Derry Cotter was a lecturer in UCC for 35 years. His first stage play, The Inheritance, opens tonight in the Cork Arts Theatre, and will also be performed by the UCC Players in Ardmore, Co Waterford on Friday, May 26 . Cotter was born in a pub in the North Main Street, Cork, which his parents used to run for Murphy’s Brewery. He is married to Carmel, and they have four children.
adores Venice and advises that it’s on the ether of your timeline, at least once. Thronged in summer, but quieter in winter the visitor will have to contend with floods off season — but the city, which heaves with art, architecture and history, is worth it.
NEXT week, The Irish Chamber Orchestra will present ‘Joyeaux Noël’, a programme of French festive music, at two of the country’s most historic cathedrals, St Fin Barre’s in Cork, and St Mary’s in Limerick.