Thursday 23 November 2017

In Brief: Three Tenors finale at NCH will include popular mix of favourites

The Three Tenors will end their latest tour with what promises to be a fabulous concert in the National Concert Hall, Dublin next Sunday, July 14.

The trio will perform a fabulous popular mix from Sinatra, Leonard Cohen, The Beatles, The Dubliners, and Pavarotti. Special guest for the evening is Niamh Murray. Tickets from €25 available from the NCH box office on (01) 417 0000 or online at www.nch.ie.

DELANEY SCULPTURE ERECTED IN MAYO

A sculpture by the celebrated artist Edward Delaney was unveiled in his native town of Crossboyne, Co Mayo, yesterday. The unveiling speech was made by the artist's son and Sunday Independent writer, Eamon Delaney.

The sculpture, entitled 'Integration', comprises an abstract steel globe and has been donated by the Delaney family. It will be placed beside Crossboyne church.

Edward Delaney's best known works are the Wolfe Tone statue in St Stephen's Green and the Thomas Davis memorial in College Green, Dublin.

MITCHELSTOWN HOSTS LITERARY FESTIVAL

The Trevor Bowen Literary Festival, which salutes William Trevor and Elizabeth Bowen, takes place in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, over July 19-21. The festival will be opened by Tim Pat Coogan. There will be a readings from the writer Julia O'Faolain and Eleanor O'Reilly, winner of the festival's short story competition.

CATCH A LUNCHTIME SHOW AT LANIGAN'S

Amy De Bhrun premieres her latest one-woman show Till Death Do We Part at Theatre Upstairs, Lanigan's, Eden Quay, Dublin, each lunchtime from July 16-27 and in the evenings from Thursdays to Saturdays. Tickets at €10 include light lunch. Phone 085 7727 375; email tupstairsbookings@gmail.com

WITNESS BEADY EYE ROCKING OLYMPIA

Tickets for Beady Eye, featuring Liam Gallagher, at the Olympia Theatre on November 7, went on sale last Friday. Tickets €37.05 from Ticketmaster nationwide.

PLAIN SAILING FOR YACHT CLUB WINNER

The Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire is the 2013 recipient of the Mitsubishi Motors/ISA Sailing Club of the Year. The presentation of the Ship's Wheel Trophy was made by Frank Keane, chairman of Mitsubishi Ireland and Niamh McCutcheon, president of the Irish Sailing Association to the Commodore of the Royal St George, Liam O'Rourke, in the club last night.

DONEGAL HERITAGE LAID DOWN IN PRINT

An Historical, Environmental and Cultural Atlas of County Donegal has been published by Cork University Press and will retail at €59 for hardback editions. It is edited by Jim McLaughlin and Sean Beattie.

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