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Voices Rising

What would MacDonagh, Pearse, Yeats or Lady Gregory have us talking about today? We’re asking the question – Do words still matter? Can artists still inspire and guide us? Join us and celebrate Ireland’s ancient and noble traditions of poetry and storytelling… by dragging

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

28th May 2016 at 8:00 pm

them by the scruff of the neck into the new century! This revue-style show promises an incendiary evening of stories, songs, poems and conversation. Notorious troubadour Fergus Costello, champion spoken-word poet Cormac Lally (Scene of the Rhyme), and activist-rapper Temper-Mental MissElayneous (Connected, RTE 2) share the sage in a show that mixes poetry, storytelling, humour and music with revolutionary passion!! A fundraiser for the Cloughjordan Community Amphitheatre project.

Cost: €15/10
Contact: (057) 9122911
 

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