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If you do one thing this week: Extol Evelyn

Published 29/06/2015 | 02:30

Evelyn Cusack
Evelyn Cusack
Des Keogh
Christy Moore
Promenade Festival
Sharon Mannion

Evelyn Cusack, Met Eireann, and Alice Taylor, author, are two of the guests speakers at the Galway Garden Festival, Claregalway Castle, taking place on Saturday July 4 and Sunday July 5, 11am to 6pm both days. Jane Stark, botanic artist, will also speak. www.galwaygardenfestival.com

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CHEER CHRISTY

Killruddery House, situated between Bray and Greystones, is the venue for the Groove Festival, a hassle-free festival with a great line-up including Christy Moore, The Darkness, The Riptide Movement, The Delorentos, Kila, Wallis Bird and many more. From Saturday July 4 to Sunday July 5, with lots of outdoor and kids activities. www.groovefestival.ie

PARTY ON THE PROMENADE

The Promenade Festival in Tramore, Co. Waterford, is a perfect weekend out for the family with sand artists, puppet shows, circus acts, market stalls, music trail, arts and crafts, drama and a vintage area. It runs from Friday July 3 to Sunday July 5. www.thepromenadefestival.com

DELVE INTO DES

Celebrating his 80th birthday this year, actor Des Keogh is fulfilling a life-long ambition by playing legendary Irish man of letters George Bernard Shaw in the show My Fair Ladies at the Pavilion Theatre in Dun Laoghaire, from Wednesday July 1 to Saturday July 4, during which he shares anecdotes about Shaw's leading ladies. www.paviliontheatre.ie

SALUTE SHARON

Punch Lion Kids Comedy Club is a family-friendly stand-up comedy show with MC Andrew Stanley, and with guests including award-winning comedian Sharon Mannion, left, and Kevin Gildea from Father Ted, and funny sketches from Foil, Arms & Hog, on Saturday July 4 at 2pm and 4pm, age 6 +, at Draiocht, Blanchardstown. www.draiocht.ie

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