Book Honours Memory Of Thomas Ashe Who Died On Hunger Strike

On Monday 17 September 1917 a request was made by the Defence of the Realm prisoners in Mountjoy prison for prisoner-of-war treatment.  When this request was refused the prisoners began a hunger strike. At 5 p.m. on 25 September, Thomas Ashe was transferred to the Mater Hospital where he died at 10.30 p.m. An inquest into his death was […]

Duke Special announces Thurles date

  Belfast based singer songwriter Duke Special, aka Peter Wilson, brings his latest show Hallow to the Source Arts Centre Thurles this October. On this very special tour ‘Hallow’, Duke Special will be performing songs and music based on the poetry of  influential and renowned Belfast writer Michael Longley. Previously described by Seamus Heaney as […]

More than 20,000 people expected to attend largest ever Foynes Air Show this Saturday

  . – Organisers advise to come early for ease of access and to enjoy the build up to the most magnificent air display along the Wild Atlantic Way supported by the IAA.  – 16 Acts and 30 Aircraft to take to the skies from 1.30pm, and family entertainment to begin from 12 noon. . More than […]

PictureHouse Announce New Album “How Can I Explain How This Came To Be?”

PictureHouse have today announced details of a compilation of some of the band’s favorite tracks spanning the period around their first two albums. Having freed themselves from one record label in 1995 and eventually signing with a major label for their first two albums, the band became live favorites around Europe supporting the likes of […]

Artist duo French & Mottershead look at society through the lens of local shops at Cashel Arts Festival 2017

A photographic project by UK artist duo French & Mottershead (Tate Modern, The Photographers Gallery) has been commissioned for Cashel Arts Festival 2017. The Shops Project asks owners, staff and customers of selected Cashel shops to become involved in making a series of photographs and a public exhibition investigating what we buy and who we […]

Wicked Flies Back To Ireland In 2018

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is thrilled to announce that WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, will fly back to Dublin in 2018. The spectacular, multi record-breaking and critically acclaimed touring production will return for a strictly limited 7 week run from 17 […]

Starcamp Summer Camp At The Nenagh Arts Centre

STARCAMP is the ultimate, all encompassing summer camp experience that is so much more than a performing arts camp. It is a place where boys & girls will be encouraged to use their imaginations, their voices and their bodies for a mind blowing array of activities. They will play our many camp games (new& old), […]

Spanish/French Language Film At The Excel Film Club

Excel Film Club Tuesday 6th June @8pm Language: Spanish/French 110 minutes. Director: Pablo Larraín Writer: Guillermo Calderón Stars: Gael García Bernal, Luis Gnecco, Mercedes Morán   An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

Ireland At A Brexit Disadvantage Over Uncompetitive Incentives For Employees

The Irish economy is at a Brexit disadvantage because companies here cannot offer their employees share incentives that are as attractive as those available in the UK and other EU countries. That was the warning from the Irish ProShare Association (IPSA) today as it called on the Government to fast-track tax reform and introduce new […]

Excel Youth Theatre Group Auditioning For On Broadway

Excel Youth Theatre Group Auditions “On Broadway” takes place at Tipperary Excel on 18th June 2017. Please book a slot by emailing excelyouththeatretipp@gmail.com. This youth musical production under the watchful of the very talented Michael O’donoghue and his team, takes to the stage of the Simon Ryan Theatre, Tipperary Excel mid August 2017

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