Fury on the White Strand – the Battle of Ventry

We are delighted to announce that tickets are now available to buy in local shops for this unique event ‘Fury on the White Strand – the Battle of Ventry’

In Rathmore:
Hickey’s Centra Rathmore

In Millstreet:
Colemans Centra Millstreet
Herlihy Centra Millstreet

In Newmarket:
Philip Linehan’s
The Post Office
The Credit Union
Tadgh Ryan’s

Tickets still available
🕯 online at https://ticketstop.ie/event/4277/fury-on-the-white-strand-candlelit-tales-the-culturlann-newmarket
🕯 at the door
🕯 by emailing <email>
🕯 by contacting 086 2511 812

Superb “Separate Beds” Comedy Presentation at The Glen Theatre Banteer Tonight at 8pm

💥 The Glen Theatre Banteer present their hilarious new Comedy 💥Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

🐣 Easter Sunday 9th April (Opening Night)
🐣 Tonight – Sunday 16th April @8pm

Set in the home of Arthur Marshall where on the eve of his only daughter’s wedding, his estranged wife arrives after an absence of three years. What could possibly go wrong?

Booking advised 🎭. 🎟 €15 (Includes raffle)
For tickets call 📞 029-56239 📞

Directed by: Con O’Keeffe & Jane Pigott [read more …] “Superb “Separate Beds” Comedy Presentation at The Glen Theatre Banteer Tonight at 8pm”

The Glen Theatre Drama Group  present their hilarious comedy play  ‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’

The Glen Theatre Drama Group  present their hilarious comedy play  ‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’ this Saturday and Sunday nights.
Bernard is planning a romantic weekend with his mistress while his wife Jacqueline is away. He has arranged for a cook to prepare gourmet delights and has invited his best friend Robert along as alibi. What could possibly go wrong?
Booking advised, for tickets  call  📞 029-56239  📞

‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’

The Glen Theatre Drama Group Banteer are delighted to present their hilarious new comedy play  ‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’.
Bernard is planning a romantic weekend with his mistress, while his wife Jacqueline is away. He has arranged for a cook to prepare gourmet delights and has invited his best friend Robert along as alibi. What could possibly go wrong?
Opening this Easter Sunday, April 17th  & also on Bank Holiday Monday , April 18th.
Booking advised, for tickets  call  📞 029-56239  📞

Glen Theatre’s Presentation of “Many Young Men of Twenty”

It’s Finally SHOWTIME and the Glen Theatre Banteer are delighted to present …..

🤗🎟 Many Young Men of Twenty 🎟🤗
Directed by: Dave Nagle

A funny and compelling play dealing with emigration and the lack of jobs at home that forced people to leave their native Ireland for England.

Opening next weekend:
Fri 4th & Sun 6th March 2022

For tickets call 📞 029-56239 📞

We thank Marie Bourke of the Glen Theatre for the Poster. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Glen Theatre Drama on Sat. 19th Feb. 2022 at 8pm

The Glen Theatre Banteer are delighted to welcome the fantastic Ray O’ Sullivan with his cast and crew on Saturday 19th Feb. @ 8pm with his hilarious new comedy WEIGHT WATCHING🎭

From the writer of The Rise and Rise of The Healy Raes & A Papal Blessing It’s sure to be a great night 🎭
👉 Early booking advised 👈

🎟 For Tickets 🎟
📞 Call or text Ray O Sullivan on (087) 227 9657

We thank Marie for the Poster. Tap to enlarge. (S.R.)

The Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe

Preparations are almost complete for “The Old Woman who lived in the Shoe” – The Marian Players 33rd Annual Panto, in The Community Centre, Rathmore.  Adding to the fabulous acts we have all enjoyed down the years, we have many new young faces giving added life and zest to the whole production. The schedule of performances is available on local advertising and media, and is also on the booking office phone number as above.  Every day from Tuesday Jan 28th onward, the booking office across from Rathmore Church, will be open between 2.00 pm and 6.00 pm. Also, during these hours, one may also phone in to reserve seats for collection later.

Bookings, as usual, are taken for individual seats. So an early call is advised so one can be assured of their preferred seats. Details: 085 2031730.

