5 things to do this week

Five things from the worlds of arts, culture and film to get your teeth stuck into this week.

1|poetry|

PAUL MULDOON

The US-based northern poet makes a rare visit to Cork for a reading at the weekly Ó Bhéal gathering.

  • Tonight, The Long Valley, Cork

2|tv|

My Mother And Other Strangers

Barry Devlin wrote this WWII-set series about the effects on life in rural village in Tyrone when an American army base is established.

  • Tuesday, RTÉ One, 10.15pm

3|show|

GHOST

Sarah Harding from Girls Aloud takes the Demi Moore role in this stage adaptation of the famous film.

  • BGE Theatre, Dublin, Tues-Sat

4|opera|

LA BOHEME

Ellen Kent and her busy crew return to Cork Opera House with another two productions of classic operas.

  • La Boheme, Thursday; Aida, Friday

5|festival|

CORK FILM FESTIVAL

There seems to be a particularly strong documentary strand to this year’s event, but there’s also no shortage of other features, shorts, discussions, etc.

  • Friday to November 20


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