Here are five things to check out in the week ahead.
The stage adaptation of Frank McCourt’s memoir gives a glimpse of life in 1940s Ireland.
Tuesday to Saturday, Cork Opera House
The film version has been described as being like an extended Christmas special, but that won’t stop the shows many fans from going along to see what happens when Downton gets a royal visit.
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Sinead O’Connor, Horslips and Sultans of Ping are among the acts on the roster for two days of retro fun in Thurles.
Friday-Saturday, Semple Stadium
Can the Irish band Fontaines DC win this prestigious album prize?
They’re up against the likes of Foals, Slowthai and Idles.
Thurs, BBC Four, 9pm
The Irish arts sector’s night of nights features thousands of free events all over the country.