[read more …] “The Old Woman who Lived in a Shoe”

Christmas Cabaret At Coolcower House

CHRISTMAS CABARET- COOLCOWER HOUSE – As there is no venue available to host the Annual Pantomime, Lee Valley Panto Group have decided to assist 4 charities this year by performing Christmas Candlelight Cabaret at Coolcower House Macroom on the 13th and 14th of December at 8pm. The charities are as follows: Marymount Hospice,  Macroom Hospital,  St Vincent DePaul and Sullane Haven .
An ideal opportunity for your Christmas party night out while supporting worthy charities. Tickets €20 available at Evelyn’s Shop, and enquires also to 0872755080 and 0872322505.

GOOD NEWS FOR CHILDREN – There will be a special Sing A Long Christmas performance for children’s chorus on Sunday 15th from 2.30 to 4pm with many surprises including a very welcome Christmas guest.

Further details below:  [read more …] “Christmas Cabaret At Coolcower House”

The Wizard of Oz

Panto Season is well on the way🎭 & the all children cast are getting everything ready to go!! 👌…..We can’t wait to entertain you all & bring you on a wonderful adventure down the yellow brick road🌈 with lots of singing, dancing🎹🎵🥁🎤 and funny jokes along the way….This adventure is sure to be a hit with all the family so look out here comes….. THE WIZARD OF OZ…

Shows:- Saturday 2nd March @ 7.30pm & Sunday 3rd March @ 3pm in Rathmore Community Hall in aid of the Friends of the Children of Chernobyl Ireland.😁

€23,000 Raised from Rapunzel

Marian Players Rathmore 2019 32nd Annual Panto – Rapunzel. Our Panto Treasurer Eilish Coakley presented Hugh Ryan, Chairman of Kerry Parents & Friends Association with €23,000 proceeds from this year’s Panto.
A huge thanks to the audiences and everyone who assisted in preparing this year’s Show especially the Committee of Rathmore Community Centre for their support & accommodation since the of start of rehearsals. Thanks to David Twomey, Leo Fitzgerald Music Row Studio,Shane Dennehy, Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra, Rathmore Social Action Group, the Media, Jerry Healy, Tony Sheehan, Christy Dennehy, the Management of the many Schools in the Parish and the spouses, partners and families of the participants in the group and anyone else who may have helped in any way. A sincere thank you to all. If we accidently omitted anyone, please accept our apologies.

“Radio Treasures” on Tuesday 22nd Jan. 9:30 to 11:00pm

Among the many items about which we shall be chatting on “Radio Treasures” this week – the upcoming magnificent Rathmore Pantomime “Rapunzel”…. pictured here on Monday night during one of their many rehearsals in Rathmore Community Centre. Click on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Millstreet takes the lead as Marian Players return for Rathmore panto –  … The cast includes many familiar faces in addition to new talent from Rathmore, Gneeveguilla, Barraduff, Glenflesk, Millstreet, Ballydaly, Cullen, Rathcoole, Derinagree and Knocknagree. Millstreet’s Jayme Linehan plays the lead role. (the Corkman)

Rathmore Panto – Rapunzel

Its panto time again for panto in The Rathmore Community Centre. Rehearsals for Rapunsel are now in full swing and it’s shaping up like it’s going to be one of the best to date.The show runs on selected dates between Saturday Jan 26th and Sunday February 3rd. Full details are available by phoning 0851351810, and, at the same number, between 2pm and 6pm any day you can book tickets for your preferred show.
The booking office will then be open for the collection of tickets each day from Thursday 17th onwards also between 2pm and 6pm. Book early for the best seats, especially for children.

Actor Supreme Stefan Appears on Popular Christmas TV Feature

Stefan – son of Con & Louise Healy is renowned as a truly gifted Actor featuring in School Productions, Glen Theatre and further Theatrical Venues.   In the prime time very popular television Christmas Special of “The Young Offenders” (on RTÉ and further Channels) Stefan is seen in many of the crowd scenes.  Below we share two of those scenes.   Stefan’s sense of timing is utterly inspiring in the various productions in which he has featured.   We wish him every success in his studies and in many future theatrical projects.
[Watch the Young Offenders on the RTÉ Player]. Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

Stefan may be seen third from the right, wearing red tee shirt with four “policemen” directly behind him.
Stefan is pictured on left of barrier directly in front of lady in pink knitted cap.

