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Simon Callow brings acclaimed solo show “The Man Jesus” to the Everyman

SIMON Callow performs his internationally acclaimed solo show “The Man Jesus” at The Everyman, Cork on Sunday, November 2nd at 7.30pm. Written by Matthew Hurt and presented by Ros Povey, Zoë Simpson and Seabright Productions, this Lyric Theatre Belfast production is directed by Joseph Alford.   “The Man Jesus” looks back two thousand years to witness key moments in the life of ‘the man Jesus’, through the eyes of the

Lost Tribe of Wicklow Mountains new poertry collection from Dave Lordan

Lost Tribe of The Wicklow Mountains, the third collection by acclaimed young Irish poet Dave Lordan who grew up in Clonakilty is now available from Salmon Poetry, web retailers and from all good bookshops. In Lost Tribe of the Wicklow Mountains the anger that often characterized the poems of Lordan’s first two collections is transformed into profound explorations and expressions of loss, love and hope – music as a possible

America’s hottest Irish-Gypsy-American folk rock band wows the crowd at the Lake House in Tuosist

by Stephen Johnson NAMED for Ukranian nomads, “Scythian” (pronounced ‘SITH-ee-yin”) put on a show to remember at the Lake House in Tuosist recently. The band brought 90 of its American fans to Ireland this week on a tour that included performances in Dublin and Galway, but their show at the Lake House was the highlight of the tour.

Lace Making Workshops in Kenmare

Following on from last year’s successful Kenmare Lace Festival, the Kenmare Lace and Design Centre will host lace making workshops on Saturday, October 11th, and Sunday, October 12. Workshops will be offered in Kenmare Lace; Irish Crochet Lace; Limerick Lace, and Bobbin Lace. All are welcome, from beginners to more experienced lace makers. Booking is essential. To book, phone 064 664 2231 or 087 757 4411.

Finance guru Eddie Hobbs to host The Guarantee Q&A in Bantry

by Carol Gilbert EDDIE Hobbs, celebrity financial advisor, television presenter and author will host a Q&A after the screening of The Guarantee on October 30th next in Bantry. The new Irish feature film The Guarantee starring Love/Hate’s Peter Coonan, David Murray (Amber), Orla Fitzgerald (The Wind That Shakes The Barley), Morgan C. Jones (Vikings) and Gary Lydon (Calvary) will be hitting Irish cinemas on Thursday October 30th with a special

Lilting : A wholly rewarding viewing experience

by Stephen Johnson THE award-winning film Lilting will be screened at the Carnegie Arts Centre, Kenmare at 7:30pm on Friday evening, October 10th, as part of the 15th Kerry Film Festival. Tickets are €7. A moving and sharply-wrought screenplay supported by several elegant performances marks Cambodian-born director Hong Khaou as a director to keep note of with his directorial debut.

Kenmare Film Society launches autumn / winter programme schedule

by Stephen Johnson THE Kenmare Film Society has launched its autumn / winter schedule, with a programme of award-winning films from Sweden, Guatemala, Mexico, Spain, Australia, India, England and Italy. The next offering in the series is The Golden Dream, a joint Spanish-Mexican-Guatemalan road movie that follows the fortunes of four Guatemalan teenagers on a dangerous journey across the Mexican border into the United States.

Kilmeen Drama Group perform The Valiant at DeBarras

THE Kilmeen Drama group return to DeBarras in Clonakilty this October to perform the one act play The Valiant. The play is set in 1920s America and tells the story of a young man awaiting execution for murder. In his eyes it was justifiable, but not in the eyes of the law, so he must now pay the ultimate price. Yet the Warden really doesn’t know who he’s executing as