Paul Muldoon brings his eclectic stage show to Cork, featuring readings from himself and Zadie Smith as well as music from Horslips.
The Everyman, Cork, tonight (Monday)
A West End production of Willy Russell’s hugely popular tale of separated twins who meet up in later life.
Cork Opera House, Tuesday to Aug 24
KILKENNY ARTS FESTIVAL
As ever, this is the event with the strongest classical music line-up of any Irish festival. And plenty more in terms of other music genres, drama, etc.
Thursday to Aug 19
THIS WAY UP
Irish comedian Aisling Bea has roped in Catastrophe star Sharon Horgan for this new comedy drama-series about two sisters in London.
Thursday, Channel 4
Widely-lauded Irish-made documentary shows there’s more to life in the besieged territory than the images of death and destruction we see on the news.
Selected cinemas, from Friday