Minor Row native Tony Kelleher was also an extra in the Young Offenders Christmas Special. Some of ye might have recognised him in the hospital bed beside the lad’s sick mum:

[read more …] “Actor Supreme Stefan Appears on Popular Christmas TV Feature”

Where’s Santa? – Christmas Pantomime in Macroom

Christmas Panto 2018 “Where’s Santa?” at The Riverside Park Hotel is brand new, fresh and exciting. It is action packed with a cast of over 100. Santa has been kidnapped in Macroom and Mrs Claus and her chief Elf, Rudy are urgently in need of assistance. She sends her helpers Tinkerbelle and Tingle to Macroom from the North Pole to ask Santa’s good friends Nonie and Donie to find Santa before Christmas so that he can deliver the toys to the boys and girls Christmas eve. The task is not as easy as they thought as they discover that Scroogie and Moochie are behaving vey suspiciously and may be involved in the disappearance of Santa.
“Where’s Santa?” includes Christmas songs performed by the Children as well as other well known melodies to be enjoyed by all.

The Panto runs on the following dates: 2.30pm Sun 16th  /  7.30pm Fri 21st / 2.30pm Sat. See below for further details:

[read more …] “Where’s Santa? – Christmas Pantomime in Macroom”

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

A Portrait of the Artist

as a

Young Man by James Joyce

Wishing Conor O’Riordan, Ballinatona the best in his performance in  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce in the Everyman Theatre, Cork  from  Monday 22nd October – Wednesday 24th October.

The show will be finishing in the Siamsa Tire Theatre, Tralee, on the weekend of the  2nd and 3rd of November.

[read more …] “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce”

Culture Night at the Glen Theatre

The Glen Theatre Banteer welcomes everyone to an informal night of entertainment to celebrate Culture Night.   Join us for Drama – Pub Theatre style, story telling, music and song along with a special performance by Deirdre Linehan Toastmasters winner for Ireland and Britain.   Please come along and join in the fun at 8.30pm this evening Friday 21st September.

Autumn/Winter Programme of Music and Drama at the Riverside Park Hotel

Lee Valley Enterprise Board Announces Autumn/Winter Programme at Riverside Park Hotel Macroom!!

We are delighted to present a programme for September to December, packed with entertainment to suit all tastes including Music, Comedy & Theatre with further announcements to be made in the near future!! We hope you will enjoy this feast of local and national talent as we approach the close of the year!!

A Night Of Nights with the Donal Ring Ceilí Band & Guests – Riverside Park Hotel – Friday September 7th at 8.00pm. – Tickets €16

Welcome back to the golden days of Cork entertainment when good old-fashioned humour along with classic music were the order of the day. Headlining the nights will be the wonderful Cork Tenor Terry McCarthy and comedian Frank Twomey, who will have you splitting with laughter.

Special guests on the night are the Donal Ring Ceilí Band, who are now 60 years in the business. Wow! What an achievement. I’m sure Donal Ring Jnr and Terry Mac will do a few songs on the night.

“Walking back to Happiness” – 60’s and 70’s Music Show – Friday September 14th at 8.00pm. – Tickets: €20 / €18 Concession

Walking back to happiness” the music of the 60’s, 70’s and beyond makes a welcome return visit after a terrific response from last year’s show.

Annmarie O’Riordan in Concert – Friday 5th October at 8.30 pm – Tickets: €15 / €12 Concession

Annmarie’s wonderfully distinctive singing voice has become superbly recognisable not only at national level but increasingly on a much wider international scale.  [read more …] “Autumn/Winter Programme of Music and Drama at the Riverside Park Hotel”

Auditions for local production of Mamma Mia!

Lee Valley Enterprise Board are delighted to present Super Trouper- Mamma Mia performed by the Lee Valley Young Players.
Auditions for this production will take place on Sunday 26th August at Riverside Park Hotel from 5pm. The Director and choreographer is Margot Carlile with Gerard Collins as assistant director. For all enquiries contact the box office on (026)41174 / (087) 1663395,  <email>, or send a message on Facebook.