2018 PROGRAMME – BY DATE

‘Large canvas, stories seen, voices heard’ – SAOL project

The underlying theme of the work frames around the time of the festival, international women’s week. The work explores what it means to be a woman and the journey is captured through the medium of film and visual art.

07/03     10am-5pm daily (closed for lunch at 1pm to 2pm)     Free
Charleville Mall Library (1 North St, Ongar Village, Dublin 15)
Website      Exhibition

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Carnation Theatre

Circus is based on the song and the WC Fields film, The Man On The Flying Trapeze. Circus! follows the fortunes and misfortunes of Desmond Dunphy, a cobbler whose first love, Nelly, ran away with the circus.

07/03     10.15am (children’s show)        11.30 am (adults show)
Free (Booking 01 874 9619)     Charleville Mall Library (1 North St, Ongar Village, Dublin 15)
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Multicultural Dance Workshop and performance with Clinton Smyth

This dance performance is a fusion of different dance genres. Including acrobatic and breakdance elements.The mix is suitable to a variety of audiences all ages can enjoy it. Hiphop, funk and breaks is the main source of inspiration as a professional Breakdance Acrobatic and Hip-hop choreographer. This is a performance for everybody’s enjoyment.

07/03     12pm     Free     Connolly House, Marino College (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)      Performance

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Maps, Coastlines – a Message in a Bottle

The project involves looking at how the coastline is represented in artworks – paintings and sculptures. Children from St Laurence
O’Toole Girls National School have made painted bottles which will be on show as part of the festival. The children have been working on this since September, and a video/slideshow shows all the work done in the classroom with artist, Martina Galvin.

07/03 (Opening 1pm) until 11/03    9am-5pm (Daily)    Free     Connolly House, Marino College (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)      Exhibition

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The Lion’s Share

Based on true events in Dublin Zoo. The keepers face drastic decisions and must overcome personal conflicts, if they are to save the animals during revolution of 1916,.. and keep alive a “Rising” Hollywood star?

Written and directed by Owen O’Gorman.

07/03     1.45pm (Duration 22 mins)    5€       Odeon Cinema Point Village (Point Village, North Dock, Dublin 1)     Film

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Between the Canals

Set over the course of one day, which just happens to be Paddy’s Day, the story sees three small time criminals zip about the city conducting little drug deals, picking fights, enjoying the odd scoop with pretty American tourists and avoiding local head cases (like Damien Dempsey), who is out to settle a score. The unhinged Dots (Peter Coonan) is the muscle of the trio, with the reserved Liam (Dan Hyland) being the brains. Scratchcard (Stephen Jones) is a mixture of the two, happy to align himself with either when it suits him. With an estranged girlfriend and child sitting at home, Liam goes about edging himself away from his two buddies at the behest of a local gangster who promised Liam’s dead uncle that he’d look after him, but breaking free on these mean streets is tougher than it sounds.

Written and directed by Mark O’Connor.

07/03     1.45pm (Duration 88 mins)    5€     Odeon Cinema Point Village (Point Village, North Dock, Dublin 1)      Film

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Proclaim

Dublin, April, 1916.  Revolutionary; James Connolly; looks to Dublin printers, Molloy, O’Brien and Brady to turn out 2000 copies of an Irish Proclamation- in one night and in secret- to be read by Padraig Pearse at the GPO Easter Monday 24th April 1916. They don’t have enough type. They don’t have enough wax. They don’t have enough paper. Can they do it? *Based on the actual characters & events surrounding the secret printing of the first Irish Proclamation.

Directed by Maureen O’Connell.

07/03     4pm (Duration 20 mins)    5€     Odeon Cinema Point Village (Point Village, North Dock, Dublin 1)     Film

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King of the Travellers

The story follows John Paul Moorehouse on his destructive quest to uncover the truth about the killer of his father twelve years ago.
John Paul’s desire for revenge is swayed as he falls for Winnie Power, the daughter of the man he suspects killed his father. John Paul must now battle between his consuming passion for justice and his desire to be with the woman he now loves.

Written and directed by Mark O’Connor

07/03     4pm (Duration 88 mins)    5€     Odeon Cinema Point Village (Point Village, North Dock, Dublin 1)     Film

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Tara Kearns, Niamh Molloy & Barbara O’Meara

Tara Kearns

A series of paintings featuring the people, the nature of the community and the places that are considered landmarks of the North Wall by local artist Tara Kearns. 

