Five Glens Arts Festival

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The Five Glens Arts Festival 2015 will take place in the market town of Manorhamiltonthis week.

The Five Glens Arts Festival 2015 will take place in the market town of Manorhamiltonthis week.

Leitrim Equation 4 Concert with Dónal Lunny is on Thursday 20th at 8.30pm The group features the musical prowess of singer Eleanor Shanley, Padraig McGovern (Uilleann Pipes),

Dave Sheridan (flute, keyboards) and John McCartin (guitar). With Support Act Brí.

Mercurial - a selection of International & Irish Film, curated by Kathy O’Leary on Friday 21st at 8pm. Short films include David Holmes & Helen Sharp ‘I Am Here’, Afri Ireland & Dearbhla Glynn ‘Fermanagh’s Future’, Johnny Lawson ‘Nature Sounds’, Ruth LeGear ‘Alchemical Waters’, Kathy O’Leary ‘Second Sight’ and Mathieu Alepin ‘Farewell’.

Feature Film by Michael Higgins ‘At One Fell Swoop.’

The Dermot Healy Poetry Award is on Saturday, August 22 at 3pm. First Prize is €1000 plus a perpetual bronze trophy designed by renowned sculptor Jackie McKenna and which will be presented by last year’s winning poet Patrick Deeley.

On Saturday night at 8pm enjoy Poetiquette, a night of original Poetry and Music.

More info at www.theglenscentre.com