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1 RE­MEM­BER­ING THE LE­GENDS: The spec­tac­u­lar Re­mem­ber­ing the Le­gends show is on it’s way to Bray this Fri­day. The three-hour spec­tac­u­lar fea­tures the to­tal Joe Dolan Show, as it was, plus trib­utes to the stars of yes­ter­year, in­clud­ing Bren­dan O’Brien, Sean Dun­phy, Butch Moore, Tom Dun­phy, Val Doon­i­can and Doc Car­roll, plus spe­cial guests. Show­tours, which pro­moted Joe Dolan since 1982 is be­hind this show, de­lighted with its suc­cess and be­lieves it com­pares favourably with the Joe shows which cap­ti­vated au­di­ences down the years. The show will take place at the Royal Ho­tel in Bray this Fri­day, Jan­uary 11, with doors open­ing at 8 p.m. Tick­ets cost €30 and are avail­able by call­ing 01 2862935. 2 DEL­GANY DRA­MATIC SO­CI­ETY: Del­gany Dra­matic So­ci­ety will present ‘The Vir­tu­sous Bur­glar’ and ‘The Pa­tient’ at 8 p.m. on Satur­day, Jan­uary 12, in the Old School­house. This will be a fundraiser for Del­gany Tidy Towns. Tick­ets cost €12 and €10 and will be avail­able on the door. 3 THE LEG­END OF LUKE KELLY: Chris Ka­vanagh’s ‘The Leg­end of Luke Kelly’ will take place at Mer­maid Arts Cen­tre on Satur­day, Jan­uary 12, at 8 p.m. Dublin singer, song­writer and mul­ti­in­stru­men­tal­ist Chris Ka­vanagh was raised on Ir­ish mu­sic and has been singing Ir­ish folk songs since he was three years old. His per­for­mances cap­ture the depth and pas­sion of the great man he was so heav­ily in­flu­enced by. Chris re­leased his own al­bum of orig­i­nal ma­te­rial, ‘Voice Of The Peo­ple’, in 2011 and shortly after­wards per­formed with The Dublin­ers for two weeks on their Ger­man tour. Tick­ets are €20 and are avail­able from the Mer­maid. FAR FLUNG TRIO: On Satur­day, Jan­uary 12, Far Flung Trio will per­form Peter and the Wolf at 3 p.m. be­fore hold­ing their own gig at 8 p.m. in the Whale Theatre. Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf is a piece that ap­pealed to the trio pri­mar­ily be­cause of the sto­ry­telling el­e­ment – the nar­ra­tion will be un­der­taken by the mu­si­cians while play­ing. The per­for­mance is about 60 min­utes. The per­for­mance will in­clude some ed­u­ca­tional in­tro­duc­tion to the mu­sic and the in­stru­ments (vi­olin, ac­cor­dion and dou­ble-bass) and also some time for ques­tions and an­swers with the artists. The reper­toire in­cludes Bizet’s Carmen, Rossini’s Bar­ber of Seville, jazzy tunes by Ger­swhin and an orig­i­nal work by Ir­ish jazz gi­ant Ro­nan Guil­foyle. For tick­ets to both per­for­mances go to whalethe­atre.ie. 5 MANOVERBOARD – A VOLVO ROUND IRE­LAND STORY: Ken­neth Rum­bal, John White and other crew mem­bers of the highly com­pet­i­tive J109 ‘Jedi’ re­count the mo­ment John went over­board south west of the Blas­ket Is­lands while com­pet­ing in the 2018 Round Ire­land. Their talk takes place at Wick­low Sail­ing Club on Satur­day, Jan­uary 12 at 7.30 p.m. Do­na­tions can be made to the Wick­low Hos­pice. Food and re­fresh­ments will be served at 6.30 p.m. 6 PARK RUN: A 5k Park Run takes place at Avon­dale House ad For­est Park this Satur­day, start­ing at 9 a.m. First timers can regis­ter at www.parkrun.ie to get your bar­code. Bring it with you for the parkrun briefing at 9.20 a.m. in front of Avon­dale House. Parkrun is for ev­ery­one in­clud­ing walk­ers, babes in bug­gies, dog­gies on leads. No one fin­ishes last at parkrun and ev­ery abil­ity is wel­come. Come join in for a run a jog or just to walk the dog. 7 OP­ER­A­TION TRANS­FOR­MA­TION WALK: The Na­tion­wide Op­er­a­tion Trans­for­ma­tion Walks are tak­ing place in three lo­ca­tions in County Wick­low on Satur­day 12th Jan­uary 2019. They are as fol­lows: McGre­als Pri­mary Care Cen­tre Bless­ing­ton; Balt­in­glass GAA Club; Bray Seafront (Band­stand). All walks start at 11am and just turn up on the day.

Op­er­a­tion Trans­for­ma­tion walks – SEE NUM­BER 7.

Far Flung Trio – SEE NUM­BER 4.

Re­mem­ber­ing the Le­gends – SEE NUM­BER 1.

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