Eyeries Family Festival 18th – 20th July 2014, take great pleasure (and are very excited) in announcing that West Corks’ very own, Danica Holland will be performing a few songs for the Friday crowd before the Festivals’ official opening by Mr Neil Delamere himself! “Danica is a sensational talent, she’s West Cork – we’re West Cork and we are delighted that she is able to perform for the crowd this
It seems like only yesterday that a few brave actors, writers and technicians gave of their time and talent to instigate the touring of top class professional theatre to small venues in West Cork. For the past five years The West Cork Fit-up Festival has toured professional theatre to the remotest parts of West Cork, playing in small village halls from Sherkin to Kilcrohane, regardless of the weather. The
IT’S all happening in Adrigole over the last weekend in July as the picturesque Beara village welcomes visitors from far and near for the 2014 Adrigole GAA Festival. One of the highpoints of the summer on the Beara Peninsula, this year’s festival is once again packed with family fun, top musical acts and much more.
Sullane Sessions, a new acoustic concert series hosted by the Briery Gap, Macroom presents an all age’s music industry workshop on Thursday July 17th at 2pm. This free event will give young musicians and music enthusiasts an opportunity to learn from industry professionals working in all aspects of the music industry including song writing, management, production, radio, music videos and more.
Schull Regatta sails again – regatta set for a brand new lease of life this year with a host of added attractions
THE annual Schull Regatta 2014 is all set for a brand new lease of life this year with a host of off-water enhancements and added attractions. The overall aim is to match the finest and most memorable regattas of recent times. A host of events is now organised, including the revival of traditional activities.
The second Joan McGrath Memorial Concert will take place on July 23rd in the Church of Ireland, Clonakilty at 7.30 pm. Organised by the Clonakilty group of Amnesty International, this follows last year’s very successful inaugural concert in memory of Joan McGraw, who founded the local group over 30 years ago. Clonakilty violinist and composer Justin Grounds has put together an eclectic programme of music from the Renaissance, Baroque and
The Glengarriff Arts Festival is on in the village over the weekend of August 22nd, 23rd and 24th . There will be an amazing exhibition of artists’ work on display and the village will be alive with activity throughout the weekend.
The Circle Group, Anne Crossey, John Simpson, Ian Humphreys and Monica Boyle will be held in Skibbereen as part of the opening trail for the Skibbereen Arts Festival. The exhibition opening and reception is at 7pm on Friday, July 25th with Peter Murray, Director at the Crawford Gallery, Cork at 44 Bridge Street, Skibbereen. The Exhibition runs from Friday 25th July until Monday 4th August.
JOIN Karen Joy Fowler, best-selling author of “The Jane Austen Book Club” as she reads from “We Are Completely Beside Ourselves”, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Prize for best American novel 2014, at the West Cork Literary Festival in Bantry this Friday night. Other highlights for the weekend include Rupert Isaacson who will talk about his new book, “The Long Ride Home” at 2.30pm on Friday, July 11th, There will
PREPARATIONS are in full swing for this year’s Carbery Show which takes place at the Show Grounds in Skibbereen on Thursday, July 17th. This year again Thomas and Carol Henry from Creagh, Baltimore are sponsoring the class for four and five-year-old horses likely to make eventers.