2015 Mother’s Day – Survival guide

Mam, Mother, Mammy, Mom, Ma – whatever you call her, it’s not too late to get her what she really wants this Mother’s Day!

So instead of making a last minute run to your local shop to pick up some lifeless flowers and chocolates, why not check out these upcoming shows/events that she’ll really love.

Bloom 2015 will showcase exquisite show gardens, from the very best of Ireland’s landscape gardeners and designers as well as Irish food producers plus much more. Plus kids attend Bloom for free!

When: 28 May – 1 June
Where: Phoenix Park, Dublin

Pat Short
Pat Shortt is back with his hillarous new show “ Selfie”. Join the singing undertaker Mossey Burke and a host of new characters as he recounts his favourite funeral. A funeral that was nearly the death of him and changed his life forever.

Where: The Royal Theatre, Castlebar.
When: 14 March

Derek Ryan
Join Irish traditional music singer Derek Ryan when he performs with special guests Charlie McGettigan and The Hallelujah Choir.

Where: Olympia Theatre, Dublin
When: 14 March

The Pillowman
Winner of Two Tony Awards and Olivier Award for Best Play, Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman is now open at The Gaiety Theatre until 14 March.

Where: Gaiety Theatre
When: 10/11/12/13/14 March

The legend of Luke Kelly
The Legend Of Luke Kelly, Celebrating the memory and music of a true Irish musical legend on his 31st Anniversary.

Where: INEC, Gleneagle Hotel,Co Kerry
When: 14 March

Where:The Maritime Hotel,Cork
When: 17 March

Christy Moore
Join Christy Moore as he returns to play various Live dates throughout Ireland.

Where:Kilronan Castle, Ballyfarnon
When: 13 March

Where:Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone
When: 14 March

Mary Black
To coincide with the launch of her autobiography “Down the Crooked Road” and the “Soundtrack” CD, Mary Black  performs at Vicar Street.

When: 15 March
Where: Vicar Street, Dublin

Twelve Angry Men
Check out Reginald Rose’s gripping courtroom thriller Twelve Angry Men, that has been hailed as the “classiest, most intelligent drama in the West End.

When: 16-21 March
Where: Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin

Known as one of the 70’s and early 80’s top pop bands Tweed will play a show in the intimate setting of the Ruby Room at The Royal Theatre, Castlebar.

Where: The Royal Theatre, Castlebar.
When: 15 March

Jersey Boys
Get yourself to the Bord Gais Energy Theatre this April as Jersey Boys UK & Ireland tour arrives.Jersey Boys is the winner of 55 major awards worldwide, including the Olivier Award for Best New Musical.

Where: Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin
When: 1 – 18 April

The Definitive Ratpack
The Definitive Rat Pack are best known as the original members of the West-End smash hit The Rat Pack – Live From Las Vegas who have created their own more personal show.

Where: Gaiety Theatre
When: 16 -21 March

Still can’t decide? Why not let her pick the event, by getting her a Ticketmaster Gift Card!