Five things to do this week

Five things to do this week
Leslie Feist

Podcast

PLEASURE STUDIES

Feist has sold out a show at Cork Opera House later this year and releases the first in a podcast series called Pleasure Studies, exploring themes from her latest album.

Apple Podcasts, Spotify, July 9

Film

GALWAY FILM FLEADH

There’s a whole world of films to discover here. The world premiere of Jihad Jane, with a Q&A from director Ciaran Cassidy afterwards (July 13) is one of the big highlights

Various venues, Galway, July 9-14

Live music

IDLES

Having sold out Vicar Street earlier this year, the Bristol punks are back for their biggest show on these shores. Expect emotions.

Iveagh Gardens, Dublin, Thursday

Streaming

POINT BLANK

Think of this as another take on Taken — someone’s taken Anthony Mackie’s wife, he will find them, and he might well kill them.

Netflix, Friday

Arts

WEST CORK LITERARY FESTIVAL

Five things to do this week

Mary Robinson is the standout name on the opening day of the litfest, with the likes of Kevin Barry, Rónán Hession, and Complete Aislings Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen to come just over the weekend.

Various venues, Bantry, July 12-19

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