Five things for the week ahead

Five things for the week ahead

Des O'Driscoll shares his picks for the week ahead

1 |arts| CLONMEL JUNCTION FESTIVAL

The Co Tipperary town hosts its impressive annual bash, with highlights including a relocation of Robert Ballagh’s mural, and a gig by Mick Flannery.

Clonmel, Monday to Sunday

2 |theatre| THE HAIRDRESSER’S CALENDAR

A new play by Ger FitzGibbon that’s centred around a hairdresser and many roles such as therapist, and story-teller. Part of a lunch/supper package.

Cork Arts Theatre, Weds-Sat

3 |streaming| STRANGER THINGS

The sci-fi series returns for a third season, with the young inhabitants of Hawkins,

Indiana, plunged into another adventure.

Netflix, Thursday

4 |comedy| TOMMY TIERNAN

The Navan comedian is in Cork for two

appearances at the Marquee.

Live at the Marquee, Cork, Thurs-Fri

5 |music| LONGITUDE

The Marlay Park event features the likes of Cardi B, ASAP Rocky and Chance the Rapper in what is possibly the best hip-hop line-up ever assembled in Ireland. For fans of older music, the Forever Young event in Wicklow features all sorts of 1980s acts.

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