Behind the Scenes Volunteering Experience: Making NIGHTTOWN

Behind the Scenes Volunteering Experience: Making NIGHTTOWN by Laurie Ingram NIGHTTOWN is a play based on a chapter from James Joyce’s Ulysses that records the feverish experience of Dublin’s sordid nightlife in the early 1900s. Adapted by director Joe O’Byrne and presented by Co-Motion Media and Carnation Theatre Company, this performance brings into action the […]

Irish TV Covers Launch of Five Lamps Arts Festival Programme

On 25th January 2016, an exclusive event was held at the Mansion House in Dublin, which launched the 2016 Five Lamps Arts Festival programme. Irish TV was there and covered the event. Click on the image below to check out the full episode (Festival coverage starts at 0:12:00):    

The Five Lamps Arts Festival 2016: Art, History and Culture Illuminated

In under one week, the Five Lamps Arts Festival will ignite again for its 9th successive year. We can expect that yet again this will be an exuberant celebration of arts and the people who make it possible! Dublin is a city full of artistic potential, overflowing with vats of creative wealth. Such a thing should […]

A Special Thanks to our 2016 Festival Volunteers!

Thanks from the festival to the following people who have made it happen; people from the locality, volunteers, Dublin City Council people, colleagues from Marino College of FE; Gisela Medeiros de Campos, Carol Fortunato, and Cormac O’Connell who have been volunteering with the festival for over a year, Andrew Choi, Alexandra Escobar, Joshua Horsono, Maia Kunkel, […]

Do You Know the Five Lamps? Mural Project

‘Do You Know the Five Lamps?’ mural was a project initiated by Eoghan Cleary and the young people of Swan Youth Services in the North East Inner City. Driven by their interest in cycling and graffiti murals, the group cycled around the city each week looking at different images they could draw upon for inspiration. They also organised […]

Be part of our next Festival

Since 2007 the Five Lamps Arts Festival has worked with the local community and with local, national and international artists to promote arts and music in Dublin north inner city. All this would not have been possible without the help of our wonderful volunteers. The Five Lamps Festival is looking for new talents. We need […] previews the 2015 Five Lamps Festival

In its 4 March 2015 edition, online publication dedicated to French expats, previews the 2015 Five Lamps Festival: CULTURE: The House Presents au Five Lamps Arts Festival Dans le cadre du Five Lamps Festival du 4 au 14 mars 2015, The House Presents anime 6 soirées au Annesley House. Qu’est ce que “The House […]

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