Des O’Driscoll picks five of the best events to check out this week.

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5 things to do this week

Des O’Driscoll picks five of the best events to check out this week.

5 things to do this week

1|cinema|

BAYWATCH

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water. Dwayne Johnson and Kelly Rohrbach star in the lighthearted big-screen version of the 1990s TV show.

  • From today, cinemas nationwide

2|literature|

LISTOWEL WRITERS WEEK

Colm Tóibín, Richard Ford and Alan Cumming will be among the visitors to the Co Kerry town’s feast of literary pursuits.

  • May 31 – June 4, writersweek.ie

3|tv|

FARGO

Ewan McGregor stars in the third season of the superb quirky drama series. It’s another self-contained story, so you needn’t have seen earlier offerings.

  • Wednesday, Channel 4, 10pm

4|opera|

LISMORE OPERA FESTIVAL

The event has broadened its horizons this year, with various recitals in some of the other big houses near the Co Waterford town, as well as performances of L’elisir d’Amore in the castle itself.

  • Fri-Sat, lismoreoperafestival.com

5|gig|

KRAFTWERK

The electronic innovators perform their 3D show over two nights in Dublin.

  • Fri-Sat, BGE Theatre, Dublin

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