Houlihans 41 Bar, 5th Jan from 18:00 to 00:00
– Hosted by Meg Wiley Curran, Niamh Webb O’Rourke & Clodagh Houlihan.
– All proceeds going to the Mid-West Cancer Foundation.
– Tickets available in Houlihans 41 Bar & Keatings Careplus Pharmacy.
Friar’s Gate Theatre
Friars Gate Theatre, 16th Jan from 20:00 to 21:30
Oscar winner Marion Cotillard is impressive as Sandra, a woman who returns to work at solar plant after suffering from depression to find out that her colleagues have chosen to take a yearly bonus at the expense of her job.
Friars Gate Theatre – 25th Jan from 20:00 to 21:00
Written and performed by Eve O’Mahony
This one woman show describes the life and events which led to the death of Brigid Cleary, the last woman to be burned in Ireland. She is accused of being a changeling and is ultimately burned to death at the hands of her husband in Tipperary in 1895. The character of Brigid is the main narrator throughout the performance but her story is also told by a host of other characters. She tells the bittersweet story of her life as a successful business woman living in a patriarchal society and the details which lead to her tragic death.
Friars Gate Theatre – 30th Jan from 20:00 to 21:00
Written and presented by Carol O’Neill
A fun filled hour long multimedia art talk inspired by European Celtic mythology with over 30 artists and artworks celebrated.