Mick Flannery

‘Mick is a songwriter of the first order… His voice is pained, gravelly and powerful, recorded or live; it carries through and stops...

21 June

Mick Flannery

100% Cork

Theatre Special: Best Man & 100% Cork for €40 100 people representing a cross section of Cork’s population are brought together to tell their stories...

28 June - 30 June

100% Cork

Maria de Buenos Aires

Astor Piazzola’s tango opera Maria de Buenos Aires tells the story of Maria, a mythical girl from the slums who falls into the...

21 June - 23 June

Maria de Buenos Aires

DEEP

An extra performance has been added for Sunday, 30th June at 2pm. Sir Henry’s in the ‘90s....Were you there? Ten years...

21 June - 30 June

DEEP

Best Man

Theatre Special: Best Man & 100% Cork for €40 ‘…an impressive black comedy that reveals an exciting new voice in Irish theatre.’ Sunday...

21 June - 29 June

Best Man

I ♥ Alice ♥ I

“a humorous, affecting and quietly empowering work that fully convinces in its artful facsimile of real people sharing experiences both ordinary and...

21 June - 23 June

I ♥ Alice ♥ I

Eat the Street

The people who brought us Haircuts By Children are back! Following a culinary session with a professional chef, children from North Presentation...

21 June - 29 June

Eat the Street

Farewell Cork

Farewell Cork is a good-bye party for the city. Two performers transform a busy street corner into a live video backdrop: like ...

25 June - 29 June

Farewell Cork

The Tallest Man in the World

The Tallest Man in the World is a new play by Cork-born composer and writer, Ailís Ní Ríain....

27 June - 30 June

The Tallest Man in the World

Cure

Dance Double:  See both Cure and Icarus for €30/€25 What does it take to recover? What happens after collapse? Cure is a...

25 June - 26 June

Cure

Icarus

Dance Double:  See both Cure and Icarus for €30/€25 “Murphy’s dance-making can match sharp words with edgy moves any...

28 June - 30 June

Icarus

Witches

See all 6 We Live Here shows for €60 (€50 concession). Discount is automatically applied in the cart. Witches is an outdoor performance that takes place...

21 June - 24 June

Witches

The Tale of the Ancient Lights

See all 6 We Live Here shows for €60 (€50 concession). Discount is automatically applied in the cart. The Tale of the Ancient Lights tells a...

21 June - 25 June

The Tale of the Ancient Lights

The Scarlet Letter

See all 6 We Live Here shows for €60 (€50 concession). Discount is automatically applied in the cart. “Brilliant...minimal immersive theatre” BETA festival ...

21 June - 30 June

The Scarlet Letter

Secrets of the City

See all 6 We Live Here shows for €60 (€50 concession). Discount is automatically applied in the cart. “How lovely to go to something that...

28 June - 30 June

Secrets of the City

Moiety

Please note revised performance times for Friday and Saturday. See all 6 We Live Here shows for €60 (€50 concession). Discount is automatically applied in the...

28 June - 30 June

Moiety

Exit Strategy

See all 6 We Live Here shows for €60 (€50 concession). Discount is automatically applied in the cart. Quitting seems to be the thing of the...

28 June - 30 June

Exit Strategy

The Hilliard Ensemble

‘Sacred or secular, early or modern music are like meat and drink to the Hilliard Ensemble, whose flexibility and musicianship are second to none...

29 June

The Hilliard Ensemble

Gamiina

“a strange, powerful place between sophistication and innocence” The Guardian (about Amiina) In this unique music event, Cork Opera House brings together Amiina,...

24 June

Gamiina

The Hours

“(Ian Wilson) is a composer of imaginative resource and a sure formal sense… has the gift of making even the barest...

27 June

The Hours

Gorging Limpet

Gorging Limpet is a site-specific performance installation by composer Karen Power and filmmaker Maximilian Le Cain. Within an empty post-industrial space,...

