Magical production takes to the stage for Bliain na Gaeilge 🎭

Magical production takes to the stage for Bliain na Gaeilge

MUSIC    |    DANCE    |    DRAMA

Aisling? – a cultural extravaganza of newly commissioned music, song, dance and literature from Ireland’s finest Gaeltacht artists – will be held in the Olympia Theatre in Dublin on Friday 28 September as part of Bliain na Gaeilge 2018. It will then be going on tour around the country (dates detailed below).

Produced and directed by Darach Mac Con Iomaire, Aisling? brings it’s audience on a journey which allows them to celebrate and reflect on the story of the Gaeltacht over the last 100 years through music, poetry, dance and visual art.

Presented by Ealaín na Gaeltacht, Aisling? is an exceptional production of newly-composed work by comtemporary Gaeltacht artists – musicians, poets, authors, visual artists and compoers, including the likes of Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Méabh Ní Bheaglaíoch.

There’s more to Aisling? than a mere night of music and art – this display with awaken and excite a community spirit in it’s audience who as a creative connection to the artful honesty that gave inspiration to the revolutionary leaders of 1916. Aisling? is described as a cultural display that blows the conventional concert format away. Instead, Aisling? invites it’s audience to reconnect with their roots, with their heritage and with the truth that there is a community within the Irish language, with amazing original music and art from talented Gaeltacht artists.
 

Tickets & further information at Aisling2018.com.

 
Olympia Theatre DUBLIN 28 September
0818 719330 • www.ticketmaster.ie
Theatre Royal WATERFORD 13 & 14 November
051 874402 • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cultúrlann MacAdam Ó Fiaich BELFAST 16 & 17 November
02890 964180 •This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin DERRY 20 & 21 November
02871 264132 • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Halla Pobail RÁTH CHAIRN 24 & 25 November
046 9432068 • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cast

Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Dún na nGall, Singer/Fiddle
Seán Ó Flaithearta, Inis Mór, Visual Artist/Designer
Pól Ó Ceannabháin, Conamara, Singer/Percussion
Méabh Ní Bheaglaíoch, Corca Dhuibhne, Melodian/Singer
Ciarán Ó Maonaigh, Dún na nGall, Fiddle/Performer
Johnny Óg Connolly, Conamara, Melodian/Composer
Caoimhín Ó Fearghail, An Rinn, Piper/Fluatist/Bouzouki
Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríde, Dún na nGall, Writer/Performer
Róisín Seoighe, Conamara, Singer/Dancer
Eoin Mac Donncha, Conamara, Contemporary Dancer
Eoin Geoghegan, Conamara, Actor/Performer

Associated Organisations of Conradh na Gaeilge