‘In The Vicinity of the Sun’ AT DIA DE LOS REYES Festival, USA

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]Irish Modern Dance Theater’s ‘In The Vicinity of the Sun’, commissioned by Five Lamps Arts Festival 2021, has been programmed at the DIA DE LOS REYES festival at the Museum of Boulder, Colorado, USA. DIA DE LOS REYES is an international arts festival of Dance, Music, Literature, Visual Arts […]

Sheriff Street Community Mural

You know the inner city, right? Social problems, crime.  Yeah. Same old story. Trouble. But the trouble is that the trouble isn’t the story.  Not really. It’s the headline. The eye-catcher. The tabloid seller. The attention-grabbing soundbyte, the load of auld s… Auld nonsense. Yeah, that’s the phrase. Right, so what’s-the-story, bud? The story is […]

Five Lamps Arts celebrates recognition at the Good Causes Awards in 2018

Five Lamps Arts remembers and celebrates their recognition at the Good Causes Awards in the Arts and Culture Category back in 2018. We were delighted to use this award funding through the Arts Council to expand our programme and continue our mission to foster a widespread appreciation of and participation in arts, culture, and creative […]

Nichola MacEvilly about Philo

What has the response to Philo been like so far? We’ve had such a wonderful response to Philo. Full houses of laughter and tears in the Sean O’Casey Theatre. Many people return for a second time with gangs of friends and family. We knew we were working on a very special story but we couldn’t […]

Peter Sheridan on his new play Philo

I will never forget the first time I met Philo. It was February 1982 in the offices of the North Centre City Community Action Project (NCCAP) in Summerhill. A vibrant but small community organisation, we had just been awarded a grant from the Department of Labour to employ twelve people on a pilot drama scheme. […]

Charity Impact Awards 2021

We are participating in The Charity Impact Awards 2021 which celebrates the positive impact that charities, community groups, and voluntary organisations are making in people’s lives across Ireland. Public voting is now open until 3rd of November!! Show your support and vote for us in the Small Organizations category by clicking the button below. Every […]