The next Five Lamps Arts Festival starts in


in North East Inner City of Dublin – Ireland.

Culinary Ingenuity and Tasty Mish Mash

On Saturday 1st April, VOICE and Connect the Dots brings you free food and tips for avoiding food waste as part of the 2017 Five Lamps Arts Festival. Voice of Irish Concern for the Environment (VOICE) is a waste and water charity that empowers individuals and local communities to take positive action to conserve our […]

The Uncertain Life of a Docker

“‘Oh Jaysus, a fella’s after falling in the river’. And a voice came from the other side, now normally they’d say throw him a buoy, but some fella shouted, ‘Is it a button man?’, and someone shouts back, ‘Throw him a bar!’” That was a quip from one of the Dublin Dockers who is part […]

Plants and Soil in our City Gardens and Canal Banks

“Plants and Soil in our City Gardens and Canal Banks” is an art project with the Laurence O’Toole Senior Primary Girls and Boys Schools and artist Martina Galvin. It involves a series of workshops in school as well as field trips to The Dunne Street Community Garden and the Royal Canal. Art works created will be exhibited as part of the […]

Saint Patrick’s Parade

St Patrick’s Parade with a marching band and samba drums. Fun for children and the whole family. Come celebrate Ireland’s most famous saint with the Five Lamps Arts Festival at this festive parade!

Reic // Recite, A Bilingual Spoken Word Event in association with Irish Writers Centre

Féachfar anocht ar nuafhilíocht le béim ar an bhfocal labhartha; idir dánta, rapcheol, agus amhráin. Cuirfidh bean an tí Ciara Ní Éanacháin fáilte roimh: Séamus Barra Ó Súilleabháin, MC Muipéad, Temper-Mental, MissElayneous, Marcus MacConghail, Eoin P. Ó Murchú, agus Eva O’Connor. Spoken word poetry; featuring poems, songs, and rap. Part of Seachtain na Gaeilge. Eva O’Connor Is dramadóir agus aisteoir í […]

Opening Night Ceremony

The Five Lamps Arts Festival 2015 will launch with a spectacular opening ceremony in Dublin’s Customs House on March 4th at 7pm. Admission is free and its going to be a great event! Actor John Connors will open the festival followed by a Clarion Flute Ensemble, a Fire Dance performance and Samba Drumming. Don’t miss […]

Walk Along the O’Connell Street Meridian

Join Carly Keegan on a walk through Dublin’s O’Connell Street and explore the history of the key monuments on the central meridian. Some of the featured works on the walk include: ‘Monument to Daniel O’Connell’, ‘Jim Larkin’ and ‘The Spire’.

Bus Eireann Tour of d’Northside

Join us for a bus tour of the North Inner city area where Roddy Doyle’s ‘Barrytown Trilogy’ was set. An actor will read excerpts from the books and Pia Dunne will sing soul songs from The Commitments. This is part of the “One City One Book” week. The ‘Barrytown Trilogy’ consists of the first three novels by Irish writer Roddy Doyle and […]

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