Saturday 21 October 2017

A Whistle in the Dark

7 A WHISTLE IN THE DARK. Enniscorthy Drama Group will stage its production of A Whistle in the Dark in the National Opera House on Saturday, August 27 at 8 p.m. The play by Tom Murphy first premiered in 1961 at the Theatre Royal Stratford East London having being rejected by the Abbey Theatre. It went on to become a West End hit for Murphy who was just 25 years at the time. The three act play tells the story of the climatic confrontation between Michael Carney, the oldest of the Carney brothers, his father and his brothers, a brawling, hard-drinking, criminal gang of Irish immigrants living and working in Coventry. The play is a powerful portrayal of tribal violence and the devastation it brings in its wake.

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Night at the dogs 

5 GREYHOUND RACE NIGHT CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER. The annual Enniscorthy Christmas fundraising night at the dogs takes place this Thursday, September 21, at Enniscorthy Greyhound Track. Gates open at 7 p.m and the first race is at 8 p.m. The event is being organised by Enniscorthy and District Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Enniscorthy Business Association. All money raised on the night will go towards the Christmas festival events and will ensure that Enniscorthy at Christmas is magical for...

Song project in Kilmuckridge 

5 LOCAL SONG PROJECT: Traditional singer Aileen Lambert will facilitate a new project focusing on exploring local songs and unaccompanied traditional singing in Kilmuckridge. Starting this Wednesday, September 13 from 7.30 p.m. in Bridie Hammel's Pub this project will take place over the course of a number of weeks. Local songs such as the Tinneaberna Fisherman will be researched and performed as part of the project and at the end a booklet will be produced along with videos featuring local songs and local singers. For more...

Antiques fair in Wells House 

7 ANTIQUES FAIR: There will be a two day antiques fair in Wells House, Gorey this weekend. Taking place on both Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17, this is a unique opportunity for antique lovers to get their hands on some quality antiques. Wells House will play host to Chantal Fortune who will oversee the event with her vast knowledge and expertise of all this antique. Those attending will be able to immerse themselves in the beautiful Tudor Gothic architecture and be transported back to the past with its beautiful...