Cork Craft & Design marks its 15th anniversary with a record-breaking product line-up

Cork Craft & Design, a leading social enterprise and membership organisation representing over 110 specialist makers and artists, marks its 15th anniversary with a record-breaking product line-up. Boasting a diverse range of over 3,000 handcrafted items, spanning from bespoke furniture to quirky ceramics, to distinctive jewellry and unique prints, the organisation showcases the best of…

Declan O’Rourke announces ‘Since Kyabram’ 20th special edition anniversary album + live shows

In October 2004, amongst a thriving Dublin music scene, Declan O’Rourke’s debut album Since Kyabram was released. In its first week, Since Kyabram entered the charts at no.5 and over the following two years achieved gold, platinum, and twice platinum status. The Album held within it a collection of songs which have grown in popularity over the years. Galileo, Sarah, No…

Empower Her – A Celebration of Extraordinary Women of Ireland: a limited edition book and exhibition by Linda Hanlon

Linda Hanlon, a retired psychotherapist turned photographer, is set to unveil her debut project “Empower Her” – a collection of photography portraits in a ground-breaking limited edition book and exhibition that captures the essence of female empowerment in modern Ireland. The launch event, in collaboration with the Five Lamps Arts Festival, will take place at the Central…

Bookmark this Free POP up Arts Event in Cork’s Elizabeth Fort this April!

Dive into a word lover’s paradise with POP at Elizabeth Fort, a free outdoor event featuring the best of local poetry, writing, spoken word, storytelling, and performance.  Calling all book lovers! Elizabeth Fort is set to host a free celebration of books, writing, reading, poetry, creativity, and spoken word as part of the Cork World…

MTU Crawford College of Art and Design to host two-day celebration of renowned theatre practitioner Julian Boal

MTU Crawford College of Art and Design will host a two-day celebration and series of events with internationally renowned theatre practitioner Julian Boal at the end of April. The events will include a book launch of “Theatre of the Oppressed and Its Times” by Julian Boal, and a special talk by José Soeiro, a Portuguese…

Irish National Opera presents Vivaldi L’Olimpiade at The Everyman Tuesday 23rd April

Irish National Opera presents Vivaldi L’Olimpiade A co-production with Royal Opera House, London and Nouvel Opéra Fribourg in partnership with Irish Baroque Orchestra.  National Tour Saturday 20 April – Tuesday 7 May  The Everyman on Tuesday, April 23rd  Royal Opera House, London (Sold Out) Monday 13 May – Saturday 25 May “With heart-on-sleeve emotions…Vivaldi grabs you…

Putting On The Ritz with Luke Thomas & The Swing Cats featuring Dancing with the Stars’ John Nolan comes to The Everyman

Ireland’s King Of Swing Luke Thomas and his band The Swing Cats are bringing their spectacular new live show to The Everyman on Saturday, 20th April 2024.  The show will feature DWTS Pro Champ John Nolan and very special guests The Runaways, as well as iconic songs and dance performances from the golden age of…

Cork City Libraries’ has announced the Cork One City, One Book for 2024 as ‘Once was a Boy’ by Theo Dorgan, published by Dedalus press.

With support from the Creative Ireland Programme, books by Frank O’Connor, Billy O’Callaghan, Yiyun Li, Catherine Kirwan, Tadhg Coakley, Danielle McLaughlin, Cónal Creedon and Madeleine D’Arcy have previously featured, proving hugely popular with readers in the city and beyond. ‘We are Celebrating the ninth year of One City One Book which showcases the brilliant literary…