Five things to do this week

Five things to do from the world of arts, film and culture this week.

1|film|

THE BOOK OF LIFE

TODAY:

A midterm treat for the kids, or one to enjoy yourself, this animated fantasy epic is essential viewing.

GO:

Cinemas nationwide.

2|music|

DR HOOK

TODAY:

When you’re in love with a beautiful woman, you watch your friends. Dr Hook bring their lessons for life and classic hits to Ireland.

GO:

www.vicarstreet.ie 

3|music|

CLANNAD

THURSDAY:

The family group from Donegal bring their haunting sounds to Cork for the first time in quite a while.

GO:

www.corkoperahouse.ie 

4| art|

VUE

THURSDAY:

The first day of the art fair event that takes in the RHA in Dublin, the Hammond Gallery in Glengarriff and numerous other galleries around the country.

GO:

www.rhagallery.ie/events 

5|literature|

DARREN SHAN

FRIDAY:

Ireland’s prince of darkness reads at 69 O’Connell Street in Limerick from 2pm as part of the Bualadh Bos Children’s Festival.

GO:

www.limetreetheatre.ie 


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