5 Things To Do This Week

1|musical theatre|

BLOOD BROTHERS

Tonight:

Rebecca Storm reprises her role as the tragic Mrs Johnstone in Willy Russell’s classic musical.

GO:

Until Oct 7. www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie

2 |theatre|

OUR FEW AND EVIL DAYS

TUESDAY:

Mark O’Rowe’s dark new play features the stellar cast of Sinéad Cusack, Ciarán Hinds and Charlie Murphy.

GO:

Until Oct 25. www.abbeytheatre.ie

3|music|

CORK FOLK FESTIVAL

THURSDAY:

The annual feast of traditional music kicks off this evening and continues with workshops and concerts until Sunday.

GO:

www.corkfolkfestival.com

4|music|

GUINNESS AMPLIFY

THURSDAY:

The replacement for Arthur’s Day arrives in Munster with a slew of gigs over the weekend. Buffalo Sunn are one of many Irish acts playing (they’re at the Bowery in Cork), and there’s much speculation about who the surprise acts will be and where they’ll pop up in the province. Bastille, London Grammar and Disclosure are among the big bands listed as possibles.

GO:

www.guinnessamplify.com

5|film|

KERRY FILM FESTIVAL

SATURDAY:

The Kingdom’s film festival takes place in Tralee and other towns from today until October 11. Highlights include a strand of features on WWI.

GO:

www.kerryfilmfestival.com

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