This is no ordinary panto, it's the Gaiety Panto! Take an enchanting journey under the sea. This year’s Gaiety Panto is THE LITTLE MERMAID, a pantomime extravaganza with singing, dancing and laugh out loud oceanic adventures! Pictured: legendary Gaiety Panto Dame Joe Conlan (Chief Cook), Ciara Lyons (Ariel) and David Crowley (Prince Eric) bubbling with excitement as the Gaiety Theatre will be transformed into a stunning kingdom under the sea from 28 November 2021 until 9 January 2022.
An Post has issued four national stamps celebrating 150 years of opening nights at Dublin’s Gaiety Theatre, with scenes from
Abdication’ (1948), ‘Dick Whittington’ (1957), ‘Riverdance’ (2017) and the Druid theatre company’s ‘Sive’ (2018) by John B. Keane. The new stamps are available now from selected post offices and anpost.com/gaiety. Pictured at the unveiling of the new stamps are Joe Conlan, Gaiety Pantomime Dame; Ellen Bonner of Riverdance, Conor Keane, son of the late playwright John B Keane who wrote Sive and Conor Doyle (god son of much-loved Dublin actor and comedian Jimmy O’Dea).
Gear up for GOAL Jersey Day 2021! Pictured Roisin Upton (Ireland women's field hockey international and Olympian World Cup Silver Medallist ) at Gaelscoil Chaladh an Treoigh – Castletroy Limerick with current pupils as they get ready to take part in GOAL Jersey Day. Humanitarian aid agency GOAL is appealing to people all over Ireland to show their true colours by getting on their kit for GOAL Jersey Day 2021 in partnership with Folens.
Preparations are underway for Carlow Arts Festival 2021, the first cultural event of the summer, as it is the first Arts festival to return to live, in person events. Pictured skaters Sonia Raposa and Carla Rodera at the filming of the 72 hour lost weekend, co-created by VISUAL and Carlow Arts Festival as part of Women in the Machine. The exciting large scale film, digital and live project takes over Carlow's behemoth former Braun building, VISUAL and digital platforms and features 50 original arts projects and the work of hundreds of artists.
Robyn Byrne, Jessie Thompson and Aoife McAtamney pictured at the National Stadium ahead of the world premiere of 'Night Dances' as part of Dublin Theatre Festival 2021. Created by choreographer Emma Martin (United Fall) with music by Daniel Fox (Girl Band), 'Night Dances' is a series of dance poems that express the invisible energetic, connective tissue that joins us. (Photo Credit: Leon Farrell, Photocall Ireland)
The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Hazel Chu launches SPARQ - Ireland's first Smart Exercise Park in Donaghmede. Dublin company Sparq, in partnership with Dublin City Council, open Ireland’s very first fitness focused smart park today in Donaghmede Park, Dublin 13 - with plans to roll out the community fitness initiative nationwide. By using QR code technology, Sparq are bringing free virtual fitness sessions with top class professional personal trainers straight to a person’s phone. Credit Sasko Lazarov, Photocall Ireland.
Stand with GOAL 2020
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Mariah Carey performing at the 3Arena
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Donovan becomes the latest Ambassador to receive a lifetime "Listen To Me" guitar from The Buddy Holly Educational Foundation.
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Paul Howard's Copper Face Jacks The Musical celebrates Olympia Theatre extended run - Summer 2019
Carlow Arts Festival 2019 launch
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Roddy Doyle with Liam Carney, Philip Judge and director Caitríona McLaughlin. Photo Credit: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
New Year's Festival Dublin launch in Dublin Castle 2014
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