Dylan Quinn is a dancer and choreographer from Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, and is about to tour with the Firkin Crane’s Dx2, a double bill of contemporary dance duets. Venues include Firkin Crane, Cork, on November 18; and Siamsa Tíre, Tralee, on November 22. Details at www.firkincrane.ie
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017
Organised annually by the Munster Literature Centre, the 17th Cork International Short Story Festival — the only one of its kind in the country and now the oldest in the world — has been taking place in Leeside all week, giving readers and writers a rare chance to revel in the pleasures of short form fiction.
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
KEEN students attend ballet school; trained artistes perform with ballet companies across the world. But where is the stepping stone in between, that would give the experience necessary for moving on from one to the other?
Thu, 07 Apr, 2016
CADA Performing Arts drama school in Cork, having successfully staged the musical CATS, is now preparing for Les Miserables, at the Firkin Crane theatre. Catherine Mahon-Buckley, CADA’s unflappable director, takes the enormous undertaking in her stride.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2015
Supported by the Arts Council, Cork City Council, and the Firkin Crane, Laura Murphy is Cork’s Dancer in Residence at Firkin Crane for 2013/2014. Originally from Kinsale, this highly-qualified dance artist, performer and choreographer is bubbling over with ideas.
Wed, 11 Dec, 2013
CORK Midsummer Festival launches today with openings that include Rian at Cork Opera House; the world premiere of Fearghus Ó Conchuir’s Starlight at Firkin Crane; Pat Kinevane in Silent at the Commodore Hotel in Cobh; Catherine Wheels’ White at the Granary Theatre; and TPO Company’s Kindur: The Adventurous Life of Icelandic Sheep at the Cork School of Music.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2012