Today And Tomorrow
An evening of music takes place tomorrow night in the drawing room of Fota House at 8pm, featuring Deborah Desmond (mezzo soprano) and Neil Hurley (tenor), with piano and clarinet accompaniment. Tickets are €20 and admission includes a complimentary drink. fotahouse.com
Writer Jamie O’Connell reads from his new work Some Sort of Beauty, tonight. The collection is loosely based on his time as a student in Dublin. The event starts at 6.30pm at Hodges Figgis bookshop on Dawson Street.
The Kilmore Quay seafood festival begins today and features exhibitions as well as plenty of outdoor activity, from sailing camps to yacht races. The festival ends with dancing at the crossroads and a beach barbecue on Sunday. kilmorequayseafoodfestival.com
The UCD Science Film Festival begins today and runs until July 14th, bringing together scientists, filmmakers and critical thinkers for a festival of films, shorts and animations. A host of venues are participating, from the Science Gallery to the Light House Cinema. facebook.com/UCDImagineScience
The Clonmel Junction Festival starts tomorrow and runs until the 15th and features many well-priced events. Choose between workshops in creative arts and yoga, to comedy gigs such as Colm O’Regan’s Ireland’s Got Mammies. junctionfestival.com
A flamenco show takes place in the Glór theatre in Ennis, in conjunction with the Ennis Street Festival tomorrow from 8pm. Tickets are €15, including tapas and sangria beforehand. glor.ie, ennisstreetfestival.com
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