GAME OF THRONES
The series finally gets into gear with an epic battle between humans and the forces of the Night King.
- Monday, Sky Atlantic, 9pm
CORK CHORAL FESTIVAL
Thousands of performers descend on the city for the annual extravaganza of choral music.
- Wednesday to Sunday
Best known as a comedian, the American entertainer, above, turns her attention to more serious matters, discussing how to be more human, with the help of a Buddhist monk and a neuroscientist.
- Cork Opera House, Monday
Mango x Mathman and Pillow Queens feature among the acts playing nightly showcase gigs as part of the Music Cork conference.
- Cyprus Ave, Cork, Wednesday – Thurs
TOWERS AND TALES
Mortal Engines author Philip Reeve headlines the children’s book festival at Lismore Castle.
- towersandtales.ie, Saturday