Mend & Make Do Theatre presents: Lucinda Sly
Written and directed by John MacKenna In March 1835, ten thousand people crammed the streets of Carlow to see the public hanging of Lucinda Sly and John Dempsey, convicted of the murder of Lucinda's husband, Walter.
Birr Theatre & Arts Centre
8th May 2015 at 8:00 pm
Lucinda was Protestant, John Catholic; Lucinda a landowner, John her labourer; Lucinda was 58, John was less than half her age. They were lovers. A tale of love, lust, land and murder - intended only for over-16s.
Cost: €15/€12 (Early Bird if booked before 24 April) Theatre Box Office (057) 9122911 / www.b
The lighting of the Uisneach beacon fire was the signal for igniting fires on many hills across the whole island creating a unique ‘fire eye’ with Uisneach being the pupil. This heralded the coming of summer.
Time: 2nd December 2028