Utopia Ltd

Makeshift Ensemble, as part of the Cork MidSummer Festival, presents a collaborative theatre production exploring the global narratives of our time in the national context of 2016. Using the biography, ideals and conflicting perspectives of Roger Cas...

Sacrifice at Easter

Cork Midsummer Festival is delighted to announce that Corcadorca Theatre Company will present their upcoming site-specific production ofSacrifice at Easter by Pat McCabe as part of this year's festival. In what will be one of their larges...

(RE)writing (Hi)story (A Sonic Opera)

Tuesday, 21st June 2016 source url
A is new work by pioneering sound artist Danny McCarthy installed at Triskel Christchurch Summer 2016. Featuring collages and paintings as well as an ambitious audio installation which at times takes over the whole building. The work is made as a co...

Summer SING!

Monday, 18th July - Friday, 22nd July 2016
A week-long children’s singing festival which facilitates 360 children to experience the rich history and culture of Cork City while nurturing their natural singing ability. Cork City Hall, Triskel Christchurch and 20 satellite spaces

Prodijig

Thursday, 21st July - Sunday, 14th August 2016
Prodijig is a dance extravaganza with themes of freedom and revolution at its core. It is a story about a rebellious group of dancers and their incredible journey. This is a Cork Opera House presentation with the revolutionary young choreographer Ala...

Cork 1916 Children’s Arts and Drama Workshop

Friday, 12th August @ 11:00 am - Saturday, 13th August 2016
Visual artist Máire O' Mahony and drama teacher Susanna Trifiletti are pleased to announce they will be working in collaboration with St. Peters church, Cork this year to facilitate a series of children's art and drama workshops . During the work...

Soldiers

Summer 2016
New work by artist Ruairí Donovan which examines 'masculinity' in the context of the Irish 1916 Centenary with a specific focus on 'commemoration' and what it means to be a man in contemporary Ireland. The performance will occur on Sheares Street...

Writings on the Proclamation

Autumn 2016
This project will ask four high profile writers, a mix of poets and prose writers, to respond to the aspirations in the Proclamation. Each writer will be asked to produce new text – poems, reflections, stories and essays as their personal respo...

The Children of the Revolution

September - October 2016
This is a new play by acclaimed Cork writer Raymond Scannell. It marks the centenary of the 1916 Rising by focusing on its aftermath and the generation that inherited independence. In particular, the play looks at the extraordinary stories of two...

Exhibition: Perceptions 2016, the Art of Citizenship:

Friday, 9th September - Saturday, 29th October 2016
An exhibition, seminar and public engagement workshops and events broaden the range of voices, visions, perceptions and approaches to creativity that the public engage with in cultural venues. Crawford Art Gallery, Wandesford Quay Gallery, ...

Comóradh1916: Cork Folk Festival 1916 Commemorative Event

Thursday, 29th September 2016 @ 1:00 pm
Featuring Eoin Ó Riabhaigh (Uilleann Pipes), Johnny MacCarthy (Fiddle), Máire Ní Chéileachair (Song).  The war pipes of Tomas McCurtain and a flute belonging to Neilus Cronin with be on display at the event. This is a free event. Eoin Ó Ria...

16 Letters – An Exhibition by Geraldine O’Sullivan

Tuesday, 11th October - Wednesday, 9th November 2016
“16 Letters “ is an exhibition of Lifescape collages based on letters carefully selected from a public digital database and archival material in public and private collections, written during the momentous events prior to, during and after the Ea...

Cork Film Festival 2016

Friday, 11th November - Sunday, 20th November 2016
2016 sees the 61st edition of the Cork Film Festival, Ireland’s oldest. Alongside its core programme of global repertory cinema, a shorts ‘festival within a festival’, live cineconcerts, family programming, and film and discussion ideas...

Exhibition: Irish Arts and Crafts

Thursday, 17th November - Tuesday, 31st January 2017
Bringing the year to a close at the Crawford Art Gallery is an exhibition highlighting the Irish Arts and Crafts movement. The exhibition will have a thematic focus on the Celtic Revivalist desire to form an artistic style to match the spirit of the ...
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