Five things to do this week


Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Wednesday: The multi-award winning show based on characters created by L Frank Baum in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Until Jan 18.


The Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Thursday: Jimmy Fay’s new adaptation of James Plunkett’s play on the 1913 Dublin Lock-out. [][/url]

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The O2, Dublin

Thursday: The fab four celebrate their 20th anniversary with new album BZ20 due for release this week.

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The Pavilion, Cork

Friday: The DJ duo of Shane Johnson and Greg Dowling celebrate their first quarter century.


Lewis Glucksman Gallery, UCC

Ongoing: The original preparatory drawings designed by the Victorian architect William Burges (1827- 1881) for Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral in Cork.


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