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A Festival of Theatre, Music, Exhibitions,
Poetry, Jazz, Comedy, History, Dance and Fun

 

EXHIBITIONS

Wedenesday 6th
8.00pm
Old Ground Hotel
Admission £2
HISTORICAL TALK
Topic: "The O’Briens through the Ages"
Hugh & Grainne Weir
Thursday 7th
7.30; 9.00; 10.30pm
Meeting Point:
Brogan’s Bar
O’Connell St
Admission £8
THEATRE
The Car Show
One of the most talked about street theatre
productions, this award winning show is wildly imaginative and truly original. Seats strictly limited so book early
Thursday 7th
9.00pm
Old Ground Hotel
Admission £7
Concessions £5
JAZZ
Louis Stewart Quartet
Louis Stewart – Guitar
Myles Drennan – Piano
Mike Hoady – Brass
Cieran Phillips – Drums
Friday 8th
7.30; 9.00; 10.30pm
Meeting Point:
Brogan’s Bar
O’Connell St
Admission £8
THEATRE
The Car Show
(detalis above)
Friday 8th
8 – 9.30pm
Temple Gate Hotel
Admission £5
DANCE
Salsa Dance Workshop
By Mercedes Verona
Learn to swing your hips salsa-style!
Saturday 9th
8.30pm
Old Ground Hotel
Admission £5
Concessions £3
POETRY AND MUSIC
Cathal O'Searcaigh & Laisirfhiona O'Conaola
One of Ireland's foremost bilingual poets joined by the Aran-island born Seanůs singer
Saturday 9th
7.30; 9.00; 10.30pm
Meeting Point:
Brogan’s Bar
O’Connell St
Admission £8
THEATRE
The Car Show
(detalis above)
Saturday 9th
10.30pm
Temple Gate Hotel
Admission £7
FESTIVAL CLUB
Latin Express
Latin and Salsa has never sounded so good with this 8-piece Cuban band
Sunday 10th
8.00pm
Ennis Movieplex
Parnell St
Admission £5
FILM
Life is Beautiful [La vita Ť bella]
1999 Acadmeny Award to Best Actor, Best Foreign Film and Best Original Score starring Roberto Benigni depicting the lengths that a father will go to protect his son. "A superb film which proves as genuinely moving as it is deliriously funny; such achievements are rare in contemporary cinema"
Michael Dwyer, Irish Times
Monday 11th
8.00pm
Ennis Movieplex
Parnell St
Admission £5
FILM
Life is Beautiful [La vita Ť bella]
(details above)
Tuesday 12th
7.30pm
St Columba’s Church
Bindon St
Admission £5
Concessions £3
Under 10s Free
CLASSICAL MUSIC
Homburger/Guy Duo
Maya Homburger (baroque violin) and Barry Guy (double bass) on the wide-ranging programme from J.S.Bach and H.I.F.Biber to contemporary pieces by B.Guy and Roger Marsh
Wednesday 13th 8.00pm
Old Ground Hotel
Admission £2
HISTORICAL TALK
Topic: Local History and Education
Fran Enright and Sean Spellissey
Thursday 14th
9.00pm
Brandons Bar,
O'Connell St
Admission £6
COMEDY
Daragh O’Broin
A major hit of Ennis Arts Festival 1998. Join Daragh O’Broin of RTEs "Don't Feed the Gondolas" with support act. Don't miss it!
Friday 15th
8-9:30pm
The Sanctuary
Queen’s Hotel
Admission £5
DANCE
Salsa Dance Workshop
(details above)
Friday 15th
8.00pm
Temple Gate Hotel
Admission £3
Concessions £1.50
THEATRE
DPOC
Disabled People of Clare present two shows: "Walk in the West" and "Mime and Music Artists"
Saturday 16th
3.00pm
Old Ground Hotel
Admission £3
Concessions £2
POETRY
Colm Corless
An afternoon of poetry by the well-known Galway poet
Saturday 16th
8.00pm
Danlann An Chlair
Admission £7.50
Concessions £5.00
BALLET
Ballet Ireland
A Tchaikovsky Gala, with higlights from Swan Lake, Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty and much more
Saturday 16th
10.00pm
Temple Gate Hotel
Admission £10
COMEDY
The Nualas
"The Big Shiny Bikini Tour"
They're bold, brassy and they're back with this wild and unashamedly outrageous show. "Comedy does not get better than this"
Irish Times
Sunday 17th
8.00pm
St. Columba’s Church
Bindon Street
Admission £5
Concessions £3
Under 10s free
CLASSICAL MUSIC
Rao/Williams Duo
One of Ireland’s longest and finest musical partnerships, with Gillian Williams (violin) and Arun Rao (cello) presenting works by D. Milhaud, Jane O’Leary, B. Martinu and Z. Kodaly
Wednesday 20th
8.00pm
Temple Gate Hotel
Admission £2
HISTORICAL TALK
Topic: "The History of Carved Stones"
Jim Higgins & Hilary Gilmore
Wednesday 20th 9.00pm
Brandons Bar,
O'Connell St
Admission Free
MUSIC
Singers Club
An evening of traditional song
Thursday 21st
8.00pm
Danlann An Chlair
Admission £7
Concessions £5
THEATRE
The Kaos Importance of Being Earnest
Kaos Theatre present their critically acclaimed, wildly subversive, physical productions of Oscar Wilde’s most famous satire. "The Cult Hit… a realy gem, a dramatic tour de force"
The Guardian
Friday 22nd
8.00pm
Danlann An Chlair
Admission £7
Concessions £5
THEATRE
The Kaos Importance of Being Earnest
(details above)
Friday 22nd
8-9.30pm
Temple Gate Hotel
Admission £5
DANCE
Salsa Dance Workshop
(details above)
Sunday 24th
7.30pm
St. Columba’s Church
Bindon St
Admission £5
Concessions £3
Under 10s free
CLASSICAL MUSIC
Belfast Wind Quintet
Drawn from the Irish Chamber Orchestra, this wind ensemble perform works by Mozart, Danzi, Trimble, Ligetti, Bizet and Berio
Sunday 24th
10.30pm
Auburn Lodge
Admission £7
FESTIVAL CLUB
Havana
An uptempo mix of old and new styles from mambo, salsa and bugalu to modern afro-latin beats with live percussion. Bop till you drop!
Wednesday 27th 8.00pm
Old Ground Hotel
Admission £2
HISTORICAL TALK
Topic: Folklore of Clare
Eddie Lenihan
Thursday 28th
8.00pm
Temple Gate Hotel
Admission £6
Concessions £4
THEATRE
Night Just Before the Forest
Bedrock Theatre Company. On a dark streetcorner, a seething paranoid outsider rages against existence in this explosive short play by Bernard-Marie Koltes. A fast, furious, twisted assault on reality
Friday 29th
1.00pm
Old Ground Hotel
Admission £5
(including light lunch)
LUNCHTIME THEATRE
The Ennis Players
Theatre by this award winning local drama group prior to touring the festival circuit
Saturday 30th
1.00pm
Old Ground Hotel
Admission £5
(including light lunch)
LUNCHTIME THEATRE
The Ennis Players
(details above)

TICKETS:
Tickets available from the Record Rack - Tel: 065 6820769.  Credit card bookings subject to the usual fee.  All Seating unreserved.

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