The Irish Play or: The Orphans Birthday


8:00 pm

The Source Arts Centre

Dublin, 1975: Liam – a thirty-two county enthusiast – is gathered with friends on the night of his 25th birthday. He and his girlfriend Suzy, a rebellious British runaway, are set to travel north to join the IRA, while their roommates Cian, an idealistic American playwright and his pregnant girlfriend Nora, strive to dissuade Liam from the radical path he has chosen. When an unexpected birthday ‘gift’ throws Liam’s plans awry, the friends are thrust into a hilariously tangled web of Fenian tirades, personal loyalties and outstanding ESB bills.” Featuring Oisin Linnane, Yvonne Lydon, Shane Gaffney and Niamh Ryan. Tickets: €18/15 conc.

2019 saw Thurles band Bright Falls garnering a headline show on the Saturday night of the Féile Beag Festival as well as a slot
The 10 piece outfit delivers incredible performances of all the 1960’s Motown classics we know and love. Headed by three amazing vocalists (The Mama