Five things to do this week

Des O’Driscoll looks at five things to do in the world of arts and culture this week.

1|TV|

GAME OF THRONES

You just might have heard that the sixth series of the fantasy drama kicked off at 2am this morning. Most people will have hung on for tonight’s broadcast.

  • Tonight, Sky Atlantic, 9pm

2|theatre|

THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS

The Abbey’s production of Sean O’Casey’s classic has a five-night run in Cork run before heading off to other venues.

  • Tuesday to Saturday, Cork Opera House

3|poetry|

POETRY DAY IRELAND

A celebration of poetry around the country, with scores of readings and other events.

  • Thursday, poetryireland.ie

4|film|

SON OF SAUL

This incredible tale of hope among the horrors of Auschwitz won the Oscar for best foreign language film.

  • Selected cinemas, from Friday

5|architecture|

TEDDY CRUZ

American architect and activist Teddy Cruz is in Cork to talk about such subjects as social housing and new ideas in architecture and urbanism.

  • Friday, Granary Theatre, Cork, 7pm


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