5 things to do this week

Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali star in Participant Media and DreamWorks Pictures' Green Book.

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

THE IRISH REVOLUTION

The first episode of the three-part Cillian Murphy-narrated documentary on the period from 1916-22 in Ireland.

Tonight, RTÉ One, 9.35pm

GREEN BOOK

Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen star in the Oscar-nominated true tale of a black musician being driven around by a white chauffeur in the Deep South in the 1950s.

Cinemas nationwide

AESYNTH

Four-day festival exploring the world of synaesthesia and its links to creativity.

In-spire Galerie, Dublin, Thurs-Sun

DES BISHOP

The Irish-American comedian returns to his old homeplace of Cork for two performances.

Fri-Sat, Everyman

QUARTER BLOCK PARTY

The Cork festival based around North and South Main streets has been beefed up this year, with an eclectic mix of gigs and other arts events.

Friday to Sunday, Cork

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