival. The Drama Festival opens on Friday March 11...

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The BIG SING! comes to Clonakilty Wellness Week

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

Following the success of the event in Bantry Square on World Mental Health Day October last, the next BIG SING! event is scheduled to take place at Emmett Square on Saturday May 7 as part of the Clonakilty Wellness Week....

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