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To celebrate St Patrick’s Day 2022, we take a look back at how we kept creativity and the traditional arts alive online during the Covid lockdowns – enjoy traditional Irish music, song and dance performed by cast of the National Folk Theatre of Ireland.
Join us once again for Trad Connections with the fantastic 3 on the Bund! Hosted by Aisling Clarke and featuring special guest Roísín Ryan, relax, sit back and enjoy the music.
Nicky and Anne McAuliffe and Mike O’Shea dropped in for a few tunes and a chat about their early days and time with Siamsa Tíre. They reminisce about their performances and tours over many years. They are also joined by some current Siamsa Tíre musicians for a tune and also by some training academy music students who are the future of the National Folk Theatre. Nicky still teaches in the National Folk Theatre Training Academy.
Siamsa Tíre’s first online exhibition, Ciorcal Iomláin by INHOUSE, is now avaliable for you to enjoy right up to 30th April 2021. This exhibition represents a feast of creativity with a collection of fine art, photography, ceramics, contemporary installation, woolcraft, felting and weaving, all created over the last number of years by Kerry artists group ‘INHOUSE’.
Learn this very unique and beautiful North Kerry “Munnix” style traditional Irish dance with Ireland’s leading Munnix Dance Master, Jonathan Kelliher, in this new four week workshop series by the National Folk Theatre of Ireland Training Academy.
See full details and to book your On Demand ticket for beginners to advanced
Conor O’Sullivan & Conor Moriarty take the Siamsa Tíre stage to perform some of their favourite traditional Irish music tracks.
Live from the Siamsa Tíre stage in October 2020, Greta Curtin on concertina, Jessie Healy on fiddle and Darragh Horan on guitar, play some of their favourite tunes.
Celebrating 30 years of the world famous ‘Blackbird’, members of the National Folk Theatre, past and present, have come together while staying apart to showcase this unique traditional Irish music and dance piece.
An Ghaoth Aniar (The Wind from the West) premiered in the Siamsa Tíre theatre on August 22nd 2018. The featured clip from September of 2020, Ón Farraige – from the Ocean, combines the sounds of the wild west coast with the best of traditional Irish music and dance.
Will you please support arts and culture in Ireland as we recover from the pandemic by making a donation today?
Siamsa Tíre is a registered charity and donations that are made throughout the COVID 19 virus pandemic will ensure the continuation of live events, on-demand video content and a strong in-person comeback of theatre offerings.
Additionally, your donation provides critical support to artists and invests in the future of Irish heritage and culture.
A donation of any amount is appreciated, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Siamsa Tíre.