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IFI Education: Junior German - This Crazy Heart

From: 26 Feb 2020
To: 26 Feb 2020
Supporting film in school curricula and promoting film literacy for children and young people - Spoiled 30-something Lenny is living the fast life. Fed up with his son’s attitude, his doctor father attempts to ground him by enlisting him as a bigger brother figure to one of his patients, 15-year-old David, who is living with heart disease and struggling to make friends.

Pearly - Vinyl Release Show

From: 28 Feb 2020
To: 28 Feb 2020
A few years ago Saramai Leech and Cormac O’Keeffe settled in an out-of-the-way cottage on an estate a few miles out from their home town Navan, Co. Meath. They made a studio in their kitchen and when they left the door open the peahens and chickens would curiously make their way inside. During these years in the ‘middle of nowhere’ with feathered creatures and tall old trees, Pearly was born. Vocal harmonies, synths, strangely tuned and detuned reverberant guitars abound in a vast yet minimal sound.

IFI Education: Senior Spanish - Everybody Knows

From: 02 Mar 2020
To: 02 Mar 2020
Supporting film in school curricula and promoting film literacy for children and young people - Laura returns from Argentina with her two children for a family wedding in her Spanish hometown. However, the celebrations are suddenly disrupted by a shocking crime that unearths a web of long-buried secrets and lies.

Jason Byrne - Wrecked but Ready

From: 05 Mar 2020
To: 05 Mar 2020
Jason Byrne has had a hard year. But he doesn’t want to talk about that. He’s wrecked but ready. Ready for a laugh. This show is a celebration. A celebration of triumph over adversity. A celebration of the fact that everybody’d got their own crap going on and they don’t need to listen to someone else moaning about their problems. So, leave your worries at the door and find out why ‘The Times’ described Jason as ‘The Outright King of Live Comedy’.

Baz Ashmawy – Family Matters

From: 06 Mar 2020
To: 06 Mar 2020
Baz Ashmawy (50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy, Wingman) has a brand new show called Family Matters. Baz takes a comic look back at his childhood as an Irish Egyptian living in a rough Dublin suburb, raised by his single mother Nancy, and his desire to find a way out and create a life of his own. Now as father to six kids, Baz has a unique perspective on their upbringing versus his own. A natural comic storyteller, Baz has been making people laugh since long before he was on TV. Special guests to be announced.

Mary Black

From: 13 Mar 2020
To: 13 Mar 2020
Mary Black, one of Ireland’s favourite artists, is regarded as one of the most important Irish vocalists of her generation, with multi-platinum selling albums and a string of achievement awards to her name.

IFI Education: Junior French - Stars by the Pound

From: 18 Mar 2020
To: 18 Mar 2020
Supporting film in school curricula and promoting film literacy for children and young people - When bright and talented Lois is told by her science teacher that her excess weight means she will never become an astronaut, she faces a battle with her own body image that leads to her hospitalisation.

IFI Education: Senior French - A Colony

From: 19 Mar 2020
To: 19 Mar 2020
Supporting film in school curricula and promoting film literacy for children and young people - Mylia is a 12-year-old girl in Centredu- Québec, struggling to fit in at a new school. Finding solace in the outdoors with fellow outsider Jimmy, a boy of Abenaki descent, the two learn to navigate the precariousness of their environments, confronting concepts of citizenship and belonging.

IFI Education: Senior German - A Jar Full of Life

From: 20 Mar 2020
To: 20 Mar 2020
Supporting film in school curricula and promoting film literacy for children and young people - Our German language choice for Senior Cycle is a contemporary comedy/drama about Marleen, a young woman in her early 20s, struggling to find her way in the world.

Farmer Michael & Kathleen

From: 20 Mar 2020
To: 20 Mar 2020
The King & Queen of farming satire, after only 3 years on the comedy scene, Stevo & Sinéad have gathered a following of over 500,000 people worldwide, and over 100 million views on some of their single sketches. They've sold out shows all over Ireland and the UK, also collaborated with Official Rugby World Cup. As featured on: RTE, TV3's Six O Clock Show, CNN, FOX, SKY TV.

True Reflections of Love and Hope - Virginia Gospel Choir

From: 21 Mar 2020
To: 21 Mar 2020
Formed fifteen years ago and currently under the directorship of Carmel Reilly, Virginia Gospel Choir’s members hail from a wide catchment area across Cavan and Meath. The choir previously supported Harlem Gospel Choir (2018) and The Three Tenors (2011) in Solstice and in 2011 they represented Ulster in RTE’s All Ireland Talent Show and performed at The National Concert Hall.

A Day in the Death of Francis Ledwidge

From: 26 Mar 2020
To: 26 Mar 2020
Francis Ledwidge, soldier and poet, bridges a century and more, to speak to us in his own words of his two great loves; the local landscape of Slane and Ellie Vaughey. Blown to pieces in1917, his unique voice remains suspended forever in time, in its first flowering. He was only 29 and destined, in the opinion of Lord Dunsany, to be the poet of the age.

Neil Delamere: End of Watch

From: 27 Mar 2020
To: 27 Mar 2020
Fresh from a sell-out tour, star of BBC’s the Blame Game, Fighting Talk and the Newsquiz Neil Delamere returns to Solstice with a brand new show. Time waits for no man, especially one trying to buy a watch. Things always get complicated.

The Star of Chester’s Lane

From: 28 Mar 2020
To: 28 Mar 2020
1854: Mr McGrath has fallen to his death working on the building of the Boyne Viaduct leaving his wife, Catherine, alone to fend for herself. What’s a poor woman to do…? Put on his clothes, of course, and take up his place in the world!Quintessence Theatre use their dazzling physical ensemble theatre techniques to reimagine bustling 19th century Ireland and the remarkable true story of one of the country’s forgotten street characters, Kate the Navvy: the Molly Malone of Louth.

Halcyon Days

From: 03 Apr 2020
To: 03 Apr 2020
We are delighted to welcome back previous Artist-in-Residence Deirdre Kinahan (The Unmanageable Sisters, Moment, Bogboy) whose delightful play about friendship, family and love previewed here at Solstice in 2012 before going on to become a National sell-out hit across the country. Sean is resident in a nursing home when in storms Patricia, bringing her own chaos to challenge his quiet world. A funny, combative and charming friendship blossoms as they work out their past and contemplate their future.It stars Bryan Murray (Fair City, Bread, Irish RM) and Una Crawford (Fair City), both veterans of stage and screen in this new re-telling of Kinahan’s celebrated comedy.

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