Encore with Claire O'Brien

Discover the world of arts, culture & entertainment in the Midlands every Thursday with Claire O'Brien.

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Episodes

  • Episode 12

    Friday, 12 April 2024

    36 minutes

    Encore with Claire O'Brien

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  • Episode 11

    Friday, 5 April 2024

    40 minutes

    Claire O’Brien chats to visual artist Margo Mc Nulty, Tommy Marren discusses playwriting & musician Nuala Kennedy. Encore every Thursday at 7pm on Midlands 103

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  • Episode 10

    Thursday, 21 March 2024

    34 minutes

    Encore with Claire O'Brien

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  • Episode 9

    Friday, 15 March 2024

    37 minutes

    Encore with Claire O'Brien

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  • Episode 8

    Thursday, 7 March 2024

    40 minutes

    Sightless Cinema bring their very unusual immersive experience to Dunamaise and Birr Stage Guild are taking The Addams Family to Birr Theatre. And in Banagher, the drama group are urging you to Don't Dress for Dinner.

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  • Episode 7

    Friday, 1 March 2024

    37 minutes

    Encore with Claire O'Brien

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  • Episode 6

    Friday, 23 February 2024

    30 minutes

    Encore with Claire O'Brien

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  • Episode 5

    Friday, 16 February 2024

    36 minutes

    Encore with Claire O'Brien

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  • Episode 4

    Tuesday, 13 February 2024

    40 minutes

    Encore with Claire O'Brien

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  • Episode 3

    Friday, 26 January 2024

    39 minutes

    Encore with Claire O'Brien

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  • Episode 2

    Friday, 19 January 2024

    36 minutes

    Encore with Claire O'Brien

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  • Episode 1 - 2024

    Thursday, 11 January 2024

    36 minutes

    Tullamore writer Mary Minnock chats about her novel ‘Homesick’, Diarmuid from Donegal band Onóir on their lockdown adventure with folk music and comedian Anne Gildea on ‘How to Get the Menopause and Enjoy It’.

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  • Episode 47

    Friday, 22 December 2023

    33 minutes

    Encore with Claire O'Brien

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  • Episode 46

    Thursday, 14 December 2023

    35 minutes

    Encore with Claire O'Brien

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  • Episode 45

    Friday, 8 December 2023

    40 minutes

    Encore with Claire O'Brien

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  • Episode 44

    Friday, 1 December 2023

    34 minutes

    Encore with Claire O'Brien

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  • Episode 43

    Friday, 24 November 2023

    41 minutes

    Ireland's King Of Swing Luke Thomas, Works by thirty artists from Westmeath are to be shown at The Luan Gallery in Athlone, an Eye-catching new mural in Banagher and Three One Act Comedies is coming to Athlone Little Theatre.

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  • Episode 42

    Friday, 17 November 2023

    45 minutes

    It’s all about plays and musicals on this weeks show along with what Offaly Arts Grants are available for 2024.

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  • Episode 41

    Friday, 10 November 2023

    44 minutes

    Laois Youth Theatre restarts on November 14th. David Munnelly discusses their music show at Esker Arts Centre. Bealtaine Gathering at National Gallery on November 15th. Sacred Heart School presents "Chicago" at Esker Arts Centre in November.

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  • Episode 40

    Friday, 3 November 2023

    47 minutes

    Encore with Claire O'Brien

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  • Episode 39

    Friday, 27 October 2023

    49 minutes

    Tullamore Amateur Dramatic Society putting on Marina Carr's "Portia Coughlan". Hullabaloo! Offaly’s Children’s Arts Festival is back. Offaly literary group Wordsmiths, launched a new anthology. Michael Cannon talks through Halloween costumes.

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  • Episode 38

    Friday, 20 October 2023

    45 minutes

    Cinderella Panto coming to Tullamore this December, one for all the family "Polar Bear and Penguin" in the Dunamaise Arts Theatre, Mullingar Arts Centre celebrate 25 years in business and Eagla Fest in Esker Arts Centre all on the show this week.

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  • Episode 37

    Friday, 13 October 2023

    45 minutes

    Athlone Little Theatre Play called 'Four Minutes Twelve Seconds’, Kinnegad artist Justina McKeogh, Emer Dunne brings her new show 'Folk Threads' to Birr and PÚCA Spooka is back in Tullamore.

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  • Episode 36

    Friday, 6 October 2023

    45 minutes

    Encore with Shannon Fogerty

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  • Episode 35

    Friday, 29 September 2023

    46 minutes

    Avenue Q The Musical coming to Esker Arts Centre in Tullamore, Birr Theatre and Arts Centre presents The Curious Case of Albert Cashier: Lincoln's 'Lady' Soldier, Space Week is coming up and the full programme for the 14th OFFline Film Festival is out

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  • Episode 34

    Friday, 22 September 2023

    38 minutes

    'Cook's Book of Poetry: The Batty's Wife Story, Tullamore Gramophone Society Contempo String Quartet concert, Creative Ireland did at the National Ploughing Championship last year & this year.

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  • Episode 33

    Friday, 15 September 2023

    36 minutes

    Encore with Shannon Fogerty

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  • Episode 32

    Friday, 8 September 2023

    45 minutes

    Encore with Shannon Fogerty

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  • Episode 31

    Friday, 1 September 2023

    36 minutes

    Author Eileen Casey on her upcoming Short Story Fiction Workshops, and a lot of Electric Picnic buzz.

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  • Episode 30

    Friday, 25 August 2023

    43 minutes

    Buíoch in studio, Exhibition coming to Athlone, East West Fiddles and pianist Davis Vesey

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