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Pat Coldrick to play at Fota House

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Pat Coldrick to play at Fota House

On Friday 10th June, Virtuoso Guitarist and Composer Pat Coldrick makes a welcome return to Fota House. Pat, a classical guitarist, has taken this genre to another level completely. His music, especially his own compositions, has been described as Music That Defies Genre. While Pat plays his own arrangements of great modern pieces like Desperado […]

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Wedding Showcase at Fota Island Resort Sunday 24th April

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Wedding Showcase at Fota Island Resort Sunday 24th April

Plan your dream wedding day at the wonderful Wedding Showcase at Fota Island Resort set on an idyllic private island 12 noon – 5pm Sunday 24th April 2016 Forget pre-wedding jitters the night before the ceremony, for most brides (and grooms) in-waiting the most stressful part of their upcoming nuptials is where on earth to start with […]

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Glenn Jones at the Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh

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Glenn Jones at the Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh

Sunday 24th April at 6pm (doors 5.30pm) Tickets €15 available online or through the office on 0214813790/info@siriusartscentre.ie Support act to be announced. Glenn Jones is a master of American Primitive Guitar, a style invented in the late 1950s by John Fahey, whose traditional fingerpicking techniques and wide-ranging influences were used to create modern original compositions. […]

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Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh at the Sirius Arts Centre

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Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh at the Sirius Arts Centre

Saturday 23 April 2016, 8.30pm (doors 8pm) Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh makes music on a 10-string fiddle called the hardanger d’amore, and travels the world as a solo musician, in duos with Dan Trueman, Mick O’Brien and Brendan Begley, and as a member of The Gloaming and This is How We Fly. He has performed on […]

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Fota House Plant and Garden Fair Sunday 17th April 2016 at Fota House and Gardens

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Fota House Plant and Garden Fair Sunday 17th April 2016 at Fota House and Gardens

On Sunday, 17th April 2016, Fota House and Gardens will host its annual “Fota House Plant and Garden Fair”. This is now recognised as the biggest Plant and Garden Fair outside the Dublin area and will again be held in the new Car Park of Fota House. It is expected that approximately eighty specialist nurseries […]

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Well known American Choir to sing at Fota House

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Well known American Choir to sing at Fota House

On Sunday, March 20th, Fota House will welcome the Hilliard Darby High School Choir to sing in the Long Gallery of Fota House. The Hilliard Darby High School draws its students from Hilliard, a suburb of Columbus, Ohio. There are nearly 1400 on the school ‘roll’. The MUSIC DEPARTMENT is very strong, with 250 students […]

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Sirius Arts Centre present Preston Reed Saturday 27th February

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Sirius Arts Centre present Preston Reed Saturday 27th February

One of the most influential guitarists of the last twenty-five years, Preston Reed invented integrated percussive guitar-playing in the late 1980’s, revolutionising the way the acoustic guitar is played and inspiring generations of musicians around the world ever since, including many of today’s top players such as Andy McKee and Jon Gomm. Blending multi-voiced grooves, […]

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Sirius Arts Centre presents Dónal Lunny and Paddy Glackin

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Sirius Arts Centre presents Dónal Lunny and Paddy Glackin

Saturday 5th March at 8.30pm (doors 8pm) Dónal Lunny is popularly regarded as having being central to the renaissance of Irish Music over the last three decades. Since the seventies Dónal has had involvement with some of the most innovative bands to emerge from Ireland including Planxty, the Bothy Band, Moving Hearts, Coolfin, and more […]

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Fota House presents The Tailor and Ansty by Eric Cross

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Fota House presents The Tailor and Ansty by Eric Cross

Fota House and The Dublin Theatre Company are proud to present The Tailor and Ansty by Eric Cross, adapted by P.J. O’Connor with RONAN WILMOT and SILE NUGENT on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th March at 8.00 p.m. Tickets €20.00 The Tailor and Ansty by Eric Cross was first published as a book in 1942 […]

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The Molgoggers lunchtime concert at Sirius Arts Centre – Saturday 13th February

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The Molgoggers lunchtime concert at Sirius Arts Centre – Saturday 13th February

Saturday 13th February at 1pm – Free Admission The MOLGOGGERS are a Cobh-based sea shanty and maritime song group that keep old tales and tunes alive and well. The group is made up of nine men with over one hundred years’ experience at sea between them. The Molgoggers will perform a lunchtime improvised concert in […]

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