What’s on this weekend?

"Streete and its People", facilitated by the committee pictured, will be launched this Sunday in St Mary's Church, Boherquill.
From books and art to cycling and wrestling, there is something to interest everyone in the region this weekend.

From books and art to cycling and wrestling, there is something to interest everyone in the region this weekend.

Friday, October 11:

Playwright, novelist and columnist with the Irish Times, Michael Harding will read from his memoir “Staring at Lakes” at the Backstage Theatre. To book tickets, visit www.backstage.ie.

Friday, October 11:

A portraits exhibition by Killoe native Laura Doherty will be launched in the Longford Library at 7.30pm. Officially launched by Tiernan Dolan, the exhibition will mostly consist of portraits of well-known Irish figures.

Saturday, October 12:

St Mary’s Hall, Lanesboro will host John McManus’ “The Quare Land”. Tickets cost €10 each and are available from O’Brien’s.

Saturday, October 12:

The Olde Village Inn, Drumlish will host a fundraising night in aid of Carol Galvin who has to travel to Germany for treatment for Lyme Disease. Entertainment will be provided by Cajun Country.

Saturday, October 12:

The annual MS Cycle, covering a distance of 65km, will take place in aid of MS Northwest Therapy Centre, Sligo. Registration will take place at Longford Rugby Club from 9am.

Saturday, October 12:

The American Wrestling Roadshow will roll up to Cavan Town Hall Theatre. Doors open at 7pm, and the show begins at 7.30pm. Admission €12.

Sunday, October 13:

The book “Streete and its People” will be launched by Bishop Francis Duffy in St Mary’s Church, Boherquill. The launch will take place at 4pm, and the book will be on sale for €20.

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