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Jan 28

Aisling – Dream, celebration of the Irish language

January 28, 2023 - 19:30 - 21:00 GMT

Three men on a stage and two of them are sitting, one is spreading hands wide.

Join us for ‘Aisling’, a unique bi-lingual event in celebration of the Irish language, the arts and human rights and Celtic Culture through performance, poetry and song. An evening of entertainment in Irish and English featuring artists performing poetry, music, song and chat followed by a fun, post-show ‘Meet and Greet’ wine and cheese reception with the artists.

Supporting and showcasing the work of award-winning, established and emerging artists working in the Irish language with a focus on the arts for equality, human rights and diversity.  Artists include Áine Ní Ghlinn, poet and children’s writer, Laureate na nÓg 2020-2023 / Áine Ní Ghlinn, file agus scríbhneoir do dhaoine óga, Laureate na nÓg 2020-2023;  Ciara Ní É, bi-lingual poet, writer and broadcaster/file dátheangach, scríbhneoir agus craoltóir; Féilim James, writer/scríbhneoir; Colm MacGearailt, spoken word artist, actor, and historian/ ealaíontóir focal labhartha, aisteoir agus staraí; Rob Harrington, actor, singer, director/ aisteoir, amhránaí, agus stiúrthóir; Michael McCabe, performer/taibheoir; Finn O Driscoll, Rap artist, singer and songwriter/ealaíontóir rap, amhránaí, cumadóir amhrán; and Mary Moynihan, writer, theatre and film-maker/scríbhneoir, déantóir amharclainne agus scannán.

Date: Saturday, 28 January 2023, 7.30pm

Venue: Dlr Lexicon Library, Black Box Studio, Queen’s Road, Dunlaoighre, County Dublin

Tickets £5 at door or reserve a place by email: freda@smashingtimes.ie. Info: 087 2214245 or www.smashingtimes.ie

Target group: General public, theatre and arts audiences, language enthusiasts, older people’s groups

Presented by Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality for The Aisling Programme and Theatre in Palm project. Supported by Foras na Gaeilge, Scéim na gCompántas Drámaíochta 2022, Clar, Rethink, the  Dublin International Arts and Human Rights festival, The Arts Council, Erasmus+ and Creative Europe.


January 28, 2023
19:30 - 21:00 GMT
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Dlr Lexicon Library, Black Box Studio
Queen’s Road, Dunlaoighre
Dublin, Ireland
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