Pub drama in Castlerea!

Expect dramatic scenes in Hester’s Golden Eagle in Castlerea on Thursday 8th May and the weekend of May 10th and 11th as Castlerea Drama Group bring theatre to the local pub. The drama group will perform two one-act plays in Hester’s Golden Eagle on Thursday, 8th May and Saturday 10th May and Sunday 11th May. Both are comedies, the first ‘The Marriage Plan’, while the second is the hilarious ‘Costa del Packet’. The plays get underway at 8.30 pm and take 45 minutes each. They are directed by the experienced local director and actor, Valerie Rabbitte. The cast includes some faces well known in drama circles in Castlerea and they are joined by significant new talent. Group members are excited about the prospect of bringing a little drama to the pub scene. It’s a new concept in Castlerea, with the spirited performances on the floor of the pub, and members of the group are hoping that the venture will be well supported by local people. Choral concert The Athlone Choral Society will present A Springtime Concert in the Radisson Hotel, Athlone next Sunday, April 27th at 8 pm. The music selection will include pieces from Vivaldi, Haydn and also a medley from My Fair Lady. The Haydn Te Deum will be performed by the choir accompanied by Darren Lane on Organ and the Alexander String Quartet. Darren Lane will also perform a solo selection on piano including works from Chopin and Liszt. Tickets for the concert, priced at €20, are available at McGorisk’s Pharmacy, John Broderick Street, Golden Island.