27 June - 29 June

Gorging Limpet

From Another Room

From Another Room is a sound and visual performance by American sound artist, Stephen Vitiello, joined by Adrian Gebruers, Carillonneur and Organist...

29 June

From Another Room

Chris & Cosey - Brinks Helm

A micro festival of video and performance art, concerts and special events, featuring internationally recognised and emerging artists that use and reference...

21 June

Chris & Cosey - Brinks Helm

Screenings and Performances - Brinks Helm

A micro festival of video and performance art, concerts and special events, featuring internationally recognised and emerging artists that use and reference music as part...

24 June - 28 June

Screenings and Performances - Brinks Helm

John Russell Exhibition - Brinks Helm

Then Suddenly Like All At Once HEGEMONICALLY DISPLACED. CASH-RICH BUT INFO POOR. TERRORISED BY A NARRATIVE RETRO-CODED BACKWARDS FROM THE END. UNRAVELLING IN REVERSE. A...

21 June - 30 June

John Russell Exhibition - Brinks Helm

Cruel and Unusual

The modern prison system is a popular cause for social debate: especially in recent times due to more and more reports of ...

13 June - 7 July

Cruel and Unusual

We Live by the River

An exhibition exchange which celebrates the 25 year twinning relationship between Cork and Cologne. The exhibition draws on themes of coming and going, ...

15 June - 6 July

We Live by the River

International Temporary Residency (TR5)

Changing Rooms Exhibition Cork Printmakers host the 5th International Temporary Residency (TR5). This renowned residency programme was initiated in 2010 by Thai artist Prawat...

22 June - 6 July

International Temporary Residency (TR5)

Analysing Cubism

"Worth seeing - and analysing." The Irish Times Analysing Cubism centers on the work of a number of pioneering Irish artists who travelled...

20 June - 1 September

Analysing Cubism

Féasta: The Festival Market

At Féasta, expect plenty of local produce lining the pavements of Patrick’s Street. Delicious artisan foods from the locality...

22 June - 30 June

Féasta: The Festival Market

Open Space

Open Space is an opportunity to meet and engage with artists and arts professionals in your city and county. It’s an...

25 June

Open Space

FUAIM

FUAIM Theatre and Music is a platform for the exploration of the multiple creative interfaces between music and theatre. FUAIM Theatre and Music symposium brings...

15 June

FUAIM

Create Debate

Create, the national development agency for collaborative practice in partnership with Cork Midsummer Festival is delighted to programme a morning of discussion...

22 June

Create Debate

Vatican Shadow - Brinks Helm

Vatican Shadow is the 'Militant Religious Industrial' outfit from multi-media artist Dominick Fernow. In 1997 Fernow founded the Hospital Productions label which manifested itself as an...

28 June

Vatican Shadow - Brinks Helm

Mike Kelley - Brinks Helm

Day Is Done is a carnivalesque opus, a genre-smashing epic in which vampires, dancing Goths, hillbillies, mimes and demons come together in a kind of...

21 June

Mike Kelley - Brinks Helm

You’d Think The Inner Dome Of Heaven Had Fallen

This June, the Guesthouse residency space in Shandon will host visual artists Kevin Kirwan and Tracy Hanna. There will be an evening of short artist...

20 June - 30 June

You’d Think The Inner Dome Of Heaven Had Fallen

The Kindly Ones

The Kindly Ones is a one night visual arts fringe event to coincide with Cork Midsummer Festival. Curated by Stephen Mc Glynn, the evening will...

27 June

The Kindly Ones

The Shakey Bridge Listening Project

This site-specific audio piece invites listeners to engage deeply with one of Cork’s most unique landmarks. Known as the “Shakey Bridge”,...

21 June - 30 June

The Shakey Bridge Listening Project

Young Critics: International Encounter

NAYD (National Association for Youth Drama) will host young people, aged 14 to 16, from Austria, Norway and all over Ireland, for a very special international edition...

20 June - 24 June

Young Critics: International Encounter