Con “Fada” Ó Drisceoil

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Con is a songwriter and accordion player from West Cork. He has written comic songs on a wide range of subjects which includes canine castration, Shakespearean tragedy, unwelcome percussionists and the wildlife of County Clare. In 2006 he published The…

Jack Lynch

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Jack has twice been the featured Irish storyteller at the Cape Clear Festival, and has been a regular teller at local arts festivals and at storytelling festivals – Cultra, Omagh, Scealta Shamhna, Slieve Bloom, Sperrins, and Courtmacsherry. He is a…

Paddy O’Brien

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Born in Co Kerry he is a natural storyteller who has appeared at the Cape Clear Storytelling festival on three occasions including the first festival in 1994. He has also featured regularly at many of the other Irish storytelling festivals…

Pat Speight

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Pat has told stories from Cork to Tennessee, Belfast to Montreal, North of England to Sardinia and many places in between. He has told stories to groups of two to 1200. A featured teller at festivals all over Ireland, England,…

Liz Weir

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From County Antrim she is the founder of the Yarnspinner community storytelling groups in Ireland (1986). She was Director of the Ulster Storytelling Festival (1989-2008), and the North West International Storytelling Festival in Derry (1993-2000). She is currently the Director…

Diarmuid O Drisceoil

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He grew up in a bi-lingual home, speaking English and Gaelic, and listened to the stories of his wide family network for years. He draws his stories mainly from the Irish tradition but adapts them to suit his surreal sense…


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Explore a creel full of riddles,blessings and stories

WORKSHOP: with Ruth Kirkpatrick
Tír na nÓg | €12 (Concessions €10) * Adult only Workshop Max. 40 people

12.00- 13.30

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A journey through stories with Kamini Ramachandran and Bill Harley

Fear a’tí (MC) Jack Lynch
An Club | €12 (Concessions €10) * * Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.


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Techniques & Performance

Children’s Puppet Workshop for 7-12 yr olds with Dominic Moore Come and make a puppet and learn how to give it character.
Bring your own sock School | €5 Not suitable for children under 7.

Clare Muireann Murphy

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Dublin born Clare Muireann Murphy is an international storyteller who has performed in more than 20 countries.  Clare has performed at all kinds of venues and festivals from the Globe Theatre London to Fabula Festival Sweden to NASA’s Jet