Sunday 22 September 2019

If you do one thing this week: Enjoy Edna

Edna O'Brien
Edna O'Brien

So Fine Art Editions marks the 150th anniversary of Yeats' birth with a prestigious exhibition titled 'A lonely impulse of delight' featuring original works from Ireland's top writers and artists including Edna O'Brien.

This exhibition is part of the official 'Yeats 2015' celebrations and incorporates the works of 32 visual artists, writers and sculptors. The exhibition is being produced by SO Fine Art Editions, 10 South Anne St, Dublin, and will be open to the public from next Friday to January 30, 2016.  

Leg it to Lapland

Set amongst 80 acres of winter woodlands, Lapland will come to life in Kilkenny as Santa and Mrs Clause take up residence in the 17th century Old Bell and Mill house in the grounds of top visitor destination, Castlecomer Discovery Park. As well as meeting the Clauses, visitors will enjoy a trip on the Lapland express through the woods. The Castlecomer Christmas Experience will run from next Saturday until Christmas Eve.

Ogle at the Opera

Opera Theatre Company present a double bill of two short contemporary operas called Susanna's Secret & The Human Voice, both sung in English - one focusing on marital misunderstanding and the other a moving depiction of a relationship's aftermath. Directed by Tom Creed with music direction by Andrew Synnott at Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Tuesday 24 November.

Make it to Marine Rd

The DLR Winter Fair which is celebrating its 10th anniversary continues today at the County Hall, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire The show is free to the public and will present Irish craft, design and artisan foods to the local community.

Tinker with trad

Don't miss this superb trio of acclaimed Irish Traditional musicians with Dermot Byrne (below), one of Ireland's finest traditional accordion players, with Australian Steve Cooney on guitar and Tyrone man Trevor Hutchinson on bass. They will perform at the Pavilion Theatre Dún Laoghaire, Dublin on Wednesday 25 November, at 8pm.

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