Upcoming Events

After the Revolution: History Conference, the end of the Civil War & its Aftermath

Saint George’s Arts and Heritage Centre are excited to announce the exciting content and theme for our second annual history conference being held on Saturday, 30th September from 10am to 5pm.

With talks by leading historians and academics, this day-long event explores the end of the civil war and its aftermath, looks to discuss some of the consequences and challenges of the Revolutionary Period and how towns, villages and society coped with life in Independent Ireland-post Civil War.

The programme for the conference will also be interspersed with the opening of an associated photographic exhibition by Mayor of County Cork, Cllr. Frank O’Flynn and the launching of a new book- ‘Saint George’s in Time’. Saint George’s gratefully acknowledges the support of Cork County Council and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media for their funding for the conference.

Registration for the event will open at 9am, with lectures starting at 10am, this includes a new Photographic Exhibition. Topics and themes covered by the various speakers will include- the Civil War in Cork, division and reconciliation as the country rebuilds itself, how this re-genesis was organised and engineered, how religious minorities fared in Independent Ireland and what became of the RIC members after the war?

Speakers on the day include Dr Ida Milne, Dr Ian d'Alton, Dr John Borgonovo, Dr Brian Hughes, Bill Power and Dr Andy Bielenberg.

Books by some of these highly regarded lecturers will be available for sale at the conference.

A reduced conference fee of €25 has been set for the early birds booking up to 25th September, the set fee of €30 will be due after that date. An additional €12 will include a delicious lunch catered at Saint George’s using the best of local produce, this must be pre-booked.

To register for the conference, book through eventbrite.ie on the link below or by sending the conference form with the fee to - After the Revolution, Saint George’s Arts and Heritage Centre, George Street, Mitchelstown, County Cork, P67 XC61. Tel 087-8113611 for more information; or email saintgeorgesevents@gmail.com


LIAM Ó MAONLAÍ- Friday 6th October

Hot House Flowers frontman Liam O’Maonlaí plays an intimate show in Saint George’s on Friday October 6th @ 8pm.  Liam Ó Maonlaí is one of the most talented, charismatic and soulful performers of Irish traditional music today. 

Since first bursting onto the scene in the 1980s with his band Hothouse Flowers, Liam has captured the attention of audiences, critics and musicians alike. According to "Rolling Stone Magazine" Bono noted the ensemble were the "best unsigned band on the planet." 

Tickets €20 - Available on Eventbrite, Reidy’s Kitchen Market, The Favourite and Roche’s Spar. Phone 087-4696913 or 087-8113611. 


Mick Hanly- Saturday 21st October

Singer-songwriter Hanly is inspired by mid-50s rock ‘n’ roll and Irish & American Folk music.  His concert on Saturday, 21st October @ 8pm in Saint George's will feature some of his songs which have been covered by Christy Moore, Mary Black, Dolores Keane, Delbert McClinton, etc as well as music from his latest albums. He continues to write with a freshness and vitality that few can match.

 His latest album Homeland, released in April 2016, features 10 new songs, and reunites him with some of Ireland’s most respected musicians, such as The Voice Squad, Donal Lunny, Keith Donald, Eoghan O’Neill, Dave Keary, Ray Fean, etc….it was released in April of last year and followed by two successful tours with the renowned Lunny.

Tickets €25 - Available on Eventbrite, Reidy’s Kitchen Market, The Favourite and Roche’s Spar. Phone 087-4696913 or 087-8113611. 


An Evening with Frances Black- Saturday 4th November


Enjoy a spelling binding Evening with Frances Black on Saturday, 4th November @ 8pm in Saint George's. The Centre is proud to welcome this award winning Irish singer, songwriter, and politician. She has left an indelible mark on the Irish music scene and has been a prominent voice for social justice and advocacy.


Frances Black's musical journey began in the late 1980s when she joined the traditional Irish music group called Arcady. Her ethereal and emotive voice quickly captivated audiences, earning her widespread recognition and acclaim. With her distinctive style and heartfelt performances, she became known for interpreting Irish folk songs and breathing new life into them.


In 1992, Frances embarked on a successful solo career, releasing her debut album, "Talk to Me." Over the years, she released several more albums, including "The Smile on Your Face" and "This Love Will Carry." Beyond her musical accomplishments, Frances Black has consistently used her platform as a Senator to advocate for various social causes.   


Tickets €35- (Available on Eventbrite, Reidy’s Kitchen Market, The Favourite & Roche’s Spar or call 087-4696913 0r 0878113611).

Saint George’s Arts & Heritage Centre is a Bring your own Bottle venue. 


By the Light of the Silvery Moon with Aindrias de Staic- Saturday 11th November @ 8pm

Leading a revival in new Irish storytelling, Aindrias de Staic's rhythmic and energetic approach to storytelling has won many awards in recent years, including an All- Ireland medal at the Fleadh Cheol in Mullingar and a Celtic Media Award 2018 in Wales. Aindrias’s style is a fast paced, energetic new approach to the ancient Irish art form, yet his work is firmly rooted in the traditional storytelling styles of the west of Ireland.

This exciting new collaboration with foley artist Mosies Mas Garcia is supported by the Culture Moves Europe Project, which brings the audience a new experience in storytelling by combining the spoken words of the stories with a live foley soundtrack accompaniment created on stage. Inspired by his work in folklore, nature and the traditional arts, Aindrias brings us on journeys through bumpy roads and hidden boreens, through scary scenes and magical places.

Tickets €15 - (Available on Eventbrite, Reidy’s Kitchen Market, The Favourite & Roche’s Spar or call 087-4696913 or 0878113611)