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October 2017




Wed 4th

MALA & FYRMOON

Folk, Country and Bluegrass from the Swiss Mountains featuring Mala (vocals, fiddle, mandolin and guitar) Stephan (vocals, guitar, dobra, mandolin and bass) and Vincent (vocals, bass, guitar and percussion).



Thu 5th

THE CASEY SISTERS

High-End Irish traditional music featuring Nollaig and Maire – fiddles and Mairead – harp and vocals.  There latest album, Sibling Revelry has been widely acclaimed.



Fri 6th

PULLED

An uncompromising comedy drama by Niamh Moroney about two man-eating young ones, the social media generation and the going out routine after a long week of work.  What madness can a regular Friday night bring.  Presented by Central Arts, Waterford and Devious Theatre, Kilkenny.



Sat 7th

SPLINTERS

Mary Kennelly and Brenda Fitzmaurice team up to launch Splinters, their book of Mary’s Poetry and the exhibition of Brenda’s artwork.  This project, which deals with religious imagery, wonders who this Jesus was, Son of God or Christo-Roman invention.  Book published by Evensong, launch @ 8pm Sat 7th.  All welcome.



Tues 10th

FRANTZ

A romantic drama set in post World War 1 Germany.  Directed by Francois Ozon,  The film centres on a grieving woman, Anna who finds a young Frenchman, Adrien, laying flowers at the grave of her fiancé.  In association with Access Cinema.



Wed 11th

SONGS RICH AND STRANGE

Musical settings from Shakespeare and Federico Garcia Lorca as well as movie songs from Mulholland Drive,  Blood and Sand and The Godfather.  With Deirdre Moynihan, soprano and classical guitarist, Alec O Leary.



Thu 12th

EILIS KENNEDY- FIRE AND GRACE

An evening of stunning songs from the English and Irish song traditions and unique arrangements of traditional and classical music.  Eilis will be joined by Grammy – winning guitarist, William Coulter and Canadian violinist Edwin Huizinga.



Wed 18th

WUTHERING HEIGHTS

Emily Bronte s novel is adapted for the stage by Adrien Praeter and presented by Hotbuckle Theatre, UK.  A wild and passionate story of intense love presented with live music, multiple characterization, humour and inventiveness.



Fri 20th

THE BEST OF TRADITIONAL

With Manus McGuire, fiddle and Emily Flack, singer pianist and Ottawa Valley dancer.



Wed 25th

PADRAIG POTT’S GUIDE TO WALKING

A play written and performed by Seamus O Rourke.  Set in seventies and eighties rural Ireland when rural folk lived in the auld house prior to bungalow bliss,  The black and white bush t.v.  brought changes as well as Charles Mitchell, Steve McGarett and Ironside. A story of nostalgia and innocence as well as happiness.



Fri 27th

DONAL CLANCY’S SOLO IRISH TOUR

Acclaimed folk singer and guitarist whose father Liam and uncles, The Clancy Brothers, brought Irish Folk music and song to a worldwide audience.