Niamh Molloy

How the changes in the Docklands have uprooted a community of working men, a series of drawings in pencil and ink. 

Barbara O’Meara

‘THE COVERING’ A Baby Blanket of 796 suares, a single one for each of the babies found buried at Tuam. Drop in to meet the artist and knit, stitch, crochet or weave a baby square.

07/03 (Opening 5pm) until 11/03    9am-5pm (Daily)     Free      CHQ Dublin (1 Custom House Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1)
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The Movement of People

The Movement of People is an art installation about local tales of migration.  It will incorporate dance performance over the course of the festival.

Visual Artist; Áine Ivers.
Dancer: Ambra Gatto Bergamasco.

07/03 (Openning at 6pm) until 10/03      9am-5pm (Daily)     07/03 Butoh performance      6.30pm
09/03 Butoh workshop      4pm       Free      Connolly House, Marino College (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)      Website | Website | Website | Facebook | Facebook      Visual Art

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The Fast and the Fancy

These images are part of The Fast and The Fancy photographic project comprising a photobook and an exhibition, which looks at the world of pigeon fanciers and their birds in Ireland.

An illustrated talk which gives a fascinating insight to the world of pigeon fanciers based on a photography project undertaken by John Carroll. He looks behind the scenes and discusses the people, the birds and the activities that make up this unique pastime for many dedicated followers.

07/03 (Openning at 6pm) until 10/03    9am-5pm (Daily)     07/03 (Illustrated talk with the Photographer)    8pm      Free     Connolly House, Marino College (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)      Website | Flicker      Exhibition

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What’s Your Issue – Exhibitions by SWAN Youth Service

My Body My Canvas, mixed media sculpture by Megan Kavanagh
An exploration of the difficulties women face on a daily basis. (**installed with hanging light bulbs)

Remembering Croke Villas, photography series by Aaron Connolly
A photographic exhibition of the demolition of the Croke Villas flats.

My Out Family, photography series by Claudio Marsella
A series of portraits that show what it is like to be LGBT and in and out of the closet in different situations.

“BSSHP” (Bosunner Swan Homelessness Prevention), mixed media sculpture by Bosunner
Raising awareness of homelessness in Dublin

07/03 (Openning at 6pm) until 10/03    9am-5pm (Daily)     Free     Connolly House (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)
Website      Exhibition

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SAOL Project Exhibitions

Both indoor and outdoor its creative  ‘SAOL Connects’ collection of exhibitions and installations including, Object Poverty, Object 2 Poverty (interactive installation), Hep See Stories, Me Myself I, The Forgotten Girl  and original concept fashion pieces.

07/03     10am-5pm daily (closed for lunch at 1pm to 2pm)     Free    Connolly House, Marino College (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)
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Rare Sounds

A celebration of culture, literature and language. This collaboration between the Irish Writers Centre, Inkslingers Writers Group and the African Cultural Project will bring together original works of poetry and music in Irish and English with performed translations in the click languages of Southern Africa.

07/03    7pm    Free      Irish Writers Centre (19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1)
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Maitiú Ó Casaide & Ciarán Mac Aodhgáin

The Five Lamps Arts Festival 2018 opening night will be in The Pipers Corner. Dublin’s newest and most exciting traditional music bar. We will see piper Maitiú Ó Casaide, a leading member of the group The Bonneymen, perform with fiddle player Ciarán Mac Aodhgáin for the very best of Irish music.

07/03    8pm    Free      Piper’s Corner (105-106 Marlborough St, North City, Dublin 1)      Facebook      Music

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A Walk Back in Time

A Walk Back in Time with Terry Fagan of the North Inner City Folklore Project features stories from around Dublin’s famous red-light district known as Monto.

08/03     11am    Free     Connolly House (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)      Website
Walk Tour

 

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Bring me Back Alive by Patricia McCann

“Did you hear about Pablo?” are the opening words of ‘Bring Me Back Alive’, a thought provoking story about the suicide of a young man in his prime.

The play highlights the warning signs to look for in a person contemplating suicide.

08/03     12am     5€       Connolly House (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)
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How to be Massive and How to Deal with Poxes on a Daily Basis

Aoife’s comical, astute observations paired with her brilliant illustrations make How to Deal with Poxes a must-have survival guide because, let’s face it, there’s always some pox wrecking your buzz on a daily basis.

(With her second book comedienne and illustrator Aoife Dooley is on a mission. There’s been a growing epidemic of poxes and buzz-wreckers everywhere and something needs to be done.)

