THE 20th West Cork Chamber Music Festival programme has been announced and booking for its Gold Friends is now open. The Festival which is a highlight of the European chamber music calendar, throws open its doors from 26th June to 4th July and welcomes a star-studded cast of international musicians.
MACROOM & District Gun Club is holding a Wild Game Night on Saturday 28th February at Mary Anne’s Bar, Masseytown from 9:30pm onwards. Wild game consisting of duck, pheasant, woodcock, rabbit, venison, pigeon and much more will be prepared and cooked on site by Brian Granville, Head Chef at Granville’s Bar and Grill, Macroom.
The Childhood Cancer Foundation of Ireland is delighted to announce that Michael Kennedy and his band will play live in Dunmanway’s Parkway Hotel on Saturday, February 28th at 9pm to help raise much needed funds for children battling cancer all over Ireland.
CLONAKILTY Rugby Football Club are delighted to announce that on Friday 13th March next Cheltenham Gold Cup racing day comes to Clonakilty! This unique event is being held on the beautiful grounds of Fernhill House Hotel, in the comfort of their luxurious function room, a hotel that has long traditions with the horsey world. Guests will begin the day with a drinks reception at 12 noon, followed by a full
SAINT Patrick may have driven the snakes out of Ireland but its top quality drama that will be driving people out of their sitting rooms to the annual full length drama festival which runs from Friday March 13th to Sunday March 22nd. This year’s festival contains a veritable assortment of Irish and International plays including intrigue, tragedy and comedy, set to captivate, provoke and absorb festival goers.
WAVES is a short film written by Clonakilty resident Claire Lamb, it tells the story of a group of friends who have gone away for the weekend. the story focuses on one of the friends Thomás, played by Michael Linnehan, who is suffering from mental health issues and is having a really hard time at the moment, as he struggles through the weekend we see his interactions with the friends
by Stephen Johnson THE Kenmare Lace Centre will host its second Lace Festival From 19th to 22nd March 2015, when it will again celebrate the wonderful heritage of lacemaking and design established by the Poor Clare nuns in post-famine Kenmare in the 1860s. The Festival had its origins in, The Gathering Ireland 2013, a series of events, festivals and gatherings of all kinds welcoming people to Ireland during 2013.
FOLLOWING the success of last year’s inaugural Clonakilty Games Festival the event returns this month also incorporating the the spin-off Cork Open BackgammonTournament. The streets and venues of Clonakilty will become a playground for all ages between February 20th and 22nd with participating venues in the town dedicating their premises to unfamiliar board games such as the Dutch game Sjoelen (Dutch Shuffleboard) and lesser-known games like Dominion and Netrunner along
“Are you looking for a change in style? Do you want to discover what suits your body shape and colour?” asks Mags O’Donoghue, fundraising coordinator for the Rosscarbery Ladies Football Club; “what better time to start thinking of this with confirmations and communions fast approaching,”. The event takes place at Rosscarbery’s Celtic Ross Hotel on Thursday February 26th at 8pm.
FRESH from his win of ‘Best Solo Instrumentalist’ at the Sunday World country Music Awards in the City West Hotel, Dublin last week, Briery Gap is delighted to welcome Patrick O’Sullivan back to Macroom on Friday 13th February for what is sure to be another fantastic show! Patrick is a singer, musician and songwriter originally from Dunmanway, Co.Cork who shot to fame after winning TG4’s talent show ‘Glor Tire’ in 2009 and