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SEPTEMBER 2018





1st - 30th

ESSENCE OF EQUINE - PAULINE SHARPE

An English born artist, working in Limerick, Pauline’s process involves bringing to life with juicy colours of oils on canvas. a detailed representation of the mobility and intelligence of her chosen subjects- Horses. Opening 1st Sept @ 8pm. All welcome.




Tues 4th

SWEET COUNTRY- FILM CLUB

Directed by Australian filmmaker Warwick Thornton, the film is set in 1920’s Australia.  After been accused of murdering the new white owner of a local farm, an Aboriginal stockman and his wife go on the run, with a search party led by the local sargeant in hot pursuit. In association with Access Cinema.




Wed 5th

THE BROTHERS PARKER

The best of American Country and Bluegrass with this five piece band from Montana featuring fiddles, banjo, mandolin, base and guitar.




Thu 6th

DILLON’S FILMS

A series of films covering local events recorded by Dillon Boyer over a period of Thirty Years.




Fri 7th

JOXER DALY ESQ

Sean O Casey’s playful scrounger from the classic, Juno and The Paycock takes centre stage in this intriguing new play from the pen of Eddie Naughton.  Brilliantly performed by Phelim Drew,  Joxer’s love of language, humour, literature and song together with a drinkers purple recollection, makes this a performance like no other.  Entertaining and funny, Joxer Daly Esq is a thought provoking gander at one of Irish literature’s most loveable chancers.




Tues 18th

RATH

A film produced by Mieke Vanmechelen which tells the story of Brendan O Sullivan, born and bred and still living in the townland of Rath in the mountains near Kenmare, Co. Kerry.  Chronicling the journey of Brendan through nearby fields and places where he spent time as a child.  The film focuses on historical facts and tells his personal story.  The film highlights our interconnectedness with place and the value of our ancestry.




Wed 19th

THE BEST OF IRISH

A Music Network tour featuring Maírtín O Connor - accordian, Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill- vocals and Séamie O Dowd- guitar, fiddle, vocals.





Fri 21st

CULTURE NIGHT

An evening of film, songs, stories and music featuring the best of local talent both young and old with Sonny Egan, Frances Kennedy, John Lynch’s archival films, St John’s Youth Theatre.  Also Shame Love in Shame.  The RTE Radio documentary on One produced by Conor Keane on the life of Peggy McCarthy, will be aired followed by a discussion. All welcome. Admission free.




Tues 25th

MIDNIGHT RUN

The best of American Country and Bluegrass from Tennessee featuring four musicians on guitar, fiddle, banjo, base  and  mandolin




Wed 26th

CLASSICAL FAVOURITES

With Austrian flautist Karin Leitner and Irish harpist Teresa O Donnell.  Kindly sponsored by The Austrian Embassy, Dublin.




Fri 28th

“THE MURPHYS”  LIVE IN CONCERT.

Award- winning Irish music family,  The Murphys are considered Irelands most successful country, songwriting family.  Streets Of Promise, My Connerana Marble Ring and The Empty Room all reached No 1. in the official U.K Radio Airplay Charts for Irish Country.  Featuring Award- winning family harmonies, join The Murphys and their band for an evening of Country, Irish and Folk music in their own inimitable style.



 

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