08/03     2.30pm     Free     Charleville Mall Library (1 North St, Ongar Village, Dublin 15)                                                                                      Website | Facebook     Reading

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Teethmarks on my Tongue by Eileen Battersby

Literary critic, Eileen Battersby will read from her psychologically astute first novel, Teethmarks on My Tongue. The book opens in 1986 with the teenaged narrator, Helen Stockton Defoe of Richmond, Virginia, watching her
mother being shot to death on television by her unhinged lover.

08/03     3pm     Free     Charleville Mall Library (1 North St, Ongar Village, Dublin 15)      Reading

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Theatre Women Workshop – Exploring Gender Balance – Drama Workshop

This workshop is open to participants of all genders. All level of experience welcome.

Though a series of games that include techniques of the Theatre of the Oppressed, we will have fun while learning about our perception of womanhood and femininity.

08/03     5pm     5€     Connolly House (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)
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Don Baker & Rob Strong Band

Two of Ireland’s best known rock/blues musicians have collaborated to record an album together and tour many of Ireland’s best known venues in 2018.

Don Baker is known as a prolific singer/songwriter/musician for over 50 years and has had two number one singles ‘Winner in You’ on the RTE label and ‘Inner City’, which was recorded by The Jolly Beggarmen.

Rob Strong, from Derry, on bass guitar and lead vocals, is another of Ireland’s Living Legends, who also has been performing for more than five decades! Rob still has that unique and sensational voice that saw him pull in huge crowds with one of the top showbands in the ‘60s The Plattermen, and his own band The Rockets in the 1970s.

08/03     8pm     10-15€     Belvedere House (6 Denmark Street Great, Rotunda, Dublin 1)      Facebook     Music

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Rock Hard Women

Join us in celebrating International Women’s Day this March 2018.  A female led event, the night will showcase some of the most interesting groups of the music and dance scene.

Enjoy a great variety of live music from numerous acts followed by the premiere of Sibéal Davitt’s new dance piece, ‘Surrender Navigation’.  Jade O’Connor will close the event with a DJ set and prepare to continue the dancing until the early hours in The Grand Social. All welcome to the celebrations.

08/03     8pm     10€     Grand Social (35 Liffey Street Lower, North City)
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Workshops for primary schools with Tony Curtis and Seosamh Ó Maolalaí

Presented in partnership with Poetry Ireland/Writers in Schools.

Free for local schools. Places are very limited, please email Anna Bonner at writersinschools@poetryireland.ie to enquire.

09/03     10am    Free     Poetry Island (11 Parnell Square, Rotunda, Dublin 1)
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Mapping the North Wall

This walking tour will bring you through the history of the dockland area, its hidden relics, and the modern future being developed in the area today.  The tour is roughly an 80 minute walk and offers a different view of Dublin with some quieter corners right on the doorstep of the city centre.  Manny Man presents to you… the North Wall!

09/03     10am     Free     The Five Lamps Starting Point
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Bloom and Buzz

Bloom ‘n’ Buzz is a fun and interactive theatrical performance combining clown, puppetry and physical theatre for young children aged between 3-6 years old. It explores themes of life and death, growth and renewal, in a playful, sensitive and age appropriate manner.

09/03     10.30am and 12pm     Free (Booking Telephone: +353 1 8749619)    Charleville Mall Library (1 North St, Ongar Village, Dublin 15)
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Sweet Dreams Mr Heroin

A powerfully moving and hauntingly beautiful play which tells the story of a father’s heartbreak for his son Joey who has been ravaged by heroin addiction.  And of a young woman’s fight with addiction and prostitution as she tries desperately to be there for her daughter on the day of her first Holy Communion.

09/03     12pm      Free     Connolly House, Marino College (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)
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Community dance performance

‘In the months running up to the festival, dance artists have been working with local Schools and Youth Groups in weekly fun and diverse dance classes. Both an opportunity for those who have never tried dancing and for those seasoned performers, our community performance is a chance to show off all the hard work of the young people involved.’

09/03     1pm    Free     Corporation Hall in Sheriff Street
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Butoh workshop

Ambra Bergamasco will be introducing dancers and movers to Butoh techniques. Butoh is Being rather than expression. The movements commence from impulses created by the image rather than conscious choices by the dancer.

