5 things to do this week

Des O'Driscoll has you covered on things to do this week.

1|books|

JOHN CONNOLLY

The author will be reading from his latest novel, A Book of Bones, in Cork.

Monday, Waterstones, 6pm

2|tv|

GAME OF THRONES

Hardcore fans will have watched or recorded the 2am episode; others will be glued to tonight’s broadcast of the first instalment of the final series.

Monday, Sky Atlantic, 9pm

3|theatre|

LIGHT A PENNY CANDLE

An adaptation of Maeve Binchy’s debut novel stars Clelia Murphy (Niamh in Fair City).

Everyman, Cork, Tuesday-Saturday

4|theatre|

THE COUNTRY GIRLS

The Abbey Theatre’s adaptation of Edna O’Brien’s classic novel is touring to Cork, Galway, and Limerick.

Cork Opera House, Tuesday-Saturday

5|gig|

STOCKTON’S WING

Mike Hanrahan and co are back on the road with a set-list that includes their classic ‘Beautiful Affair’ hit.

Triskel, Cork, Friday

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