Episode 121: What’s On!

Welcome to Episode #121 of Leitrim Daily. Órla McNabola is here to run through What’s On! around the county this week.

Mohill Family Support Centre are hosting a Cultural Day this Saturday (9 Nov). Community Development and Family Support worker Laura McHugh lets us know about it.

Fresh after the release of their new album The Left and the Leaving, Louth folk band KERN are performing in The Glens Centre in Manorhamilton this Saturday night (9 Nov). Vocalist and guitarist SJ McArdle talks to Órla ahead of their upcoming gig.

Following on from the success of their Sligo social coffee mornings, Havin’ A Laugh mental health charity are bringing their social coffee mornings to Leitrim. This Monday (11 Nov) from 10am-12pm, you can call into Our Happy Place, Carrick on Shannon, for a coffee and a friendly chat.

A Lifting the Silence on Suicide community event will take place next Tuesday (12 Nov) in the Bush Hotel in Carrick. This is organised by the Connecting for Life Sligo and Leitrim implementation group in an effort to bring a focus on suicide prevention to the people of Leitrim and Sligo. Registration at 6:30pm with the event running from 7-9pm.

The Dock Arts Centre are showing comedy horror film Young Frankenstein next Tuesday morning (12 Nov) at 11:30am. Also on Friday (15 Nov), Dylan Carlos, Cein Sweeney and John McCartin will take to the stage with a set of driving reels and jigs in what promises to be a great session of Irish traditional music. Director Paul Cunningham tells us more.

Carrick Cineplex have exciting releases of The Irishman and Midway this weekend. Justin Farrell updates us on what else is showing in the cinema over the next week.

There is plenty of sporting action this weekend. Breifne joins Órla to discuss the upcoming fixtures.

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