5 Things to Do This Week

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5 Things to Do This Week

21 – 27 September – Our top 5 things to do this week

Get on your bike, get your jazz hands ready and look up…… There’s lots of great events happening this week. We’ve picked 5 of our favourites….


National Bike Week runs until Sunday 27th. It is an annual celebration and promotion of all that’s great about bikes and cycling. It’s been a year where more and more people are taking to their bikes for commuting and leisure activity purposes. Get active, get fit reduce greenhouse gas emissions, have fun – what’s not to love. There are lots bike themed events organised by local authorities, community groups and cycling groups throughout Ireland. Find an event near you on the Bike Week website.

Link: Bike Week

ASTRONOMY: International Observe the Moon Night

NASA’s International Observe the Moon Night occurs annually in September or October, when the Moon is around first quarter. This year it will fall on Saturday 26th September. Everyone on Earth is invited to learn about lunar science and exploration, take part in celestial observations, and honour cultural and personal connections to the Moon. You can register your own event. So gather the family, look up and be part of something truly global.

Link: NASA website

FESTIVAL: Limerick Jazz Festival

The Limerick Jazz Festival has been running since 2012 and the organisers have done stellar work to deliver an innovative programme for the 2020 edition. There will be daily online premieres of performances by leading musicians from across the island and abroad. And on Sunday the hottest ticket in town will be for an afternoon of live music featuring the Joe O’Callaghan Trio, Michael Buckley’s House of Horns and Mary Coughlan in Dolan’s Warehouse.

Link: Limerick Jazz Festival

SUPPER SHOW: Cathal Flaherty

Good food and good music make for good times in Killarney. The INEC Club Supper Show features Cathal Flaherty this Friday. The Kerry native has been dubbed “one of the most exciting new artists in Ireland” after receiving huge national and regional airplay of his debut single A Thousand Miles. This is the perfect date night for those in the Kingdom.

Link: INEC Supper Club

CLASSICAL MUSIC: An evening with the Degani Piano Trio

The Whale Theatre in Greystones is back open. And we thrilled to see the lovely programme of events they have planned for the autumn, First on our must-see list are the Degani Piano Trio. Alan Smale on violin, Annette Cleary on cello and Rachel Quinn on piano will be joined by their special guest Ruby Ashley on the oboe. This will be a socially distanced performance of sublime music to soothe your soul.

Link: Whale Theatre

Finally, all details on our list of things to do are correct at time of publication. Please check with the organiser before finalising your plans. In addition, we ask that you are mindful of the current HSE Covid -19 guidelines at all times.

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