What's on: Thursday, June 13

What's on: Thursday, June 13
Mide Houlihan.


The Welcome Inn, Parnell Place Ballads & Banjos 9.30pm, adm free

One of Cork's finest traditional and folk sessions. A different blend of musicians every week but always the same result; decent music and mighty craic - come check it out for yourself.

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. Traditional Irish Dinner and Show 6pm and 8pm, adm free

Upstairs at The Oliver Plunkett! Welcome to The Traditional Irish and Dinner Show at The Oliver Plunkett. Performances at 6pm & 8pm sharp Sunday - Thursday. For bookings please email info@theoliverplunkett.com We would love to hear your comments and reviews: please find us on TripAdvisor, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. Dwyers Warehouse Sessions 9.30pm, adm free

The Guilty Judges and The Ill Winds are having a jam session. Musicians welcome to come along and jump in for a tune.

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. The Midnight Rambles 12 am, adm free

'The Midnight Rambles' are The Oliver Plunkett's jamming sessions. Join Edel Curtin and some of Cork's finest musicians for an almighty shindig. An acoustic session in the middle of the downstairs bar covering all styles of music. 

Brú Bar & Hostel, 57 MacCurtain St. Míde Houlihan 9pm, adm free

Míde Houlihan is a Clonakilty bred singer-songwriter, who started gigging as a solo act in late 2011 and has since been playing on a regular basis around Cork. These gigs have included support slots for FRED, Canadian folk singer Doug Paisley and a slot in the Sherkin Responsibilities Festival 2013. Her song 'Nuts and Bolts' won the IMRO Christie Hennessy Songwriting award in 2015.


Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Vernon Jane And Bailer Double Headliner 8pm, adm €5

As part of their Irish tour Vernon Jane have teamed up with heavy hitters Bailer for a raucous show in Crane Lane. Bailer have spent their short time as a band building up a strong reputation in their home ground, having played shows alongside Norma Jean, Sick Of It All, Employed To Serve, Palm Reader, Malevolence, HECK, God Mother, Coilguns, Monuments and more. 

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Gerry Quigley & The Durty Blues Band Rory G. Memorial Show 11.50pm, adm free

Rory Gallagher Memorial show. Just back from Rory Fest Ballyshannon Blues and rock guitarist and virtuoso composer Gerry Quigley and his band with rocking powerhouse Frank McNally on bass/vocals have been captivating crowds with their hypnotic melodies and spine-tingling guitar solos. If you love to hear the best of the best blues rock, prog rock and originals, then seriously don’t miss this show.

The Corner House, Coburg St. Lee Delta Blues Club 9.30pm, adm free

This week we welcome back The Dizzy Blues with Pat Horgan on guitar and friends.

Charlie's, Union Quay Snaggletooth 9.30pm, adm free

Tasty Thursday Sessions with Declan Hogge playing the music of Planxty, Paul Brady, Bob Dylan etc. Combination of guitar, mandolin and mouth organ along with a strong voice.

Franciscan Well Brew Pub, North Mall Trad Session 3pm, adm free

Our daily trad session has a mix of jigs and reels and great Irish songs in both Irish and English. With a bit of gypsy jazz and hillbilly thrown in the mix.

Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. The Lee Sessions 7pm, adm free

Get a taste of real authentic trad music at one of Dwyers Sessions. The best of Irish musicians accompanied from time to time by talented Irish dancers.

The Corner House, Coburg St. The Lee Sessions 6pm, adm free 

Features giants of trad music, Eoin Ó Riabhaigh, Johnny McCarthy and Aidan Coffey with special guest musicians every week.

An Spailpín Fánach, South Main St The Lee Sessions 9.30pm, adm free

The Lee Sessions is the umbrella term for all authentic, traditional Irish music sessions in Cork city.

Sin É, Coburg St The Lee Sessions 6.30pm and 8pm, adm free

Supported by Cork City Council, this trad session series runs all year round, and features world-class musicians and singers, in Cork's most iconic bars.


Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. End Of Exams Party 10pm, adm €10

Celebrate the end of exams. Great drinks deals and promotions. Strictly over 18's. 2 forms of ID required. R.O.A.R.


Coughlan's, Douglas St. Neil Delamere: End Of Watch (Edinburgh Preview) Sold Out 7.30pm, adm €15

Comedy Cavern presents Neil Delamere: End of Watch (Edinburgh Preview) Fresh from a sell-out tour, star of BBC’s the Blame Game, Fighting Talk and the Newsquiz, Neil Delamere comes to Coughlan’s Cork with his Edinburgh preview show End of Watch.


Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. Burn/Out (Cork Midsummer Festival) 8.30pm, adm free but ticketed

A free evening of artists’ films on the theme of environmental disquiet, exploring the anxious line between the natural world and our interventions within it. The programme is presented by Pluck Projects who are commencing as visual arts curators-in-residence for Cork Midsummer Festival in May 2019. The residency is supported by the Glucksman who will offer mentorship, expertise and other resources to the curators.

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. Natural Born Killers (Nc) 6pm, adm €10 / €7.50 122 mins – United States 1994

Dir: Oliver Stone Starring: Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis and Robert Downey This is a gripping and satirical look at violence, murder and the American media, as told through the eyes of two of the most terrifying, relentless, cold-blooded (and popular) mass murderers imaginable.


An Spailpín Fánach, South Main St. Hysterical Histories - All Ages Dinner Theatre 7pm, adm €28/€25 adults, €20 children

Hysterical Histories is a unique dinner theatre experience that is suitable for all the family. Set in an 18th century tavern you will be treated to two sumptuous courses of traditional fare, while being whisked through time on a highly entertaining, and explosive journey through Cork City's riotous history. 

Tickets from www.buytickets.at/chattybooproductions 

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. The New Past By Bennie Reilly 10 am, adm free

Bennie Reilly’s work has always dealt with aspects of the natural world and its peculiarities. Her latest exhibition, The New Past, is a collection of paintings and sculptural objects that present a flux of both accepted and questionable historical fact.

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