5 things to do this week...

At a loss for plans this week? Here’s a few ideas courtesy of Des O’Driscoll.



Love is in the air, and the classic film is getting an airing at Triskel in Cork for Valentine’s Day.

  • Tomorrow, triskelartscentre.ie


Gilbert O’Sullivan

The Waterford-born hit machine is rolling back the years on his current tour.

  • Tuesday, Cork Opera House; Thursday, BGE Theatre, Dublin.


The Works Presents Seamus McGarvey

John Kelly talks to the Irish cinematographer behind Nocturnal Animals and Atonement.

  • Tomorrow, RTE One, 11.10pm


Cecelia Ahern

The megaselling author joins Rick O’Shea for a public chat in Waterstones in Cork.

  • Thursday, 7pm


Higgen Figures

The true tale of black, female mathematicians at Nasa in the 1960s looks set to be one of the biggest films of the year.

  • Cinemas nationwide, from Friday


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