5 'cultural' things to do this week

Here’s five suggestions for things to look out for in the week ahead.

1|literature|

CORK SHORT STORY FESTIVAL

Readings, workshops, and various other events in a programme that has top Irish and international purveyors of the form.

2|TV|

DOWNTON ABBEY

After its first appearance on ITV last night, Irish viewers get a chance to watch the first episode of the final series on TV3.

  • Tuesday, TV3, 10pm

3|cinema|

CORK CINE CLUB

The weekly arthouse and foreign films resume at St John’s College in Cork on Thursday with Queen & Country, John Boorman’s sequel to Hope and Glory.

4|theatre| 

DUBLIN THEATRE FESTIVAL

Conor McPherson, Brian Friel, and Enda Walsh are just a selection of the playwrights with work in the 18-day festival.

5|festival|

ENGAGE Arts Festival, Bandon

The West Cork town has an impressive programme of visual arts, music, and other events from Thursday to Sunday.

www.engageartsfestival.com 


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