Irish Science Fiction and the Joys and Challenges of Translation: A conversation with author and editor Jack Fennell in Cloughjordan

On Saturday, 30 March at 8pm in Sheelagh na Gig bookshop in Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary, ground-breaking writer, editor and translator Jack Fennell discusses the underexplored world of Irish science fiction and fantasy in English and Irish, and the joys and challenges of translating these works. He will be interviewed by Irish teacher, translator, editor and […]

Trailer released for Irish Banking Thriller THE LIMIT OF

Alan Mulligan’s haunting debut drama THE LIMIT OF, featuring rising star Laurence O’Fuarain and an IFTA-nominated performance from Sarah Carroll released it’s trailer today in advance of its Irish cinema release on 5th April. Director Alan Mulligan said ‘After working on the inside of the financial industry for so long, it’s great to have been […]

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with incredible stories of how the Irish have changed the world

For centuries the Irish have had an impact on the world far beyond what you would expect for a tiny nation on the edge of Europe. Available in time for St Patrick’s Day, ‘What Have the Irish Ever Done for Us?’ by David Forsythe is an illustrated collection of the wonderful ways the Irish have […]

The Chamber Philharmonic Europe will return to play a concert in Thurles this March

They brought the house down and received a lengthy standing ovation on last year’s visit – The Chamber Philharmonic Europe will return to play a concert in Thurles this March.   The orchestra engages talented professional musicians from 18 European nations and the touring ensemble of nine players, including violin and trumpet soloists, will play […]

Upcoming events at Nenagh Arts Centre

The Muriel O’Connor & Fran Curry Show – Saturday 9th March, 8pm, Tickets: €16.00 / €14.00 Muriel O’Connor and Fran Curry are launching their new album at their show at Nenagh Arts Centre and are inviting you to join them. The latest release from award winning duo is a mix of beautiful songs, duets, instrumentals […]

Borrisokane Players return for one night with their hilarious production of ‘Don’t Tell The Wife’

Following a successful three night run and back by popular demand, Borrisokane Players are delighted to return to the Clarke Memorial Hall on Saturday March 2nd at 8.30pm sharp for the final performance of their hilarious production of ‘Don’t Tell The Wife’. Seats are filling up fast already so don’t miss out! Booking advisable on 089 […]

Irish actor, author and journalist, Domhnall O’Donoghue has released his second novel

Irish actor, author and journalist, Domhnall O’Donoghue has released his second novel. Domhnall’s hometown, Navan, provides the setting for Colin and the Concubine ­– a light-hearted farce about sibling rivalry that hilariously captures Ireland’s relationship with the Eurovision, the Late Late Show and the Housewife of the Year. In the book, Colin Saint James hates […]

Award-winning writing, direction and a brilliant ensemble from Tipperary woman Orla Murphy – Remember to Breathe – Theatre at The Source Arts Centre in March

Writer and director Orla Murphy draws on her own emigrant experiences in New Zealand.   Remember to Breathe is a play about three people trying to survive the ‘aftershocks’ of the Christchurch earthquake . In a pool in New Zealand, recent emigrant Maeve is learning to swim. Her ‘swimaholic’ coach spurs her on. But even […]

Borrisokane Players Ask That Whatever You Do in 2019, ‘Don’t Tell The Wife’

Following on from last year’s successful outing with ‘Separate Beds’ by Sam Cree, Borrisokane Players are delighted to present another of his comic offerings for 2019 with ‘Don’t Tell The Wife’. Thanks to idle gossip and a best friend who loves to stir the pot, Mrs. Willis is convinced that her plumber husband is chasing […]

Aonghus McAnally returns to The Source Arts Centre this February with his brand new show

Aonghus McAnally has worn many hats through a near 40-year career: children’s television presenter, radio producer and DJ, musician. McAnallys’ passion for performance – a love affair that began with Aonghus’ late father, Irish screen giant Ray McAnally (The Mission, My Left Foot).   As host of early ’80s children’s series Anything Goes, McAnally (62) […]

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