This Week's  Opening Hours  ( May 22nd - 26th )

Tuesday 2.30 - 4.30pm

Wednesday & Saturday  9.30am - 4.30pm

Thursday 9.30am - 9.30pm 

Friday 3.00 - 9.30pm

Tickets available online for all events.

 

 
'Men of Straw' & Fair DAy'83- New Screening date just released!
Friday May 25th at 8pm- tickets on sale now.
'The Songs of Joni Mitchell' with Clare O Mahony
June 15th - Tickets available now
'TAp Your Feet'- Traditional Irish Show
Every Wednesday at 6pm-Starting June 13th

Some of our upcoming programme highlights...

 

Date: Thursday 30th November 8pm
Tickets: €7/€5

 

A Doctor's Sword- Director Bob Jackson- back due to popular demand.

 

A Doctor’s Sword  tells the remarkable story of Aidan MacCarthy, a doctor from Castletownbere West Cork, who, at 28, joined the RAF in London as the 2nd World war began. Soon after he found himself evacuated from Dunkirk and in May 1941 received the George’s Cross for rescuing the crew of a burning RAF plane which had crashed into a bomb dump on landing. He volunteered for service in Asia as Singapore fell to the Japanese, was captured in Java and survived almost 4 years of brutal captivity enduring starvation, malnutrition, forced labour, beatings and torture as a prisoner of war.

Aidan MacCarthy was a POW at the camp attached to the Mitsubishi Steel and Iron works in Nagasaki when the atomic bomb was dropped on the city at 11:02am on August 9th 1945. This was the beginning of the end of his captivity and he later returned home with a Samurai sword which was given to him as a gift by the POW camp commander at the end of the war.

The documentary tells Dr Aidan MacCarthy’s incredible story of resilience and bravery, and his daughter Nicola’s journey to find the family of the Japanese officer who gave their ancestral sword to her father.

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