JUNE 16th | SUPER EXTRA BONUS PARTY – SHIPS, PHARE, THE COMSTOCKS

UPSTAIRS @ JUDGE ROY BEANS | 8PM | €14/€10 ONLINE www.upstairsatjrbs.ie for further information With two critically acclaimed albums, a Choice Music Prize and a long list of legendary shows in Ireland, the UK and Europe under their belt, it’s no surprise Super Extra Bonus Party are recognised as one of Ireland’s greatest bands. After a seven-year hiatus, the genre-hopping …

JUNE 16th | THE SONGS AND TALL TALES OF JERRY FISH

RIVERBANK ARTS CENTRE | 8PM | €20 Book Online at www.riverbank.ie or Phone 045448327 He’s one of Ireland’s most enigmatic and entertaining performers to the point where Ireland’s biggest music and arts festival, the Electric Picnic have for the past fi ve years afforded him his very own stage. An indie legend and ringmaster of exceptional renown, Jerry Fish has …

JUNE 16th | THE NEWBRIDGE BIG SING

SO DELI CAFÉ, RIVERBANK ARTS CENTRE | 2PM | FREE Join community singing specialists John O’Neill (RTE Philharmonic choir, Nás na Rí Singers) and Eric Hanlon (Nás na Rí Singers) in a free familyfriendly afternoon sing-song. Lyrics and songsheets will be provided. Eric and John will guide you through glorious, joyful renditions of well-known popular songs old and new. Suitable …

JUNE 16th | ‘IRISH CITIZENS OF BASQUE ORIGIN’: THE STORY OF IRELAND’S BASQUE REFUGEES DURING THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR

UBH CAFÉ, GEORGE’S STREET, NEWBRIDGE | 4.30PM | FREE In November 1962, TD Joseph Barron put a question to the Taoiseach Seán Lemass concerning the plight of an Irish citizen, Iker Gallastegi, against whom the French government had issued an expulsion order. Lemass replied that the Irish embassy in Paris had “immediately made representations to the French authorities on Mr …