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Pat Quinn and friends

Pat Quinn and friends

Although he is a native of County Longford, singer-songwriter Pat Quinn has been living on Inis Oirr for more than 20 years. His satirical, witty and political songs are well-known, thanks to the likes of Christy Moore, who has covered some of Pat’s songs. Before the pandemic, Pat’s annual concert at Áras Éanna was always...

Lisa Lambe

Lisa Lambe

One of the most exciting Irish singers, songwriters, and performers of the modern era, Lisa Lambe, is returning to Inis Oirr for a special show at Áras Éanna on Saturday, August 13, 2022. The Irish Times has described Lisa as “the finest singer and actor of her generation” and Irish Music Magazine has said “Lisa...

Dath an Dóchais exhibition

Dath an Dóchais exhibition

An exhibition which celebrates 40 years of visual artists in the Gaeltacht will take place at Áras Éanna in August. Údarás na Gaeltachta and Ealaín na Gaeltachta will celebrate 40 of the Gaeltacht’s visual artists in a superb exhibition which will take place on Inis Oirr from August 5 to September 18. It marks 40...

Robert Power live at Aras Eanna

Robert Power live at Aras Eanna

A Co Tipperary-born artist whose music has been described as “powerful, heartfelt, and thought-provoking” by Hot Press magazine will place a special show at Áras Éanna on Saturday, July 23. Robert, known as RP, has been selected for the RTÉ Playlist and Record Of The Day and performed at various music, arts and theatre festivals,...

Máirtín O Connor Trio

Máirtín O Connor Trio

One of the best-loved musicians ever to emerge from the West of Ireland, Máirtín O Connor, is set to join us for a special outdoor show on the GAA pitch on Inis Oirr on Saturday, June 11 (8pm). As a soloist with the first Riverdance orchestra, Mairtin has performed with De Dannan, Midnight Well and...

Two national nominations for Inis Oirr play

Two national nominations for Inis Oirr play

by Ciaran Tierney The superb vision of theatre director Sarah Jane Scaife to stage an Irish language version of a Samuel Beckett play at an outdoor location at the back of Inis Oirr is reflected in two nominations for ‘Laethanta Sona’ at the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards next month. Sarah Jane used a month...

May 11, 2022May 11, 2022
Barddair an Cheoil

Barddair an Cheoil

A group of poets and musicians who are dedicated to collaborating, writing, and performing in the Irish and Welsh languages are coming together for what promises to be a special evening at Áras Éanna, Inis Oirr, on Saturday, May 7 (8pm). All of the performers are from western Wales and the West of Ireland and...

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

The story of a fierce feminist leader, seafarer, and mother from the West of Ireland will be brought to life in a special 50 minute stage production at Áras Éanna Ionad Ealaíne, Inis Oirr, on Wednesday night, May 4th (8pm). This family show, which is mostly ‘as Gaeilge’, tells the story of Gráinne Ní Mháille,...

Bringing ‘The Pirate Queen’ to Inis Oirr

Bringing ‘The Pirate Queen’ to Inis Oirr

By Ciaran Tierney The story of a fierce feminist leader, seafarer, and mother from the West of Ireland will be brought to life in a special 50 minute stage production at Áras Éanna Ionad Ealaíne, Inis Oirr, on Wednesday night, May 4th (8pm). This family show, which is mostly ‘as Gaeilge’, tells the story of...

April 28, 2022April 28, 2022
An Criú artists embrace island life

An Criú artists embrace island life

By Ciaran Tierney A collective of Galway-based artists known as An Criú are planning to stage a major community event on Inis Oirr next year after seven of them completed a wonderful ten day stay on the island in partnership with Áras Éanna this week. An Criú, former performers and production people with Macnas in...

March 31, 2022March 31, 2022
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