Shaking The Tale

Greencastle, Pier

12:30pm-5:30pm – €20/€16

A play, music, a garden party, a feast, and a ferry crossing (for the Inishowen shows)! An Grianán Theatre and Parrabbola (UK) present Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale as an exciting, large scale, immersive production in both Donegal and Derry, crossing the borders, the traditions and the waters of the north west. Ultimately it explores conflict, reconciliation and borders. Two Kingdoms, Sicilia and Bohemia divided by an ocean; two kings, raised together, but at odds without reason, a wronged queen; a lost princess, prison sentences, tragic deaths, bears and ocean voyages.

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Treasure Island

Rathmullan, Rathmullan House

3pm – Adult €17 / Child €10 / Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) €52

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company for this brand new adaption of everyone’s favourite swashbuckling pirate adventure: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. When he stumbles across a coveted treasure map, young Jim Hawkins finds himself on an epic adventure in the hope of finding Treasure Island.

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Jim Gaffigan & Aoife O’Connor

Letterkenny, An Grianán Theatre

8pm – €25

Jim is a four-time Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer, two-time New York Times best-selling author, Emmy-winning touring performer, and multi-platinum-selling recording artist. He is known around the world for his unique brand of humour and will this year release his unprecedented seventh stand-up special, Quality Time, with Amazon making history as their first original comedy special. On the silver screen, 2019 will also be Gaffigan’s biggest year with an astonishing ten films scheduled for release.

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Inishowen Traditional Music Project – Ciaran Tourish & special guests

Malin, Malin Presbyterian Church, Lagg

8pm – €10

Inishowen Traditional Music Project is delighted to stage its Summer Concert Series for a second year at Malin (Lagg) Presbyterian Church. One of Inishowen’s best known fiddlers Ciaran Tourish will headline the first of the series of concerts with Buncrana songwriter Kevin Doherty on guitar and vocals. The event will take place in this beautiful setting on the banks of Trawbeaga Bay.

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Ceol Agus Tapas le Nora Kavanagh & Dermot Toland

An Fál Carach/Falcarragh, An tSean-Bheairic

8pm – FREE

The ever convivial Falcarragh Visitor Centre hosts a special festival programme of some of the finest traditional and contemporary music, spoken word and visual arts from Cloughaneely and further afield served up in an intimate, family-friendly, café setting.

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North West Words – Stephen James Smith

Letterkenny, Café Davitt

8pm – €5

Stephen James Smith is a Dublin poet and playwright central to the rise of the vibrant spoken word scene in Ireland today. His debut collection, Fear Not, published by Arlen House, was launched in September 2018 in Dublin at Poetry Ireland. Currently collection, Fear Not with Laois Arts Office, his poetry is included on the syllabus at Western Connecticut State University and his work has been translated into multiple languages. His poetry videos have amassed over 2.5 million views.

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