5 things to do this week

Des O’Driscoll looks at five events going on around the country this week. 

1 |cinema|

THE FOUNDER

Whatever you think about McDonald’s, the growth of the fast food empire is one of the great stories of modern business. Michael Keaton stars in a not totally flattering portrayal of the man who made it happen.

  • Cinemas nationwide

2 |comedy|

JACK WHITEHALL

The British comedian is a ubiquitous presence on TV, and now brings his stand-up show to Dublin for two nights.

  • Tuesday-Wednesday, 3Arena

3|gig|

DINOSAUR

Led by trumpeter Laura Jurd, this British jazz act are young enough to incorporate all sorts of modern influences.

  • Irish tour begins Tuesday at Sugar Club, Dublin, and finishes at Triskel, Cork, on Tues 28

3|theatre|

MURDER AT SHANDY HALL

The Co Cork-set musical with Patrick Bergin is back for a two-night run.

  • Cork Opera House, Tues-Wed

5 |gig|

MIDGE URE

The former Ultravox vocalist and composer of the Band Aid song plays four dates in Ireland over the next week.

  • Thursday, Cork Opera House


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