Bandon Engage Arts Festival 26 – 28th September 2014 The Art of Living” Discussion Series Saturday 27th September 5pm Urru Culinary Store
BERE Island is holding a series of walking weekends throughout 2014, the next one will be held on saturday 20th and sunday 21st september 2014. On a mellow September afternoon, there’s no better place to be than walking the hills of Bere Island. Explore the length and breadth of this historic island, which was once a former strategic military base during WW1, and lies at the southern most reaches of
Already establishing a truly distinctive and increasingly popular singing style in the world of traditional Irish music Annmarie O’Riordan hails from the wonderfully picturesque Rathcoole area some three miles east of Millstreet, Co. Cork in the renowned Barony of Duhallow.
Slip back to an era of fine dining, elegance and style at the West Cork Hotel on September 5th for a culinary tribute to the RMS Titanic, dinner and dance. Enjoy a delicious five course meal, served in the grand style of the White Star Line’s iconic ship. Boarding at 6.30pm, Sail at 7pm Sharp. Edwardian dress optional.
Ian Wild winner of the Fish Short Story Prize (2009) and Aeon short fiction award (2012) is bringing his play “Mrs Shakespeare” to Briery Gap, Macroom on Friday 5th September! “Mrs Shakespeare” is a one woman, hour long comedy starring the multiple award winning actress Irene Kelleher. The story tells the tale of William Shakespeare, reincarnated as a woman, who finds herself (or himself) in a mental asylum and comes
FROM art to poetry, early music to a specially commissioned soundscape on the 17th floor of Cork County Hall, there is a wide and wonderful programme for Cork County’s Culture Night celebrations on Friday, September 19th. Culture Night covers all the bases across Ireland’s largest county. For one special night everyone can enjoy the unique experience of a night of FREE entertainment, discovery and adventure. For full details visit
The 2014 Macroom Food Festival will take place over three days from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th September 2014.
AN exhibition of paintings and photographs by West Cork artist Becky Keyser opens at the newly re-furbished Organico Cafe, Bantry on September 8th and runs to November 1st. Becky successfully gained her BA in Visual Art through the innovative community-based degree programme on Sherkin Island in 2010.
DESPITE the name, it’s not just relevant to the city! Organised by Barbara and Jack O’Connell of Schull Books in Ballydehob, the Cork City Book Fair is now in its fifth year. This year’s fair will take place at the Gresham Metropole Hotel on MacCurtain Street in the city, on Saturday 30th August, from 11am to 4pm, with thousands of out of print, interesting and collectable books on all subjects,
AS a special treat, the Briery Gap in Macroom will be screening “The Lego Movie” for its younger patrons totally FREE! The original 3D computer animated story follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO mini-figure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world.