US comedian Kevin Hart, who will be playing to Dublin audiences next January

US comedian and actor Kevin Hart will be visiting Irish shores in January 2016 and tickets will go on sale for his international comedy show this week.
T he funny man is famous for roles in movies including The Wedding Ringer which took in over $80m (€72m) internationally and Get Hard where he starred alongside Will Ferrell.

He has announced a massive world tour after a hugely successful domestic comedy tour in the US earlier this year.
He will be visiting Dublin’s 3Arena on Friday, January 22, 2016 to perform in his international
comedy show What Now? Tour and tickets go on sale on September 10, 2015.
Hart’s international comedy tour will see him visiting Ireland, Australia, Belgium, Germany and South Africa for the first time.

Tickets are available from www.ticketmaster. ie and for more information on tour dates log onto www.aikenpromotions.com.

CALLING ALL BUDDING YOUNG ARTISTS

Sightsavers is calling on budding young artists in Dublin to enter the 2015 Junior Painter
of the Year Awards.

Open to primary school students of all ages, thousands of children are expected to
enter the competition this year featuring the new theme, Imagine 2030.
A lot can change in 15 years so Sighstavers is inviting primary school students to be inspired and create an artwork that shows how they want the world they live in to look in the year 2030.
Student artists have a chance to win appropriately party prizes not just for themselves but for their classmates too, and substantial cash prizes of €200, €300 and €1,000 for their schools with thanks to
the Irish Times.
Fifteen regional winners will be selected and will have the opportunity to see their work displayed at a special awards day in February 2016 where three overall national winners will be announced.
Submissions for this competition must be completed by November 27. For more information visit  www.sightsavers. ie/juniorpainter.

START TALKING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH
A campaign to get people involved in the conversation of suicide was launched recently and people from all a r o u n d D u b l i n a r e invited to take part.

Suicide or Survive (SOS) is running its annual High Tea and Talk campaign in an attempt to raise awareness about mental health.
World Suicide Prevention Day takes place on September 10 and SOS are encouraging people to take time out with a loved one or a friend to have a cup of tea and a chat as this is a great way to get people
to talk about any problems they might be experiencing.
The campaign is asking people to host a tea morning with friends, in the workplace, or within a local community group to raise awareness of mental health. To get involved contact Jacqui at SOS on jacqui@
suicideorsurvive.ie or call 1890 577 577 and the charity will send an information pack.
Alternatively you can donate €4 by texting SOS4 to 50300.