07/03     4pm     5€     Connolly House, Marino College (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)     Performance Workshop

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Irish Light vs Tony

One man’s struggle through a bureaucratic nightmare as he fights for his right to natural light. Tony is being charged by a new semi-state body, ‘Irish Light’, for access to the sun. When he refuses to pay, workmen board up his windows. But Tony won’t take this lying down. He marches to the headquarters and navigates his way through a madhouse of delusional propaganda, rampant capitalism and sheer insanity to get an exemption.

RADE Production.

09/03     4.45pm (Duration 22 mins)    5€
Odeon Cinema Point Village (Point Village, North Dock, Dublin 1)     Film

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Stalker

Irish psychological thriller and follows Oliver Nolan, a volatile homeless man, who wanders the streets of Dublin City during the Christmas period. After an unusual encounter with an evangelist, Oliver believes he is sent on a mission from God to clean up society.

Written an directed by Mark O’Connor.

09/03     4.45pm (Duration 1h 20 mins)    5€
Odeon Cinema Point Village (Point Village, North Dock, Dublin 1)     Film

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Ledwidge and Lizze: a doomed romance

With readings of Ledwidge’s poems and music by traditional fiddle player Cathy McEvoy and readings by actor Fionn Foley.

Poet Gerard Smyth recalls poet Francis Ledwidge’s relationship with the young woman who inspired his poem To Eilish of the Fair Hair.

09/03     7pm     5€     Belvedere House (6 Great Denmark Street, Dublin 1)     Poetry

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The Lion’s Share

Based on true events in Dublin Zoo. The keepers face drastic decisions and must overcome personal conflicts, if they are to save the animals during the revolution of 1916, and keep alive a “Rising” Hollywood star.

Written and directed by Owen O’Gorman.

09/03     7pm (Duration 22mins)    5€      Odeon Cinema Point Village (Point Village, North Dock, Dublin 1)      Film

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Cardboard Gangsters

The story of a group of young lads in Darndale, led by Jay Connolly (John Connors), who sell drugs to make a living. They set out in a bid to gain more money and power and enter the big leagues of the drug trade. Things begin to unravel quickly as not everyone in Darndale is willing to let these Cardboard Gangsters achieve the notoriety they crave without a fight.

Directed by Mark O`Connor.

09/03     7pm (Durantion 92 mins)    5€      Odeon Cinema Point Village (Point Village, North Dock, Dublin 1)      Film

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The History of the World (A play about dreams, borders and nightmares)

A border post, guarded by Oddie O’Dea, is the location for the events of this play that happen at a time when people are asleep or dreaming or having nightmares. But Oddie is awake, and he marshals the comings and goings at his border post with resignation, as he is powerless to control what happens and is completely under resourced to cope with the demands placed on him. The play deals with issues of immigration, borders and the political issues behind them.

By Joe O’Byrne. A co-production between Co-Motion and The Five Lamps Arts Festival.

09/03       8pm        5-15€     Connolly House, Marino College (171 North Strand Road,                                                                                           Dublin 1)      Film

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Circle Sessions

Have you ever wondered who would win in a fight between a musician and a poet?

Tales Vs. Tunes is a competition between musicians and spoken word artists to finally determine which is superior – music or spoken word! In this context, spoken word covers prose, poetry and comedy. Each performer gets the same two words and they must create a brand new piece which uses these words in some capacity.

Musicians and spoken word artists are then paired off in a versus format in the live show, with the winner being decided by public vote. Performers compete on behalf of their team, #TeamTales and #TeamTunes, and the winning team is awarded prizes at the end of the night.

09/03     9pm     5€     Lloyds Pub (46 Amiens St, Mountjoy, Dublin 1)      Website | Facebook      Poetry and Music

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Punch Lion presents: Silly Story Telling with Kevin Gildea (Comedy Cellar/Dublin Comedy Improv)

Silly Stories is a bunch of Silly Funny Crazy stories for 8 to 12 year olds. So if you are 8 to 12 or 12 to 8 come and have a big laugh. These are stories straight from the head of the King of Whacky. And there are plenty of laughs in between. Come and see Kevin and his award winning hair and forehead.

Recommended age: 8+

10/03     10am (Duration 40min)    Free
Charleville Mall Library (1 North St, Ongar Village, Dublin 15)      Website | Twitter
Comedy

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‘Going Wild along the Royal Canal with Eanna Ni Lamhna’

‘Going Wild along the Royal Canal with Eanna Ni Lamhna’ and it will be a guided walk along a man made waterway through Dublin city – pointing out the wildlife, trees and plants that are to be seen along this corridor of biodiversity. The walk will last for an hour and this is your opportunity to meet Eanna and ask all the wildlife questions that you have always wondered about.

