Arts & Entertainment

The timeless art of violin making finds a home in the West Cork countryside

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

West Cork has long drawn the creative talents of writers, musicians and craftspeople to its shores from all over the world. This diversity is what makes the area such a culturally rich and vibrant place to live – a place...

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Catch a glimpse behind the stage curtain on The Everyman Tour

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

Every Wednesday and Saturday at 1pm, The Everyman invites you to step behind the curtain on the immersive back-stage tour if the theatre. Today’s tour guide is local actor and performer Damien Punch. His sidekick Jimmy Bray will undergo transformations...

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The Everyman Theatre – dreaming of us since 1962

Posted on: 6th August, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

“I love living, I have some problems with my life, but living is the best thing they’ve come up with so far.” Neil Simon The Odd Couple by Neil Simon runs at the Everyman Theatre on MacCurtain Street until August...

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Blind Boys and Blind Boy just some of the performers at 10th Anniversary Skibbereen Arts Festival

Posted on: 5th July, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

Art is everywhere in West Cork. In the scenery, in the people and in the atmosphere. The 10th anniversary Skibbereen Arts Festival pays homage to this vital fabric of their community with an amazing programme of music, theatre, sound, film,...

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Sherkin and Allihies at Blue House Gallery

Posted on: 5th July, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

For the month of July art and geography combine in two distinctly different exhibitions at Blue House Gallery, Schull. Firstly, artists from the now long established D.I.T Degree Course on Sherkin Island will be shown in an exhibition that charts...

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Clonakilty Guitar Fest performers will be more diverse than ever before

Posted on: 5th July, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

The fifteenth edition of the Clonakilty International Guitar Festival (CIGF) will maintain the expanded length established last year and see the most diverse line-up yet at this vital part of the west Cork festival calendar. As with last year, the...

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Uillinn engages with all this summer

Posted on: 5th July, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

by Gavin Buckley and Louise Forsyth  Summer is finally here, and we have so much going on at Uillinn for you to enjoy! See below for details on a very small selection of our events but do check in with...

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Intense month of exhibitions at Blue House Gallery

Posted on: 6th June, 2019 in Arts & Entertainment

Blue House Gallery opens its doors during June to an intense month of exhibitions comprising photography, painting, printmaking, ceramics and collage. With Artists Spaces, photographers Geoff Greenham and Melanie Black have toured the studios of resident artists, taking inspiration from...

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