5 Things to Do This Week
Top 5 things to Do in Ireland from 30 August-5 september
INEC Inside Out – Sharon Shannon, Mary Coughlan & Frances Black
3 September, Kerry
INEC are delighted to announce that Sharon Shannon, Mary Coughlan & Frances Black will perform as part of their Inside Out series of events. These take place in their new outdoor venue which is located in the main INEC Arena car park. The three performers are some of the most successful female artists Ireland has to offer and are no strangers to each other. They have performed and recorded together as an integral part of the successful Woman’s Heart albums and tours.
Iarla Ó Lionáird, Úna Monaghan and Kevin Murphy
3 September, Limerick
You won’t want to miss this much-anticipated new Music Network collaboration featuring vocalist Iarla Ó Lionáird, harpist and sound artist Úna Monaghan, and cellist Kevin Murphy. Performing live at Lime Tree Theatre this Friday, there are only a few tickets remaining. You can book now on the link below.
The Burial at Thebes by Seamus Heaney
4 September, Smock Alley, Dublin
A fast paced modern version of Seamus Heaney’s ‘The Burial at Thebes’ based on the ancient Greek classic ‘Antigone’ by Sophocles.
A young woman buries her dead brother despite a state proclamation that his body must be left to rot in the street.
A powerful and tragic tale of personal morality versus state decree.
Limited tickets left for Saturday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Ortús Chamber Music Festival
Cork, 3 – 5 September
The highly anticipated 2021 Ortús Chamber Music Festival returns this weekend, with a superb series of concerts over the 3 days. Each concert has a different programme, showcasing a dazzling array of Irish and international musicians – Artistic Director and cellist, Sinéad O’Halloran, will be joined by phenomenal Irish musicians, Martin Moriarty – viola, Hannah Miller – French horn, Ellen Jansson and Gary Beecher – piano, alongside international violinists Peter Rainer & Stephanie Appelhans (Germany), Francesca Gilbert (UK) – viola and Naomi Shaham (Israel) – double bass.
This year there is also the opportunity to purchase tickets to watch each concert online.
Taste of Dublin 2021
1 – 5 September, Dublin
Taste of Dublin is back! ‘Savour the moment’, the theme for this year’s event, is returning to the stunning Iveagh Gardens. Over five incredible days visitors can enjoy Ireland’s latest, greatest and hottest restaurants. You can mingle with home grown chefs and indulge in gourmet produce. Or simply relax and enjoy being outdoors in the city with friends!
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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