5 thing to do this week

Stuck for something cultural to broaden your horizons this week? Des O’Droscoll has you covered.

TV

Home and Away

After last week’s outback adventures, the Aussie soap hits the turbo boost again for extra episodes over the next few nights as a tale of dastardly revenge includes a full-on prison riot. Flamin’ Nora, as Alf might say.

  • RTÉ2, 7pm, Monday – Wednesday

Art

Landmarks and lifeforms

Whale bones, lava and more conventional materials all feature in the joint exhibition by Frieda Meaney and Danny Osborne at West Cork Arts Centre in Skibbereen.

  • westcorkartscentre.com

Dance

Firkin Crane, Cork

Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre use ribbons, ropes and trapeze to take to the air for an afternoon performance for children, and a more adult affair in the evening.

  • Thursday, 3.30pm and 8.30pm

Film

Dingle Film Festival

This year’s opener, Free Fire, stars Cillian Murphy, and will have director Ben Wheatley in attendance. The thriving Irish animation sector will also be well represented over the weekend.

  • Thurs-Sun, dinglefilmfestival.com

Gig

The Riptide Movement

Lucan’s finest are at Cyprus Avenue in Cork on Thurs; and Dolan’s, Limerick, on Fri.

  • trm.ie

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