MON­DAY 13.10.14

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - SPECIAL REPORT -

SINGER-SONG­WRITER Jake Bugg Olympia the­atre Dublin 8pm Also Tues, Dublin; Thurs, Belfast Three years ago, no one out­side Jake Bugg’s Not­ting­ham hous­ing es­tate had heard of him. With two well-re­ceived al­bums un­der his buck­led belt, and a hand­ful of thumbs-up from the likes of Noel Gal­lagher and Rick Ru­bin, Bugg once again vis­its Dublin (this has to be his sixth gig here, at least, in less than 18 months).

TCL FILM Un­break­able: The Mark Pol­lock Story and Q&A,

Town Hall The­atre, Gal­way, 8pm After a freak ac­ci­dent in 2010, Mark Pol­lock, a blind North­ern Ir­ish en­durance ath­lete, was left paral­ysed from the waist down. Ross Whi­taker (di­rec­tor of Saviours) tells Pol­lock’s re­mark­able story in this lifeaf­firm­ing doc­u­men­tary. Pol­lock and Whi­taker will at­tend this screen­ing as part of a na­tional tour. markpol­lock­

Tara Brady

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