Eanna Ni Lamhna is well known for her broadcasting work on the long running Mooney goes Wild radio programme and more lately on the Six o Clock TV3 television programme. She is the author of many wildlife books including Wild Things at School and Wild Dublin. She is the current vice-president of the Tree Council of Ireland. She is very firmly on the side of Wildlife and Biodiversity in this New World of Climate Change

10/03     10.30am      Free       Start Point – Main Entrance to Croke Park (Jones’ Rd, Drumcondra, Dublin 3)    Website | Twitter
Walk tour

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Punch Lion presents:  Dan Dan the Great & Graeme (Comedy Magic)

Dan Dan The Great is a newly qualified magician, and Graeme (who tries to call himself Graeme Graeme to be like Dan Dan) is his assistant who’s also learning the trade from Dan Dan. Will Dan Dan and Graeme get to Las Vegas or will they never perform magic again?

Recommended age: 5+

10/03     11am (Duration 40min)      Free     Connolly House, Marino College (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)      Comedy and Magic

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Dance Workshop Library

Charleville Mall Library will host a family dance workshop led by Dance Artist in residence in the Five Lamps Arts Festival, Emily Kilkenny Roddy. Aimed at parents with young children (4-7 years) who like to move, this workshop will cater to both the parent and child, getting everyone dancing together in a fun and creative way.

As part of her residency she is working with local community groups including charities and schools. She is teaching dance and working with young people in Marino Secondary school and Ballybough youth project aiming towards a community performance. She is working with the SAOL project, making an exhibition work using movement to create large scale canvas paintings.

Emily is also teaching family dance workshops during the festival and creating a piece that will be performed by the canal entitled ‘Freight and Passenger’. She has organised for local dance school Francesca Arkins School of dance to feature throughout the event giving a platform for the schools talented students. Her residency also covers the overseeing, producing, guidance or helping of all the dance elements of the festival.

10/03     12am     Free     Charleville Mall Library (1 North St, Ongar Village, Dublin 15)
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Donal Vaughan Science Magic

Prepare to enter the magical world of science. Forget Harry Potter, Donal is the real wizard. Join him as he does the impossible – always exciting, sometimes messy. Learn all about science and laugh your pants off while you do. And the best part? You can do all the tricks at home using everyday household items. You too can become a science wizard and amaze your family and friends!

Recommended age: 5+

10/03     10.30pm (Duration 40 min)    Free      Connolly House (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)     Website | Twitter      Magic show

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Market and Picnic Mud Island

Spring Market and Community Picnic. Art, Craft and Photography, Clothes and Bric a Brac, Artisan Food Products, Vinyl and Books, Refreshments, Music and much more!

Bring food to share and eat together. Support local producers and get some unique gifts!

10/03     12-5pm     Free      Through the arch into Newcomen Court, North Strand, Dublin 3 (beside Cloud Cafe)     Website      Market

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Royal Canal Day Out

All day events on the Royal Canal from Charleville Mall

Your captain is Jenny Wren and her barge will be the focus for local musicians and poets and performers as all day long from 12-6 there will be music and poetry and craic on the beautiful barge and tours on the barge, check the website for the line-up

Inland Waterways Association will run trips on the canal on their boat.

Adventure Sports will give displays

East Wall Water Sports will do displays on the canal.

10/03     3-5pm    Free      Charleville Mall Library (1 North St, Ongar Village, Dublin 15)
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Freight and Passenger

Freight and Passenger is a dance piece performed site specifically on the site of original inspiration, the lock gates located at Newcomen Bridge. Is choreographed and created by Emily Kilkenny Roddy with dancers Sibéal Davitt and Millie Daniel-Dempsey.

Inspired by the origins of the Grand and Royal Canal the piece explores the 200 year history of the canal, focusing specifically on the images created by the water, lock gates, aqueducts and other features to produce both structured rhythms and a freedom within the movement. It is important to celebrate our History in new and abstract ways.

10/03     1.30pm and 4pm    Free      Charleville Mall Library (1 North St, Ongar Village, Dublin 15)     Website      Performance

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Quiet Tree

The Quiet Tree is a magical traditional music, storytelling, and puppetry performance for young children and their families.  

The creatures of Whistleberry Forest have discovered a little oak tree growing deep in the woods.  However, there are no birds singing, no leaves rustling, and no animals scurrying around its trunk.  This delightful music performance takes children and accompanying adults on an adventure through the forest where they explore musical instruments, sing, and dance, and help Ornaith the owl, Sorley the snail, and Faolán the frog bring the little oak tree to life.

