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The Jig

New exhibition at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre

FOURTH Space exhibition is now in its final week at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre, running until 14th March. The next exhibition will open on 21st March with Daphne Wright and a group exhibition Disconnect. Sculpture and video installation work by Daphne Wright will feature in the James O’Driscoll Gallery. Daphne has created new works of sculpture for this exhibition showing with two video works, If you broke me and

Fancy dress parade returns to Bantry this St Patrick’s Day

BANTRY is delighted to welcome back a fancy dress parade this Saint Patrick’s Day, Tuesday March 17th kicking off at 12.30pm with a large numbers of floats followed by live music on the square with bouncing castles, face painters and much more fun and games for all ages. Come and join in the fun and games in Bantry town this saint Patrick’s Day from 12.30pm!

Award Winning Clann Feirme group to launch Coppeen Festival

THIS year’s St Patrick’s Day Festival at Coppeen will be launched by members of the Crowley family Moneynacrohy Enniskeane, who recently won the top award in the TG4 Clann Feirm Factor awards program. The four member family group fought off stiff competion from a number of other family groups around the country to win the top award and €20,000. The award winning group consist of John, Helena, James and Tim

Mícheál Ó’Súilleabháin Concert to raise funds for restoration of Glandore Church

A CROSS community initiative to save and restore Christ Church, Glandore is culminating in a final push to raise funds. “We have been has been very successful in fulfilling our aims so far, mainly thanks to the huge support we have been given by the general public and state agencies, but the windows and the interior have yet to be painted,” said Dean Chris Peters.

Le Crunch Apples 7G Jingle 2015 in association with Today FM

HAVE you ever listened to a radio jingle and thought to yourself, “I could do that!”. Well the chance has arrived with the new Le Crunch Apples 7G Jingle contest. The super healthy apple brand is asking people in Cork as well as people across Ireland to create a radio jingle and be in with a chance of winning part of a €7,000 prize fund. Le Crunch Apples has teamed

In Review- Naming Baby a play based on the topic of domestic violence

by Carina McNally Naming Baby – a play written by Jennifer Russell and directed by Julie Aldridge – was performed at the Sarah Walker Gallery, Castletownbere on three nights – the 6th 7th and 8th February 2015. The ensemble of actors – Marie-Noel Colman, Ann O’Carroll, Mary Maddison, and Margaret Hardiman – was supported by Ciannat Walker and Tade O’Sullivan. With excellent lighting and sound presented in this lovely Castletownbere

Danica Holland back with a new single

AFTER capturing the imagination of Irish viewers and grabbing headlines for her powerful pop vocals and edgy stage performances on 2014’s Voice of Ireland series, followed up with a number of eye opening rounds in the UK Xfactor as part of a Louis Walsh backed pop group, West Cork’s Danica Holland decided to go against the grain and do things on her terms.

A night with a twist at Casey’s of Baltimore

ON Saturday, March 7th Eileen and Marilyn are coming to Casey’s of Baltimore Hotel to do their show. It will start at 7pm and the show takes place while dining. A first in Baltimore. In this latest version of their comedy/cabaret show “Eileen and Marilyn” whisk you into their lives and story of their trip to New York to check in on Eileen’s Aunty Eily who’s had a “bit of

Journalist who uncovered News International phone hacking scandal to appear at West Cork Literary Festival

NICK Davies, the journalist who uncovered the News International phone-hacking scandal, will be appearing at the West Cork Literary Festival in Bantry in July. Seen by many as Britain’s greatest investigative journalist, Nick Davies will be tutoring the Investigative Reporting Techniques workshop which runs from 13 – 17 July in Coláiste Pobail Bheanntrai. Nick was centrally involved in the publication of secret US logs and cables obtained by Wikileaks. This