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The Five Lamps Arts Festival 2024 


We’ve Launched the Festival 2024!

The The Five Lamps Arts Festival 2024 kicked off with a launch event at Custom House. Councillor Nial Ring, alongside esteemed guests including Brazilian Ambassador to Ireland Marcel Fortuna Biato and NEIC Programme Office’s Olivia Brody, inaugurated our 17th edition in style. Artists, volunteers, partners, and supporters united to celebrate the arts with our Team! Watch the video to see the highlights!

The Festival in the Spotlight

HotPress Magazine spotlighted The Five Lamps Arts Festival 2024 in a compelling article, highlighting the variety of events on display! Featuring our programme where diversity and inclusivity shine just as brightly as the artists themselves.

“The spectacle will host over 200 artists across 30 events in 15 different venues – with a vibrant spotlight on LGBTQI+ performers. Now entering its 17th iteration, this year sees the Five Lamps Arts Festival make a splash with a water theme, crossing the Liffey for the very first time to host events in South Dublin.” (HotPress Magazine – March 2024)

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Exciting News

E-Dublin, one of Ireland’s prominent news portals  for the Brazilian community in Ireland, showcased an article about the talents from Brazil taking part at the Five Lamps Arts Festival 2024.

More than 200 artists are participating in various events, and the festival’s lineup once again includes Brazilian artists, alongside a diverse range of local and international talents.

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🔊 Tune in to the Radio Interviews about the Festival 2024

DublinCityFM Interviews Róisín Lonergan

Jack Gilligan is joined in studio with our artistic director, Róisín Lonergan to talk about the programme for this FIVE LAMPS FESITVAL 2024.


Peter Sheridan spoke on RTÉ Radio about PHILO

Oliver Callan spoke to Peter Sheridan,  playwright, screenwriter and director of Philo, back to the Festival. Peter and the star of the show, Neilí Conroy, joined Oliver to talk about the production.

Ceol na Catbracb - Music of the City

RTÉ Radio talks to musician Liam Lonergan

The musician Liam Lonergan spoke to Áine Ní Bhreisleáin about the Ceol na Cathrach (Music of the City) and Ceol na Cathrach: Gig Mhór (The Big Gig), on during the Five Lamps Arts Festival 2024.

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