EVENTS

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Hullabaloo!Offaly's Children's Arts Festival

Hullabaloo!Offaly's Children's Arts Festival

Wed 1 Nov - Sat 4 Nov

Birr Edenderry & Clara

Info: Booking Opens Thursday 5 October @ 3pm:

Four days of incredible art making activities/workshops and live performances during Halloween half term break. The festival introduces children up to the age of 12 to a range of different art forms. Visit www.hullabaloofestival.ie for all the events and booking.

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Launch of Exhibition Head Full of Dreams

Thurs 19 Oct @ 2.30pm

Arás an Chontae, Tullamore

Info: Offaly County Council is pleased to host a unique and fun exhibition called Head Full of Dreams by the students of St Mary’s Secondary School, Edenderry. The students have worked maticuously to create spectacular and extremely imaginative hats of all shapes sizes, materials and texture. Exhibition continues until Monday 6th November.

Cost: Free

Contact: arts@offalycoco.ie or (057) 9357400

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Simon Casey, Diarmuid Guinan & Joe Wynne in Concert

Thurs 19 Oct @ 8pm

St Catherine’s Church, Hop Hill, Tullamore

Info: Including special guests Les Beaux Chanteurs & Muiriosa Singers. Proceeds to St Catherine’s & Oncology Ward, Tullamore Hospital

Cost: €15 (includes glass of wine) Tickets available from Tina Stones 086 8753512 or Vanda Fryday 086 2418016

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Tullamore Club Sessions Presents..

Laoise Kelly (Harpist) and Tiarnan Ó Duinnchinn (uileann piper)

Fri 20 Oct @ 8pm

Rugby Club Tullamore

Info: Laoise Kelly from Mayo has been described as the most significant harper of her generation and Tiarnan Ó Duiinnchinn is renowned for his mastery of the pipes. These ancient and symbolic traditional Irish instruments come together beautifully to serve up an entrancing feast of varying sounds. In the hands of such capable and well-respected artists audiences are guaranteed to be treated to an evening that will not be forgotten. For more information visit Tullamore Club Sessions Facebook

Cost: €15 at the door

Contact: 087 2661822

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The 4 of Us

Fri 20 Oct @ 9pm

Hugh Lynch’s Bar, Tullamore

Cost: €20 Tickets from http://www.ticketweb.ie/event/the-4-of-us-hugh-lynchs-bar-venue-tickets/7646945?REFERRAL_ID=twfb

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Aonghus McAnally – Celebrating Christie Hennessy

Sun 22 Oct @ 8pm

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

Info: Renowned entertainer Aonghus McAnally recreates the iconic sound of his close friend in a touching tribute to one of Ireland’s greatest singer-songwriters.

Cost: €23/21

Contact: www.birrtheatre.com Box Office (057) 91 22911

EVENTS Calendar

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Tullamore Club Sessions Presents..

Laoise Kelly (Harpist) and Tiarnan Ó Duinnchinn (uileann piper)

Fri 20 Oct @ 8pm

Rugby Club Tullamore

Info: Laoise Kelly from Mayo has been described as the most significant harper of her generation and Tiarnan Ó Duiinnchinn is renowned for his mastery of the pipes. These ancient and symbolic traditional Irish instruments come together beautifully to serve up an entrancing feast of varying sounds. In the hands of such capable and well-respected artists audiences are guaranteed to be treated to an evening that will not be forgotten. For more information visit Tullamore Club Sessions Facebook

Cost: €15 at the door

Contact: 087 2661822

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The 4 of Us

Fri 20 Oct @ 9pm

Hugh Lynch’s Bar, Tullamore

Cost: €20 Tickets from http://www.ticketweb.ie/event/the-4-of-us-hugh-lynchs-bar-venue-tickets/7646945?REFERRAL_ID=twfb

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Aonghus McAnally – Celebrating Christie Hennessy

Sun 22 Oct @ 8pm

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

Info: Renowned entertainer Aonghus McAnally recreates the iconic sound of his close friend in a touching tribute to one of Ireland’s greatest singer-songwriters.

Cost: €23/21

Contact: www.birrtheatre.com Box Office (057) 91 22911

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TADS presents 2 One Act Plays

Mon 23, Tue 24 & Wed 25 Oct. @ 8pm

Scoil Mhuire, Kilcruttin, Tullamore.

Info: Enjoy two one act performed by Tullamore Amateur Dramatic Society - "What’s for Pudding?" by David Tristram & "Babysitting Calvin" by John H. Newmeir. In ‘What’s for Pudding’ Jack and Mary are preparing themselves for yet another stultifyingly boring night in, when the doorbell rings unexpectedly.What follows is a series of anarchic comic revelations. In "Babysitting Calvin", Calvin, a ten-month old baby (acted by an adult), can still remember his previous life when he was happily married to Laura, despite the constant attentions of his womanising friend, Bob. Calvin will lose his blissful memories when he reaches his first birthday - or speaks - so he determines nothing will make him talk!

Contact: secretary@tullamoredrama.ie for more information and tickets or see TADs Facebook

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Film@BirrTheatre : L'Odyssee

Tues 24 Oct@ 8pm

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

Info: Language: French Summer 1946. Jacques-Yves Cousteau is living a seemingly paradisiac life in the Mediterranean together with his family. But Cousteau never finds himself in a state of happiness: the entrepreneurial go-getter lives and breathes maritime adventure. Driven by his unshakable belief in progress, he sets sail in his recently purchased research vessel Calypso on a voyage to discover the oceans of the world.Cost: €5/3

Contact www.birrtheatre.com Box Office (057) 91 22911

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Lecture by Valerie Moffat, National Gallery

Thurs 26 Oct @ 6.30pm

Tullamore Library

Info: The World of JB Yeats

Cost: Free, booking essential.

Contact: Tel: 057 9346832 Email: Tullamorelibrary@offalycoco.ie

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Mundy Jelly Legs 21

Sun 29 Oct @ 8pm

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

Info: At the age of 21, on October 14 1996, one of Ireland's most popular singer-songwriters and Birr's very own Mundy released his critically acclaimed debut album, Jelly Legs,which went on to sell a respectable 60,000 copies around the world. This year will mark the 21st anniversary of Jelly Legs. Mundy is marking the occasion by reforming his old band with guitarist Steo Farrell, drummer Cion O’Callaghan and bassist Shane Fitzsimons. The

Cost: €22

Contact www.birrtheatre.com Box Office (057) 91 22911