Something for the weekend

Look to the Skies: The 12th annual Bray Air Display 2017, an aerobatic extravaganza supported by the Irish Aviation Authority, takes place this weekend with some of the most skilled aerobatic performers from across the world. 

As well as the incredible display in the skies over Bray today and tomorrow, there will be a food and craft village, live music and a family fun fair. You can also take to the skies to experience the thrill of a helicopter flight on either day between 11am and 12noon.www.brayairdisplay.com

Stretch for Simon

The Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre is continuing its Yoga in The Park for Cork Simon Community in Cork’s Fitzgerald’s Park. Every Saturday, yoga enthusiasts and novices will stretch it out to help fight homelessness through yoga from 10am to 11.15am in front of the bandstand in Fitzgerald’s Park. Donation of €5 to participate. info@yogacorkireland.com or phone to 021 4279696.

Wedding Bells

This Thursday Innishannon House Hotel in Co Cork will host a wedding open evening from 6pm to 8pm. You will get a chance to meet with wedding director Margaret Roche and general manager Shane Roche who will answer any questions you might have about the big day and discuss any requirements for your wedding. www.innishannon-hotel.ie

Heavenly Music

The annual St Barrahane’s Church Festival of Music in Castletownshend in West Cork is underway and you can enjoy Riona O’Duinnin on flute and Dianne Marshall on harp on Thursday for €15 at 8pm or the St Mary’s Church Choir from Wimbledon next Saturday for €20 at 4pm. Ticket sales from Thornhill Electrical, Skibbereen, (028-22557), via email on barrahanemusic@eircom.net or send a text message to 086 226 4797

Sitting at the top of the Bay

Bayview Hotel in the seaside village of Ballycotton in East Cork is hosting a ‘Banquet by the Bay’ series of events which kicks off next Saturday with The Mackrel Run. The event promises the freshest of seafood direct from Ballycotton’s pier on the menu, along with a drinks reception featuring Dingle Gin and Dingle Vodka. Prices for each night are €65 per person or €110 per person for ticket and B&B. email res@thebayviewhotel.com or call 021 4646746.

colette.keane@examiner.ie



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