Tuesday, 19th June 2018
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12 RULES FOR LIFE by Jordan B. Peterson

What are the most valuable things that everyone should know? Acclaimed clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson has influenced the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become one of the world’s most popular public thinkers, with his lectures on topics from the Bible to romantic relationships to mythology drawing tens of millions of viewers. This book, he provides twelve profound and practical principles for how to live a meaningful life, from setting your house in order before criticising others to comparing yourself to who you were yesterday.

tv show of the week

The Great House Revival

RTÉ One, Sundays, 9.30pm

This new series, presented by architect Hugh Wallace, follows six homeowners who have taken on the task of a lifetime, to transform these derelict properties into comfortable modern homes fit for the 21st century. All over Ireland, there are derelict properties quite literally rotting to the ground. Country estates, farmhouses, cottages, Georgian buildings – places that once buzzed with life lying empty and falling into disrepair. Filmed across two years, the series follows every aspect of these mammoth projects as the homes are restored to their former glory.

film of the week

Solo - Out Now

Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian, the suave owner of the perfect vessel for the dangerous mission -- the Millennium Falcon. A flawed yet fun and fast-paced space adventure, Solo: A Star Wars Story should satisfy newcomers to the saga as well as longtime fans.

TAKEAWAY of the week

Twenty One Restaurant

William St, Waterford

(051) 875 779

We are very excited to announce that we will be starting the Treasure Inn Takeaway & Delivery service from 5-11pm, here at Twenty-One Fan’s Restaurant. Treasure Inn have been in Waterford for the last 30 years and are looking forward to meeting old and new customers at Fan’s 21 restaurant.

fair of the week

Friends Of University Hospital

Waterford Strawberry Fair

June 6, 2018 from 10am to 12noon

The Friends of University Hospital Waterford will hold their Annual Strawberry Fair at Jack Meades Pub and Restaurant on the Cheekpoint Road on Wednesday 6th June 2018 from 10.00 a.m. to 12 noon. Admission €5 (to include strawberries and cream, tea or coffee and biscuits). There will be Cakes, Jams, Plants, Books and bric-a-brac for sale on the day also a Super Raffle with Great Prizes to be won. All the monies raised at this event will go to support patient comforts at University Hospital Waterford. All are welcome.

festival of the week

Clonmel Junction Festival July 2-8

Clonmel Junction Arts Festival 2018 brings it back home for 7 days of culture and summer fun on the banks of the River Suir, July 2 -8. Pictured helping launch the Festival are young dancers, from left, Sophie Charles, Zoe Tierney, Lucy O’Neill and Aoife Carmody wearing a meta-perceptual helmet designed by Cleary Connolly. All are invited to immerse themselves in the best theatre, circus, dance, music, comedy in the county of Tipperary, a one-stop shop where you can also find lots of free entertainment all across town. Tickets are now on sale - junctionfestival.com.

night out of the week

The Square (15A)

Garter Lane Arts Centre June 5

Waterford Film For All and Garter Lane Arts Centre present The Square (15A). Swedish writer/director Ruben Östlund follows up Force Majeure with The Square, an uninhibited satire of the current art world, and delivers a unique work which manages to be surreal, funny and provocative. Starring Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss and Dominic West, The Square screens in Garter Lane Arts Centre for one night only on Tuesday, June 5 at 7.30pm. Booking 051-855038 & garterlane.ie.

Fun idea of the week

Fun Dog Show classes at Waterford Country Fair

10am, June 10

Hound and pet dog owners are encouraged to enter their pets in the competitions which run as part of the Waterford Country Fair at Curraghmore Estate in Portlaw on June 10. The Hound Show begins at 11am and entries are confined to Registered Hunts and hunt staff should wear their hunting attire. Entries will also be taken for the Fun Dog Show on the day from 11am with the competition starting from 2pm, according to organiser Jo Breheny.

Gig of the week

Clancy Brothers Festival of Music and Art 2018

This weekend in Carrick-on-Suir

There’s music, drama, art and family fun for all and with a full weekend of events planned. Music highlights include concerts by Bread and Beer, Freddie White, Cordeen, the Clancy Family with Finbarr Clancy, Dónal Clancy, Robbie O’Connell, Kevin Power and Colm Power, ‘Musical Society Goes Folk! Volume 2’, and the festival opening concert featuring Roisín Clancy and Friends, Maria O’Shea Enright, Phila Grace, the Tipperary Ramblers, the Murphy Sisters and Maeve Quinton.

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