Today With Sean O Rourke Friday 20 March 2015
Compánach - The Music of Ireland
Tomorrow night at 9pm The Pavilion Theatre in Dun Laoghaire will play host to an intimate, audio-visual recital of music and song which will bring alive the history of Irish traditional music. Playing at the event will be fiddler Gerry O’Connor and flute-player Fintan Vallely, amongst others, and they joined Sean.
Tickets are €12 and you can book online at mountainstosea.ie or call the Pavillion Theatre on 01 231 2929.
Valerie Cox visited Walshestown National School in Dunleer, Co. Louth. There she met with the teachers, parents, kids and grandparents.
The Parents Committee
Principal Nora Molloy, Deputy Principal Jim Griffin and teachers
The Caffreys, Connors and McLoughlins
Colm and Eoin Hackett
RTÉ Road to the Rising
Experience Irish life as it was 100 years ago as O’Connell Street becomes an Edwardian thoroughfare, evoking the atmosphere of the capital in 1915. Explore vintage displays and enjoy a host of performers as they re-imagine the capital in 1915. Join the many historians and speakers on hand in nearby venues bringing to life the people who set Ireland on the Road to the Rising.
RTÉ is looking for people to take part in the exciting ‘Road to the Rising’ event which takes place this Easter Monday, 6 April.
Join RTÉ on a pedestrianised O’Connell Street and help recreate life as it was in 1915.
We are looking for people of ALL ages to become volunteer actors for the day and play the role on the street. No experience needed. Just enthusiasm!!
There will be a meeting in RTÉ Radio, Studio 1 this Sunday 22nd March at 11am sharp for all volunteer actors where we will allocate roles and discuss costuming.
Phone 01 2083119 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
See full event details here.