Neither freak show nor side show, disability is now centre stage

The circus arts have a chequered history when it comes to disability. However, the world has come a long way from the 19th-century freak-shows made po(...)

Staff from last year’s participating restaurants. Photograph: Joleen Cronin

The hottest ticket on the Cork dining scene goes on sale this evening when the first round of reservations for the city’s annual long table dinner on (...)

Performances of Trophy are free but ticketed

Trophy Barnardo Square, Dame Street September 9th-11th, 3pm & 7pm Lives can change in an instant, for good or bad, pivoting on a bit of luck or j(...)

 Buzz Aldrin on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission: the astronaut had to withdraw from giving the opening lecture at Cork due to medical reasons. Photograph:  NASA/Liaison

A former Nasa astronaut who spent more than 100 days in space and completed six space walks has been chosen to deputise for space pioneer Dr Buzz Ald(...)

Blade Runner 2049: the sequel emerges as the world has just about caught up with the dark forecasts of the original, set in 2019

Lynda Radley’s play Futureproof, finally making its Irish premiere six years after its Scottish debut, begins with a man anxiously watching his figure(...)

Futureproof at the Everyman: the award-winning play by Lynda Radley is  part of the Cork Midsummer Festival. Photograph: Miki Barlok

*** Everyman, Cork Presented by the Everyman in association with the Cork Midsummer Festival and the Project Arts Centre, the Irish premiere of Lyn(...)

Apollo 11 astronaut Dr Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin is coming to Cork to participate in a prestigious spaces studies programme. File photograph: Getty Images

He was there when Neil Armstrong uttered his immortal lines, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” as he stepped on to the Moon.(...)

★★★★   Granary Theatre, Cork Midsummer Festival There are many charms to keep an audience smiling as a teenage cast tackles Shakespeare’s wh(...)

Utopia Ltd Cork Boat Club ★ The most significant difficulty afflicting this Makeshift Ensemble production for the Cork Midsummer Festival is of(...)

Everyman Theatre, Cork ★★★★ There’s very little left of Rudyard Kipling in this Metta Theatre version of The Jungle Book, staged as part of the C(...)

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