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Definite must see for any Trad fans is PULSES OF TRADITION runs throughout the summer. An authentic, multi-media experience featuring internationally recognised musicians and dancers the show transports audiences from ancient Irish tradition to modern interpretations of Irish culture

Don’t miss the chance to see CORMAC O’CAOIMHE AND PAT COLDRICK on June 6. Having just released his third solo album, The Moon Looses its Memory, and O’Caoimh is joined by classical guitar maestro Pat Coldrick in the intimate surrounds of Triskel Christchurch

PUNK ON FILM 19 – 22 July showcases documentaries dealing with some of the bands who helped create the punk movement and its lasting impact on the music industry. Special guest director Wes Orshoski, will introduce THE DAMNED: DON’T YOU WISH WE WERE DEAD July 21

SOAK aka Bridie Monds-Watson brings her thoughtful and unique song writing talents to Triskel on June 13. With a musical maturity beyond her 19 years she’s one to watch!

For a Relaxing break check out Gulpd Café’s delicious Iced coffee’s, or feeling a bit peckish there’s always something unique on the menu to tickle even the pickiest tastebuds

CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT was Orson Welles personal favourite from his prolific film-making career. To celebrate 100 years since Welles birth Triskel screens his ambitious adaptation of Shakespeare’s work on May 30. The film will be introduced by film maker, Maximillian McCain

On June 18 Plugd records is pleased to welcome CIRCUIT DES YEUX back to Gulpd Cafe. Haley Fohr’s music juxtaposes tenderness and grief, ecstasy and horror, using sounds as representations of the emotional spectrum that we all experience

A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT, runs June 7-10 and is hailed as the first Iranian Vampire Western ever made. Debut director Ana Lili Amirpour’s film follows a lonesome vampire who stalks the social outcast inhabitants of an Iranian Ghost Town

The final exhibition in the series Calling Up The Vangard, by guest curator John P Quinlan, Patricia Burns’ EASTWARDS continues until May 30. Her moody paintings capture the suburban Cork of her childhood with atmospheric nostalgia

Get involved in Theatre and develop your creative ideas for the stage with writers, actors and directors via Friday Sharing at TDC. Themes and projects are announced regularly at

Learn about Corks rich and fascinating Industrial past during HERITAGE WEEK August 22-30 with a range of guided tours and public talks on offer there is plenty to feed the imagination

Calling all 6-14 year olds keen to stretch their vocal chords! SUMMER SING is a unique festival encouraging children to learn about Corks culture while developing their singing talents and runs July 20-24

Wrapping up our exciting summer season, SOUNDS FROM A SAFE HARBOUR, a festival of music art and conversation features Icelandic minimalist ambient ensemble, AMIINA on Sept 19 and experimental Waterford trio EAT MY NOISE at Triskel Christchurch 20 Sept