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United by words: Celebrating Ireland’s borderland literary greats

United by words: Celebrating Ireland’s borderland literary greats

Ireland’s border counties are associated with three Nobel Prize-winning literary greats and many other giants of the written word. David Roy spoke to professional arts curators Sean Doran and Liam Browne about their plans to highlight our ‘northern literary lands’ Read more here.

Adrian Dunbar To Direct Homer’s Odyssey On The Beaches Of Donegal Launching New Cross-Border Arts Project

Adrian Dunbar To Direct Homer’s Odyssey On The Beaches Of Donegal Launching New Cross-Border Arts Project

Acclaimed Irish actor/director, Adrian Dunbar, will direct a special site-specific adaptation of Homer’s Odyssey, presented episodically with food and music on five of the most beautiful beaches in Donegal – a concept designed by DoranBrowne – launching ARTS OVER BORDERS, a new cross-border arts initiative […]

Forget the Wild Atlantic Way: here are the Northern Literary Lands

Forget the Wild Atlantic Way: here are the Northern Literary Lands

Festival Artistic Directors Seán Doran and Liam Browne speak to The Irish Times about new initiative, Arts Over Borders, honouring the remarkable literary lineage of Ireland’s 11 Border counties. Read more about the festivals here

Derry & Donegal Celebrate Brian Friel

Derry & Donegal Celebrate Brian Friel

Making History is the signature play in this year’s festival with rehearsed readings in Derry’s Guildhall and at An Grianan Theatre in Letterkenny. Friel’s fascination with history has inspired us to acknowledge his deep love of Homer’s two epics poems, which are part of the […]

Enniskillen Beckett Festival Returns For 2017

Enniskillen Beckett Festival Returns For 2017

This Happy Days comes on the back of our successful Beckett festival in Paris, and henceforth the two festivals will work in tandem together. There’s the return of old favourites such as the Schubertiade and Precious Little concerts, the morning boat rides out to islands […]