5 things to do this week

Stuck for ways to broaden your cultural horizons this week? Des O’Driscoll has some suggestions for you.

TV

Three Girls

Maxine Peake stars in this important new series based on the recent grooming and sex trafficking case in the Rochdale area of the UK.

  • Tomorrow, BBC One, 9pm

Art

Lavit Gallery

Virginia Teehan of UCC selects an exhibition that features such artists as Michael Quane, John Shinnors and Walter Verling.

  • May 16-June 10, Lavit Gallery, Cork

Book

Into the Water

Paula Hawkins’ follow-up to The Girl On The Train will be the talk of book clubs, dinner parties and water coolers all over the world.

  • Out now

Dance

Dublin Dance Festival

Ten days of all sorts of dance shows and events from some top companies and choreographers.

  • Thursday to May 28, various venues

Gig

Andy Irvine & Paul Brady

If you’re lucky enough to have a ticket, this could be one of the gigs of the year.

  • Friday, Cork Opera House

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