THE DEAD SCHOOL
Andrew Flynn has adapted Patrick McCabe’s novel of 1970s Ireland for this touring stage production.
- Everyman Cork, Tuesday–Saturday
COUNTRY TO COUNTRY
Eric Church, Kasey Musgraves and Chris Stapleton play the first night of a three-day country music extravaganza in Dublin.
- Friday, www.3Arena.ie
As part of events to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of writer Frank O’Connor, on Thursday a number of readings will take place at UCC. Open to all.
Pete Shelly, Chrissie Hynde and others talk to Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth about the birth of punk in London 40 years ago.
- Friday, BBC Two, 11pm
This tale of a former Tamil Tiger trying to settle as an immigrant in Paris won the Palme d’Or in Cannes, and is directed by Jacques Audiard (A Prophet, etc).
- Gate Cinema, Saturday, as part of Cork French Film Festival