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Wednesday, 5th September 2018

The Pooka Party

Shona Shirley McDonald

A magical and beautifully illustrated story about loneliness and the power of friendship by a highly acclaimed Waterford based illustrator Shona Shirley McDonald. High in the mountains lives a magical created call The Pooka. The Pooka loves living there on its own and spends it's time singing, gardening, dancing and reading. One day The Pooka realises it feels a bit lonely and misses it's friends. So it decides to inivited everyone to a great big party with music and cake. Will anyone turn up? Or will everyone turn up? come to The Pooka party and find out what happens.

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Wednesday, 5th September 2018

Keith Lemon:

Coming in America

Sundays 3e 10pm

The show follows the irrepressible Keith Lemon as he and some of his best loved sketch show characters, head to L.A. to try to break America. With a documentary film crew recording his every move, Keith Lemon: Coming In America, charts Keith's journey as he attempts to realise his ultimate dream of hosting his own US chat show. After all, if James Corden can do it, why not Keith Lemon?

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Wednesday, 5th September 2018

Black 47

ROI Rating: - 15

It's 1847 and Ireland is in the grip of the Great Famine that has ravaged the country for two long years. Feeney, a hardened Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, abandons his post to return home and reunite with his family. He's seen more than his share of horrors, but nothing prepares him for the famine's hopeless destruction of his homeland that has brutalised his people and where there seems to be no law and order. He discovers his mother starved to death and his brother hanged. With little else to live for, he sets a destructive path to avenge his family.

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Wednesday, 5th September 2018

Tall tales and tall glasses

Eddie Lenihan at The Metalman Bar, The Quay

Friday September 7th, 7pm

Harvest Festival in association with Modwords would like to invite you to a night of folklore, myth, music, fairies agus cupla Focail. Eddie is a practising seancha

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Wednesday, 5th September 2018

What good is looking when you're rotten on the inside

Saturday September 8th, 8pm

One month before his death, retired civil servant and man of few words Paddy O'Grady had a sudden urge to talk. Using a portable cassette tape recorder, he recorded 15 hours of stories about leprechauns, aliens and lonely pharmacists; absurdist political satire and musings on life, love and death. In this new production Paddy's granddaughter, Emma O'Grady, examines the fractured and fragile personas we present to the world, who we might be behind them, and who we could be instead.

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Wednesday, 5th September 2018

Dromona history day

September 9th, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford

Day on Georgian Country House Interiors will draw attention to Waterford's links with Italy. Dr Peter Murray, former Director of Cork's Crawford Gallery, will speak about the influence of Italy on 18th century Irish country houses."

Other speakers will be Julian Walton on 'Libraries of the Big Houses in County Waterford', Dr Patricia McCarthy on 'Dromana's sumptuous apartments' and Dr Conor Lucey on 'The stuccoed interior in Georgian Ireland'.

Cost €70 per person or €125 for 2 includes morning coffee, lunch, and afternoon tea.

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Wednesday, 5th September 2018

Coffee Warehouse's South Coast Coffee

http://www.coffeehouselane.ie.

Waterford coffee producer, Coffee Warehouse, had cause to celebrate as its new coffee brand "South Coast Coffee", took to the shelves of 130 Aldi stores throughout the country. South Coast Coffee is the new brand developed by Coffee Warehouse, which has produced a wide range of popular coffee blends including Viking City Roast, Copper Coast Roast and the award-winning Coffee House Lane Blend 1690, which has picked up two Blas na hEireann bronze awards in the best coffee category.

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Wednesday, 5th September 2018

Harvest Festival)

September 9th Sunrise to Sunset

http://www.facebook.com/events/1894036773989522/

A staple on the nation's culinary calendar the streets of Ireland's oldest city will be filled with a banquet of inviting sights and aromas as the 10th Waterford Harvest Festival returns to the city from September 7th to September 9th, 2018. This year the programme will feature a smorgasbord of cookery demonstrations and workshops, a health and wellness area, family fun on the Green, exciting chef collaborations, producer's stalls, country markets and much more. See http://www.waterfordharvestfestival.ie/events for more information!

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Thursday, 30th August 2018

OLDBOY

Spike Lee is back in the news as a director with his new film about a black cop who infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan. This movie however is his remake of a South Korean film about a man who is kidnapped off the streets of New York and kept in isolation for 20 years.

To say that the man, played by Josh Brolin, is not a sympathetic character is putting it mildly. However while he is in isolation he finds out that his ex wife has been murdered and his child has been put up for adoption. His only access to the outside world is his t.v. and even that is controlled and he finds out about what happened to his family though a real life murder show. This spurs him to change his ways and he begins to stop drinking

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Thursday, 30th August 2018

Orwell’s Animal Farm Garter Lane Arts Centre

Waterford Youth Arts engaged Belfast based theatre director Rhiann Je rey and together with over thirty young actors, they explored the text of Animal Farm for theatre over the last six weeks at Garter Lane Arts Centre. After three great performances last week, catch 'Animal Farm' again in Garter Lane this Thursday 30th (Preview), Friday 31st and on Saturday the 1st of September as Waterford Youth Arts give us their telling of Manor Farm.

Tickets €10 on Thursday and €17 for Friday and Saturday’s performances can be bought online at garterlane.ie or 051 855038.

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