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The Five Lamps Arts Festival in the Spotlight Exciting News!  HotPress Magazine spotlighted The Five Lamps Arts Festival 2024 in a compelling article, highlighting the variety of events on display! Featuring a program where diversity and inclusivity shine just as brightly as the artists themselves. Explore the Festival’s diverse 2024 Programme, for all ages and […]

MONOGRAPH PHOTO EXHIBITION celebrates Dublin’s North Inner City

MONOGRAPH is a collection of photographs celebrating the story of Dublin’s North Inner City’s people, places, and rich cultural heritage. Embark on a visual journey through the lens of Kevin Newcomen, a dedicated volunteer turned amateur photographer, as he presents his inaugural exhibition capturing the essence of the Five Lamps Arts Festival. Join us in […]

Mud Island Community Garden Family Friendly Day

FLAF24 Kiruu

Mud Island Community Garden Family Friendly Day On April 20th (Saturday), Mud Island Community Garden is set to welcome families for a lineup of Live Music, Circus acts, engaging Children’s Workshops, wrapping up The Five Lamps Arts Festival 2024. Activities are scheduled to take place from 11am – 6pm. Agenda TA TUM TUM!11:30am and 12:45pmAn immersive samba drums interactive […]

Train to Sligo – Songwriting Workshop with Luan Parle

Train to Sligo Songwriting Workshop with Luan Parle

Hop on board the Train to Sligo for an unforgettable day and songwriting workshop with Luan Parle Board the ‘Train to Sligo’ for a masterclass in songwriting with acclaimed hit songwriter Luan Parle. Whether you are new to songwriting, would like a better understanding of how to compose a song, or need that extra little push, this songwriting workshop will […]

The Five Lamps Play – Watch the video

The Lark Theatre was fully packed with The Five Lamps play on two consecutive nights. We spoke to the actor Eoin O’Sullivan and with the audience on February 29th, 2024. Watch the video to see highlights from the first night’s performance.  The play is based on a short story by Roddy Doyle, first presented at […]

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 […]

‘Bullied’ kicks off 2024 Theatre calendar: check the review by Brian Merriman

Bullied - A play by Michael J. Harnett

Bullied – Bewley’s Cafe Theatre Review  by Brian Merriman ‘Bullied’ is one of the first productions to start the 2024 theatre year, playing in Bewley’s Cafe Theatre. The play was previously staged in collaboration with the Five Lamps Arts Festival. It is a neat piece of theatre, well crafted by writer Michael J Hartnett. Bullying is not […]

Dublin North East Inner City Walking Tours: Book your tickets!

North Wall Campshires Map Guide

A fascinating tour around the North Wall Campshires​ The North Wall, an area which stretches from the Custom House in the city centre to Dublin Port. It includes George’s Dock, Spencer Dock, the Royal Canal, Mayor Street, Guild Street, and Sheriff Street. Once, was one of the bustling communities of Dublin’s old docklands. Now the […]

Exhibition ‘Women of Sheriff Street’ celebrated in Irish Independent article

Tara Kearns and her paintings

The exhibition Women of Sheriff Street, by Tara Kearns, was featured this week in the Irish Independent. The article published on December 12, presents an interview with the Dublin artist, who is holding an exhibition this month at the Central Bank of Ireland, showcasing the women of her local community. “Tara Kearns is an emerging talent from […]

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