Arts Events Listings
The Vanbrugh and their guests present two much-loved works from the extended chamber music repertoire. Beethoven’s String Quintet Op.104  and Dvořák’s String Quintet Op.77 
See Diarmuidín Songbook: Cork Folk Festival 2023 at Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, on Sun 1 Oct. An eclectic group of musicians pay tribute to sean nós singer Diarmuid Ó Súilleabháin by performing his most famous songs.Tickets www.triskelartscentre.ie
The Autumn Fête will bring together activities for young and old to enjoy. Activities from lawn croquet to face painting are all shared in our unique heritage site.
Tickets are on sale soon via https://strokestownpark.ie/event/autumn-fete
Handel’s delightful pastoral opera Acis and Galatea has been popular for 300 years. With a witty text in English, it has nymphs and shepherds, love and jealousy, and wonderful music and song.
Tours by the Vanbrugh & Friends, the Esposito Quartet and the Marmen Quartet to Bantry, Listowel, Navan, Thurles, Cork, Dublin, Castlebar, Kilkenny, Castlepollard. See www.nsqf.ie for details
Tours by the Gealan Quartet, Vanbrugh & Friends and Navarra Quartet to Galway, Ballina, Cork, Tinahely, Dublin, Banteer, Charleville, Ennis, Leap, Carrick-on-Shannon, Kilkenny, Birr, Castleconnell. Details at www.nsqf.ie
The Triskel Autumn String Series concludes with the Ficino Quartet on Saturday 9 December. Ailbhe McDonagh brings her skill as cellist to Osvaldo Golijov’s Tenebrae, Brahm’s A Minor OP.51 No.2 and a composition of her own. Tickets €16/€13
A new one man show written and performed by Mikel Murfi.
Having married Kitsy Rainey late in life, cobbler Pat Farnon finally decides to lift the lid on a life previously lived by his wife. And all the while Pat faces down his own reckoning.
1/2 day workshop bringing together two great loves, dance & cinema. Learn the ropes from some of Honey & Lemon’s favourite movie icons with a film screening & creative dance workshop. Refreshments incl. Sign-up: email@example.com / 01 4627477
Trudi Lalor presents an extra special Christmas night, with a host of stars including The Three Musketeers – Mick Foster, TR Dallas and Billy Morrissey – along with Johnny Carroll, Moyra Frasier and the Barry Doyle Band with Stevie Hamilton.
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD. The Elton John Show is the UK’s newest and most exciting Elton John tribute show to hit the stage.
When The Fureys make their eagerly awaited return to the stage of The Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo on Saturday 30th December 2023 they will treat their audience to one of popular music’s richest legacies.
See John Spillane & Conal Creedon at Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, on Sat 30 Sept. Two of Cork’s finest writers come together for a magical combination of songs and stories as part of the Cork Folk Festival 2023. Tickets www.triskelartscentre.ie
See Martin Carthy, Matt Cranitch & Jackie Daly at Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, on Sat 30 Sept. Two experts in Sliabh Luachra and one of the most influential British folk musicians perform in the Cork Folk Festival 2023. Tickets www.triskelartscentre.ie
In this show Gearóid takes a look at the litany of things in our lives that just don’t measure up. Everything from his generic-looking cat to Shania Twain. He will also be examining the big issues that really sell tickets like mental health.
How a music-mad youngster from Co. Derry got caught up in the allure of rock ’n’ roll, took to London in the heady days of the 1960s’ music revolution and went on to become one of the most influential music figures ever to come out of Ireland.
These Charming Men from Dublin, Ireland were formed in 1995 and to this day continue to charm fans of The Smiths and Morrissey all around the globe with their finely tuned, energetic and passionate live shows.
With an inimitable voice and unforgettable melodies rooted in hymns, gospel, and old country music, Iris DeMent is simply one of the finest singer-songwriters in America as well as one of its fiercest advocates for human rights.
This class puts music & movement together in a recipe for feeling wonderful! It will seamlessly guide you through a series of simple, modern and creative dance movements & exercises focusing on musicality, expression, rhythm and flow.
See Damien O’Kane & Ron Block with Duncan Lyall and Stevie Byrnes, Sara Corkery & Brendan Butler at Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, on Fri 29 Sept. Two expert banjo players meld folk styles in the Cork Folk Festival 2023. Tickets www.triskelartscentre.ie