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If you do one thing this week: Respect the Rose


Oh! What a Lovely Rose

Oh! What a Lovely Rose

Oh! What a Lovely Rose

Oh! What A Lovely Rose! presented by Tragic Spud and starring Erica Murray is about a girl who had a dream, then grew up and realised how embarrassing it was.

It runs from September 16 to 19, at Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin 8.  www.fringefest.com


Athlone River Festival and Food Village continues today and includes an action-packed, mouth-watering programme of exciting events, while produce from local farmers and growers will be on display alongside cookery demonstrations from some of the region's top chefs. There will also be street busking, a hot air balloon display and sky diving. www.facebook.com/AthloneRiverandFoodFest


Leopardstown Park Hospital holds its annual fete today in the grounds of the hospital to raise much-needed funds for the care of the elderly. The eamily fun day has stalls and attractions for the kids. Entrance €2, children free. www.lph.ie


Once a year, on Culture Night, cultural venues and historical buildings around Ireland are open to the public, free of charge, for tours, exhibitions, readings, performances and films, from 5pm until 11pm. It makes for one of the most enjoyable evenings of the year. It takes places next Friday, September 18. www.culturenight.ie


Fly Me To The Moon, a comedy from Marie Jones, below left, the Olivier-Award-winning author of Stones In His Pockets and Women On The Verge of HRT, runs until Saturday at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin. Francis and Loretta are community care visitors. Davy, one of their elderly charges, has had a significant win on the horses, presenting them with a mouth-watering dilemma. www.gaietytheatre.ie

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