This landmark documentary, presented by Tullamore-born historian Dr. Paul Rouse (UCD), tells the stories of two Offaly men who took part in The 1916 Rising, Peadar Bracken from Tullamore and Éamonn Bulfin from Birr. Faithful Rising uses previously unseen family archive
Birr Theatre & Arts Centre
29th April 2016 at 8:00 pm
material, mixed with vibrant graphic novel style illustrations to bring their stories to life. Expert historians and descendants of Bulfin and Bracken also contribute to make this compelling viewing. One of the key commemorative events in Offaly marking the centenary of The Rising, the screening will be preceded by a drinks reception and followed by what is sure to be a riveting Q&A. Directed by Miriam Smyth and Gary Hoctor. Supported by Offaly 2016
Taking place in Birr, Co Offaly, Scripts Ireland’s Playwriting Festival creates unique opportunities for playwrights to have their work developed and produced. The scripts most suited for development will be chosen by the selection panel headed by playwright Eugene O'Brien.
Time: 28th November to 30th November 2019
Details of this year's Offaly Heritage Seminar have been announced. Keep Friday 15 Nov and Saturday 16 Nov free! There is a great range of field trips and speakers. Book with email@example.com. No charge for the event.
Time: 15th November to 16th November 2019
Wed 30 Oct – Sat 2 Nov MID TERM BREAK!
Time: 30th October to 2nd November 2019