Five things to do around the country this week

Here are some of the best things to do this week in Ireland.

1|cinema|

JUAJA

Viggo Mortensen has been choosy about his films since Lord of the Rings, and for a Dane who spent some of his childhood in Argentina, this Danish film set in Patagonia must tick a lot of boxes.

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2|art|

SEAN SCULLY

The celebrated Irish artist has a major exhibition coming up at the Crawford in Cork in June. You can whet your appetite in the meantime with this other selection of work at the National Gallery in Dublin.

3|TV|

THE AFFAIR

Dominic West (The Wire, etc) leads the cast in this new series about an extramarital affair. It has already won a best drama Emmy in the US.

  • Wednesday, Sky Atlantic, 9pm

4|album|

LEONARD COHEN

A new album, Can’t forget: Souvenir of the Grand Tour, from the 80-year-old is due tomorrow, largely recorded during soundchecks and live gigs during his last tour.

5|gig|

SMOKIE

With classics such as ‘Don’t Play Your Rock ‘n’ Roll to Me’ and ‘Living Next Door to Alice’, the Bradford band will be rolling back the years at Cork Opera House on Friday.

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Wesley O’ Regan is the General Manager of Popscene in Voodoo Rooms, Cork city. Popscene opened last November and is Cork’s only themed bar that is dedicated to celebrating the best of the 80s and 90s. https://www.facebook.com/PopsceneCork/You've Been Served: Wesley O'Regan, Popscene

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