Thursday 23 March 2017

If you do one thing this week: Hear Helen

Eamon Dunphy is one of the speakers
Eamon Dunphy is one of the speakers

The Dublin Garden Festival runs at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin 8, from Friday, June 19, to Sunday, June 21, when the cathedral will be adorned with floral installations to transform it into a magical wonderland. Speakers include gardener Helen Dillon and Eamon Dunphy. www.dublingardenfestival.ie

ADORE ANNALENE

Top West End names Michael Xavier, Annalene Beechey, pictured, and Jodie Jacobs will join the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and John Wilson for the magical Lerner and Loewe musical Brigadoon featuring the hits Almost Like Being in Love and The Heather on the Hill, on Saturday June 20, 3pm & 8pm, at the National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace. www.rte.ie/co

GIVE THE GREATS

SONS+FATHERS, a powerful new book in aid of The Irish Hospice Foundation is an ideal father's Day present. It includes contributions from President Bill Clinton, Daniel Day-Lewis, Colin Farrell, Bono and Bob Geldof about their dads.. And get a free Father's Day card with every copy purchased in stores or online! R.R.P €20. http://hospicefoundation.ie/shop/books/sons-fathers-pre-order/

BOOK BARNACLE

Nora Barnacle, a new work of song and music by Shaun Davey, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill and Rita Connolly (as Nora), and inspired by Nora Barnacle and James Joyce's remarkable life together, will have its world premiere on Bloomsday, this Tuesday, at the National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, at 8pm. Prices: €25, €20. ww.nch.ie

ACCLAIM ANNIE

Annie Rogers, professor of psychoanalysis and clinical psychology at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, and author of The Unsayable, The Hidden Language of Trauma, will give a talk, The Analyst's Act and the Child's Desire: A Retrospective Case Study, on Saturday June 20, at Carmelite Centre, Aungier Street, Dublin 2, 11am to 1.30pm. www.appi.ie

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