5 Things to Do This Week
9 – 15 November – Our top 5 things to do this week
Now that we can turn of CNN and focus on our side of the Atlantic again, we have some great ideas to entertain you this week. Here’s our pick of what’s happening, focusing on online events to keep every safe…
FESTIVAL: Cork International Film Festival
Ireland’s first and largest film festival, the Cork International Film Festival is back for it’s 65th edition. For the very first time all films will be screened digitally and available to audiences across Ireland to enjoy. Log on, put your feet up, and join in for great films, Q&As with the filmmakers, and much more besides….
FESTIVAL: Yarn Storytelling Festival
The Yarn Storytelling Festival continues until the end of the month with a delightful programme of online workshops, concerts and of course lots of stories. Liz Weir will share traditional tales of magic on Thursday. And be sure to catch John Spillane this Saturday night for music and chats.
Link: Mermaid Arts Centre
MUSIC: Majella Cullagh with John O’Brien
Cork’s own Majella Cullagh, one of Ireland’s greatest sopranos, returns to The Everyman. Accompanied on piano by John O’Brien, this will be a night of love, laughter and beautiful, heart-warming music and songs.
Link: The Everyman Cork
FESTIVAL: Diwali Festival of Lights
Ireland India Council are Dublin City Council are celebrating Diwali-Festival of Lights virtually. And we are all invited!
Diwali is one of the most popular festivals of India that symbolises the victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. The virtual event will include dance, music, fashion and visual arts, followed by messages by dignitaries.
Link: Eventbrite Link
THEATRE: A Whole New Story
Although we can’t get the Dun Laoghaire’s Pavilion Theatre in person at the moment, we can all enjoy their great online programme. Hosted by actor Owen Roe, this unique online event, taking place on Friday, will feature authors Liz Nugent, Donal Ryan, Paul Howard, Hilary Fannin and Michelle Forbes reading from their latest work with musical interludes from the wonderful Ellen Cranitch and Conor Linehan.
Link: Pavilion 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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