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The Five Lamps – a play by Roddy Doyle

The Five Lamps Play by Roddy Doyle

The Five Lamps Arts Festival and Co-Motion Media present the new stage work by Roddy Doyle, first presented at the Five Lamps Arts Festival in April 2023. The show is an adaptation from the Life Without Children collection by Roddy Doyle published in 2021. Adapted and Directed by Joe O’Byrne, and starring Eoin O’Sullivan, the […]

COMUNIDADE Sports and Intercultural Activities Programme

COMUNIDADE Sports and Intercultural Activities Programme

We’re thrilled to announce the official launch of the COMUNIDADE Sports and Intercultural Programme, a dynamic partnership between the Five Lamps Arts Festival and the NEIC. The programme was launched as part of Dublin City Council Social Inclusion Week 2023 by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Daithí de Róiste. The Brazilian Ambassador in Ireland, Marcel Biato, was also present […]

BULLIED, play by Michael J. Harnett at Sean O’Casey Theatre this autumn

Bullied, a play by Michael J.Harnett

“BULLIED”, a play by Michael J. Harnett starring IFTA nominated actor Vinnie McCabe and Shauna Brennan is back this autumn in the Sean O’Casey Theatre. This incisive drama is about a sixteen-year-old who spends the mid-term break with Grandad, during which he discovers that the teenager is being bullied. After much coaxing, the girl reaches […]

Help us to fundraise for the Five Lamps Arts Festival

Help us to fundraise for the Five Lamps Arts Festival

Help support The Five Lamps Arts Festival , we have set up a GoFundME campaign for the festival and we need your help to reach our target! Those familiar with the Five Lamps Arts Festival will know that we are a community based arts project striving to connect Dublin’s Inner City with the arts, in an affordable and […]

We Act Stories: Roisin Lonergan

Our very own Roisin Lonergan was featured on We Act Stories as the founder of The Five Lamps Arts Festival and this is her story.

5 Lamps Arts and Crafts Market on Dublin City FM

5 Lamps arts & crafts market

‘5Lamps Arts & Craft Day’ took place on Saturday 1st April We partnered with D-Light Studios to host a Quirk and an African Market. Also, we had the beautiful folk songs of “The Song and the Hand” by Mayumi Kabayashi, Caitriona, Fiona, Andrew and Irene who performed that evening.

“Winds of Change”, essay by Ingrid Lyons

“Paul Kelly is a photographer based in the docklands area of Dublin. With a keen eye formomentary happenings and a sympathy for narrative context, he brings his subjects into focusagainst a backdrop of change and transience. Kelly moved to the area 15 or 16 years ago and initiated a body of work in 2014 that […]

The Cloudspotter

A sneak peek of Michael J Harnett’s wonderful play The Cloudspotter, directed by Vinnie McCabe, which run in The Clasaċ, Clontarf, last November. This compelling play received excellent reviews after performances at Holyhead, The Viking theatre, and Seán O’Casey theatre. The Cloudspotter centres around a grandmother with early signs of dementia and her grandson Thomas, […]

Pride of Place, photography exhibition

One of the big hits of the Five Lamps Arts Festival 2022 returns this December. Pride of Place is a multimedia project of photographs, backed by video, and based on interviews with some 50 residents of Sheriff Street by Maria McGrane. This free exhibition returns on Thursday, December 1st at the Central Bank of Ireland […]

The “One Fur All: A Tail of Changing Ireland” Book Launch

Cover of Fergus the Fox Book Five Lamps Event

The Five Lamps Arts Festival was proud to support the launch of “One Fur All: A Tail of Changing Ireland” on the 21st July in the Hogan Stand Pub. This is the second book about the fearless Fergus the Fox. He’s a heroic, furry fella who helps save the other black and white sionnaigh trapped […]

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