ART: S P E L L O F T H E W O O D

For this solo exhibition at Highlanes Gallery, artist Liliane Tomasko presents two new large, frieze-like wall paintings, S P E L L and W O O D, made specifically for the unique space of Highlanes, together with a series of new smaller oil-based works on paper, a floor work entitled Magic Carpet, made of wool and fabric, from 2016, and two large works on linen from 2016 and 2018.

STREAMING: ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING

Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selina Gomez return for another round of murderously good fun in this whip-smart comic delicacy, a perfect summer getaway (Episodes weekly, on Disney+).

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MUSIC: ELTON JOHN

The time has finally come, as Elton's farewell tour comes to Cork for one final hurrah - last time we checked there are still tickets to be had, as legends go they don't come more legendary and the Rocketman still puts on one hell of a show... Be aware that there is no support, and Elton hits the stage at 8pm sharp (Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Friday July 1st, find out more here)

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EVENT: GALWAY FILM FLEADH

Showcasing the very best of Irish and international cinema, all roads lead to the West for the Film Fleadh's 34th edition - long established as the major platform for new Irish cinema, this year's bash features a whopping 32 new Irish films, with 18 World Premieres and 18 debut features, plus short films, industry events, panel discussions, public interviews and more (July 5th -10th - find out more here)

BOOK: FACTORY GIRLS

Smart-mouthed and filthy-minded, Maeve Murray has always felt like an outsider in the wee town in Northern Ireland that she calls home. She hopes her exam results will be her ticket to a new life in London; a life where no one knows her business, or cares about her dead sister. But first she's got to survive a tit-for-tat paramilitary campaign as brutal as her relationship with her mam, iron 800 shirts a day to keep her summer job in the local factory, and dodge the attentions of Handy Andy Strawbridge, her dubious English boss... Ryan Tubridy chats to Costa-shortlisted author Michelle Gallen below...

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