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Wednesday 12 December 2018

FFF TAKING to the stage to for a worthy cause, a string of Irish musicians will perform at The Olympia Theatre this month in A Gig for Gaza.

FFF TAKING to the stage to for a worthy cause, a string of Irish musicians will perform at The Olympia Theatre this month in A Gig for Gaza.

Already, singers Paul Brady, Brian Kennedy, Frances Black and Don Baker have signed up to get involved and more artists are expected to be announced shortly.

The concert, taking place on September 21, is to help raise funds for Amnesty International and the rebuilding of infrastructure in the war-torn region. Tickets are on sale now.

FFF FASHIONISTAS will be flocking to the third annual Kilkenny Fashion Week, when it kicks off next month.

Running from October 15 to 18, a packed programme of events will take place, promoting local fashion students as well as showcasing Irish designers. Male models will also be introduced for the first time at the Gala Fashion Show at Lyrath Estate, while finalists in the Kilkenny Fashion Week Student Scholarship will enjoy their own show to compete for free tutoring at the Grafton Academy of Dress Design.

FFF FRESH from the success of his movie Poison Pen, best-selling author Eoin Colfer is staging his new production The Belle Bottoms as part of the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival.

A comedy disco cabaret featuring original material from such stars as Bressie, Heathers, IFTA-nominated Liam Bates and Eleanor McEvoy. The show is running in Smock Alley Theatre from September 15 to 20.

FFF THIS Saturday and Sunday sees Leopardstown and the Curragh racecourses join forces for the first time to put on Irish Champions Weekend, with €3.7m in prize-money. LA-based actor Victoria Smurfit will jet in for the occasion.

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