Age range: 2-5

10/03     2.30pm (Duration 45 min)      Free     Charleville Mall Library (1 North St, Ongar Village, Dublin 15)      Twitter | Facebook      Theatre

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Walk along the Royal Canal with peter Clarke

An Excellent historical walk and rediscover old ground with the inimitable Peter Clarke. The walk  will reference places, people and events of historical interest along the course of Dublin’s beloved Royal Canal.

10/03      2.30pm      Free      Starting point: Blessington Street Basin (Dublin 7) Finish point: Charleville Mall (1 North St, Ongar Village, Dublin 15)      Website
Walk Tour

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Nothing by Outlandish Theatre Platform

Nine performers make a stop on the way from the womb to the tomb and have a conversation about nothing. 

Join us in the void. 

A performance made by participants of Open Theatre Practice supported by the Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital, the Department of Justice and Equality and Dublin City Council.

10/03    7pm      5€      Connolly House, Marino College (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)
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Conversation Salons present: A Feast of Strangers

The Feast features a 3 course meal and is a celebration of conversation and connecting with people you might not usually get to talk to. We’re big believers in the pleasures and transformative possibilities of taking to people you don’t know…….talking to strangers. Over a three course dinner we invite you to strike up an interesting conversation with a stranger. You are seated in pairs with someone you have never met. You are each given a Conversation Menu of enticing thought-provoking questions to accompany your starters, main courses and dessert.

Hosted by Heather Bourke.

10/03     7pm-10pm    25€ BYOB (Booking essential Eventbrite)
Cloud Café (43 North Strand Road, Dublin 3)      Website      Talk

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Love in The Wild by Lisa Walsh

Ger Duffy is a dreamer. He mostly dreams about Grainne McManus. There is a hole in his heart from the day she disappeared out of his life. That was five years ago, when they were lovers and addicts together.

One day, Grainne’s Da turns up at Ger’s hall door in Ballymun. Ger assumes that she’s dead; that she has become another statistic to heroin. But the news is different and lights the flame of hope in Ger’s heart.

LOVE IN THE WILD is an emotional roller-coaster of a play that will make you laugh and will leave you, finally, in tears.

“Lisa Walsh has put human faces, emotions and dreams into the stories that lie behind the headlines” – Joe Duffy, RTE.

10/03    8pm    10€      Belvedere House (6 Denmark Street Great, Rotunda, Dublin 1)
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Bilingual Stand Up Comedy

We have a great lineup for this bilingual stand up comedy event, Aoife Dooley of the How to be Massive and How to deal with Poxes on a Daily basis, Giles Brody, Anne Noonan and her Son in the Mick and Mam show, and among others Aedin Darmody and Aine Gallagher

10/03    9pm    10€      Annesley House (70 N Strand Rd, Ballybough, Dublin 3)
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Walking Tour by Hugo Mc Guiness – A Day in the Life of the Five Lamps

Thursday, 27th April 1916.

A Day in the life of the Five Lamps is a walking tour with a difference. Combining folk traditions, unpublished documents and diaries, with other material, this tour will uncover the relatively unknown story of a day during the 1916 Rising as it unfolded for those in the streets, houses, and laneways around the Five Lamps.

Starting with the killing of Jane Costello at about 8.00am it will continue to the death of Lieut. Charles Love Crockett at around midnight. The subject and location are specifically chosen with those with mobility issues in mind as the entire tour will take place around the actual triangle intersected by Killarney Street, Amiens Street, North Strand Road, and Portland Row. As each element of the story unfolds we will
readjust our viewpoint around the Five Lamps.

The duration will be about 50 minutes.

Those of limited mobility are especially welcome.

11/03     12am    Free     The Five Lamps      Walk Tour

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Dublin Circus Project

Open Family Circus Workshop and a circus performance involving professional and beginner circus performers. Come and enjoy with us!

11/03     3pm (Open Family Circus Workshop)        4pm (Circus performance)
Free       Connolly House (171 North Strand Road, Dublin 1)    Website | Twitter      Theatre

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Traditional Music

Philip Lonergan and friends – Trad & Blues

An explosive mix of traditional music and blues like you have never heard before. Musician, stuntman, actor, farmer with a wonderful stage presence.

10/03     8pm     5€      Annesly House (70 N Strand Rd, Ballybough, Dublin 3)      Music