Episode 105: What’s On!

Welcome to episode number 105 of the podcast. Órla McNabola runs through with you what’s in store this week around the county.

Today (Thu 17th) is National Women’s Enterprise Day. The Local Enterprise Office Leitrim have an event kicking off this morning in The Landmark Hotel to mark the occasion. Carmel Coll has all the details.

Comedy duo the Dirt Birds are in action in The Dock tomorrow night (Fri 18th), bringing you the first of their two Leitrim dates of their current Self-Help tour. They will also be in The Corn Mill Theatre on 8th Nov.

The Leitrim Boxty Festival this Saturday will celebrate our heritage dish with free music, song, dance and some fun potato-art workshops for kids and families! Project Manager Aoife McCormack fills us in on what’s planned for the day.

Trad band Shaskeen are hitting the stage in The Glens Centre in Manorhamilton this Saturday night (19th). Band Leader Tom Cussen fills us in on the group’s background and the details of their current tour.

Last night, Carrick Cineplex was filled to the brim for the preview of Dark Lies The Island, a new Irish film shot locally. Justin Farrell tells us about the film and what else is going on in Carrick Cineplex over the next while.

Breifne wraps up this week’s What’s On! Guide with a snapshot of what this weekend’s sporting action will look like all around Leitrim.

If you happen to be heading over Galway direction today, don’t forget your jersey. Today (Thu 17th) Galway city will be painted in green and gold for what is the annual Leitrim Day, a day of celebration and commemoration for our great little county. 

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