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NOVEMBER 2017




Thu 2nd                TANNA

Directed by Bentley Dean and Martin Butler, the title refers to a small Pacific Island where the people have rejected what we call modernity for the traditional ways of their heritage.  Award winning film presented in association with Access Cinema.




Fri 3rd                NO SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE

A comic drama by Paddy Murray, full of sharp Dublin wit, the story of Larry, the cash, the camper van and the deceased husband.  Featuring Mary Murray (Love/Hate).




Wed 8th    RED HURLEY IN CONCERT




Thu 9th    MARTIN HAYES AND DENNIS CAHILL.




Fri 10th     THE CONFIRMATION SUIT

Brendan Behan’s short story is adapted for the stage by Peter Sheridan and features Gary Cooke (I Keano, Aprés Match) as Behan.  A coming of age story full of wit and insight as the young Brendan anticipates the big day and what he might be got up in.




Sat 11th    THE EDIBLE LANDSCAPE

An art exhibition in association with Listowel Food Fair.  Featured artists include: Pauline Bewick, Mary Neville, Jenny McCarthy, Ruth Carbery, Michael Flaherty, Olive Stack and Lisa Fingleton. 

Launch at 7pm by West Kerry based artist Carol Cronin.  All welcome.




Sun 12th to Thu 16thLOVE OR LAND

A comic drama based on the fate of a bachelor farmer who inherits both money and land and so becomes a good prospect for marriage.  The question is who should he choose?  The cast of well known local actors features:  Conor Foley, Batt O’Keeffe, Frances Kennedy, Barry Francis, Bernie Daly, Tommy Denihan, Patrice Hayes, Sonny Egan and Rory Kirby.




Fri 17thHEROES

A powerful opera/dance performance thrillingly delivered by John Scott, choreographer, dancer and operatic tenor.  Featuring live music by Beethoven, Wagner and Puccini.




Sat 18th        RUN

A film presentation written, directed and produced by Fís na hOige Productions.




Fri 24th to Sat 25thCASSIDY’S CHAIR/MARRYING MARY

Two comic dramas presented by Tarbert Theatre Players.




Mon 27thTYPECAST/REPLACED

A Youth Theatre presentation directed by Chris Fitzgerald featuring the premiere of Replaced written by Siobhan Keane.




Tues 28thMOLSKY’S MOUNTAIN DRIFTERS

American Country & Bluegrass from New York/Boston.  Grammy nominated Bruce Molsky plays fiddle, banjo and guitar, Allison De Groot, banjo and StashWyslouch, guitar.




Wed 29thFINGHIN COLLINS & KATHERINE HUNKA

The grand piano/violin duo will perform works by Beethoven, Wilson, Janáĉek and Brahms.




Thu 30th        THE BEST OF TRADITIONAL

With Steve Cooney – guitar, Dermot Byrne – accordion and Trevor Hutchinson – base.