Des O’Driscoll rounds up five things going on around the country this week.

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5 things to do this week

Des O’Driscoll rounds up five things going on around the country this week.

5 things to do this week

1|TV|

BRIDGET AND EAMONN

Jennifer Zamparelli and Bernard O’Shea are back for another series mining the 1980s for all that decade’s comedy worth.

  • Tonight, RTÉ2, 9.30pm

2|album|

LEONARD COHEN

The great singer-songwriter’s death at 82 has ensured that the recently released You Want It Darker is an essential addition to any fan’s collection.

3|music|

FLUX

As part of Cork Film Festival, sound wizards Eat My Noise combine music from the organ at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral with artist David Mathuna’s visuals.

  • St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, Thursday to Friday

4|cinema|

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

This Harry Potter offshoot gave JK Rowling

her first foray into screenwriting, and also provides a must-see for fans of magical books.

  • Cinemas nationwide, from Friday

5|concert|

ROD STEWART

At 71, Rod the Mod is still rockin’ and is well aware fans really want to hear the classics.

  • 3Arena, Friday and Saturday

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