Here are some of the great actors at this year’s festival…


2019 is just around the corner and we are well under way preparing the festivals for the whole of the month of August. An exciting programme with some of the greatest actors of our time, in stunning locations and venues and an intimacy you simply won’t find anywhere else.

Clear your diary in Aust 2019 and join us for some very special events.

Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival
Lughnasa FrielFest 

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Each year, in helping to make the festivals happen, we carry the spirit of a Beckett cliché
‘We can’t go on. We’ll go on’

Help us go on!

Thank you.

Seán Doran & Liam Browne

Festival Curators – DoranBrowne



The Guardian August 2018

The Guardian August 2018

Arts Over Borders: Brian Friel festival puts Brexit centre-stage From The Yalta Game to Living Quarters, the Irish playwright’s works have added resonance in this year’s FrielFest Although Ireland is famously cultured, it’s a shock to walk into a village hall on a Sunday evening […]

The Stage

The Stage

Arts Over Borders: presenting festivals that transcend Ireland’s geographical divide. Celebrating Samuel Beckett and Brian Friel, Arts Over Borders presents site-specific events in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Jane Coyle discovers how they defy and embrace the concept of borders as their […]