What’s on?

Date                                Event                                     Where/Contact

Aug. 13 – 16                    Inchigeela Festival                                                                  http://www.uibhlaoire.com/news/360628/Inchigeela_Festival_2015 Thurs. Aug. 13               Brendan Grace

Fri. Aug. 14                  5k Road Run. Joe Cook & Southern Beat and Shane Owens

Sat. Aug. 15                 Family Fun and Sports Day. Hot Fuss Band & 2fm DJ, Jenny Greene & Electric Disco

Sun. Aug. 16.                Vintage. Street Music. Bog the Donkey

Aug 11th – 16th               Millstreet International Horseshow    http://www.millstreet.horse/

 Aug 22nd                       CORK HERITAGE OPEN DAY           http://www.corkheritageopenday.ie/events/

Entry to all buildings and evehttp://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event-details?EventID=1421nts is free of charge.  However in the case of a few events, due to space restrictions and increasing popularity you will be required to book your place in advance.  You must present your ticket on the day, as refused entry may cause offence.  It is clearly noted on the website, which events require a ticket and where you can obtain a free ticket for the event.

Aug 22nd                        Commemorating Centenary of Visit of Padraig Pearse

Unveiling of Monument Commemorating Centenary of Visit of Padraig Pearse on 22nd of August 1915. Location: Corkerys Bar, Millstreet, Cork 19:30 PM to 20:30 PM – See more at: http://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/search

Aug 23rd                        Walk the Michael Collins Way (17:30-20:30),    Four Alls, Sams Cross, Co Cork

Aug 23rd (14:00 – 16:00)  International Year of Earths’ Soils Location: Nano Nagle Centre for Spirituality and Ecology http://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event-details?EventID=713

Participants will be introduced to the recent origins of Ireland’s soils and the fundamental relationship between geological and biological diversity. Yew trees will be planted during the tour.

Aug 25th (16:00-22:00)   Sliabh Luachra Cultural Trail Bus Tour http://www.heritageweek.ie/

A bus will depart Bruach na Carraige and tour Sliabh Luachra, introducing people to the trail newly developed. The bus tour will finish at Rockchapel with a session and refreshments. Folklore Music Dance Storytelling PoetryThe Sliabh Luachra Cultural Trail winds 130 km through the borderlands of North West Co. Cork and East Co. Kerry, encompassing a traditional cultural landscape which has given rise to many of Irelands’ finest musicians’ and poets. The trail makes several stops at points of interest along the way, of historical, cultural and archaeological interest. Additional Details: Booking is essential as bus spaces will be limited. Please contact James on 029-60633 or email duhallow@eircom.net to reserve your seat. Bruach na CarraigeAddress: Rockchapel, Co. Cork: Cost: Free

25th Aug -18th Sept      HERE AND NOW Exhibition           Town Hall Gallery, Macroom 10:30AM-5PM

This is a group show by artists from the Lee Valley / Muskerry area.

Aug 29th                      Christy Moore: Eccles Hotel, Cork @20:00PM


Millstreet Country Park (upcoming events) http://www.millstreetcountrypark.com/

Aug 30th                        Heritage Day  Activities       2-5pm

Sept 6th                         Cycling Fest                          2-5pm            

Sept 12th                       Wildlife & Autumn Day

Sept 13th                       Food & Foraging Day 

Please contact the park on 029 70810 or info@millstreetcountrypark.com for any further information on upcoming events.

Sept 18th                      SoundOut       Macroom Town Hall, The Square, Macroom, Co. Cork (Phone: 021 4346210)

Macroom Town Hall will host a performance by SoundOut, a jazz trio comprising of saxophone, bass and drums. The group have composed and arranged music that loosely includes element of Jazz, Latin and Middle Eastern forms. They will be performing some of the new material they have been developing for Culture Night. http://www.culturenightcorkcounty.ie/content/    FREE EVENT

Sept 25th-27th                Macroom Food Festival

This festival will be the ultimate foodie and family affair. The weekend will be a real celebration and a feast for all the senses with a great line-up of indoor, outdoor and mostly FREE food, drink and music events. http://www.macroomfoodfestival.com/

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