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January 2018




Tue 2nd to Wed 31st

STRACFHÉACHAINT SIAR

A photography exhibition looking back at events, artists and audiences in 2017.



Fri 5th

SEAN KEANE IN CONCERT



Tues 9th

THE DRUMMER AND THE KEEPER

First Fortnight in partnership with IFI National presents a film which tells the story of the unlikely friendship formed between two young men and shows the strength of the human bond in the face of adversity.  Written and directed by Mick Kelly, the cast features Dermot Murphy, Charlie Kelly, Peter Coonan, Aoibhínn McGinnty, Annie Ryan, Niamh Algar and Jacob McCarthy.



Wed 10th, Thurs 11th, Sat 13th

“WHAT TIME IS IT IN BANGKOK”

Written by John Fraher and presented by Zyber Theatre, Tralee, a madcap comedy set in an institution for actors that are not quite all there.  Murders galore, one armed stranglers and body snatchers.  Can Sherlock Holmes or Inspector Lestrade solve the mystery?



Fri 12th

ALL FOR ME GROG

The story of Ireland’s most famous folk band of all time – The Dubliners.  Presented by The Liberties; who in replicating the original Dubliners lineup of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, Ciaran Burke and John Sheahan with the exact same instrumentation and sound, bring to the stage a show of uncanny similarity to the original Dubliners.



Mon 15th

SCARS WITH STORIES

A St. John’s Youth Theatre production directed by Chris Fitzgerald.  The play is written by Chiara Quarta, a visiting Spanish student.



Thurs 18th

FANDANGO GUITAR DUO

Featuring Colin McLean and David Keating with a programme featuring the tango music of Astor Piazzolla to sultry French music and some interesting arrangements of Beetles songs.



Fri 19th

THE BEST OF TRADITIONAL – LAOISE KELLY & TIARNÁN Ó DUINNCHINN

A duo of Irish harp and uilleann pipes which will feature music from their latest album, Ar Lorg Na Laochra.



Sat 20th

PLAY ON

A comic drama by Rick Abbott, presented by the E.J. Morean Drama Group, Kenmare.  The play tells the hilarious story of a theatre group trying desperately to put on a play in spite of maddening interference from a haughty author who keeps revising the script.



Tues 23rd

BACK TO BURGUNDY

A film by Cedric Klapisch.  On learning of the imminent death of his father, Jean returns to his childhood home after an absence of ten years and reconnects with his sister and brother.  An engaging family drama about three siblings who inherit their family’s winery.  In association with Access Cinema.



Fri 26th

POE SHOW.

Bewleys Cafe Theatre presents a Gothic diversion devised and directed by Michael James Ford who also performs in the play together with Chris McHallen, Jane McGrath and Elliot Moriarty.  Everything from a pitch black comedy of revenge to a charming love story.    “ Mighty craic, delivered with spine chilling and hilarious gusto,tulsa pure and unadulterated joy”  - Sunday Independant. 

    
                                                   

Wed 31st

THE GREG BLAKE BLUEGRASS BAND

Six piece group from Colorado featuring banjo, guitar, mandolin, dobro, fiddle, base and vocals.  The Songs of Heart and Home Tour.