THE MARCH OF A NATION EXHIBITIONS
1798, the United Irishmen
1867, Fenian Rising
1885, Cork, Charles Stewart Parnell: “No man has the right to fix the boundary to the march of a nation”.
1916, Easter Rising: Proclamation: “in every generation the Irish people have asserted their right to national freedom and sovereignty; six times during the past three hundred years they have asserted it in arms”.
ON DISPLAY: A replica, life sized theatrical set of the General Post Office in O’Connell Street, the scene of fierce fighting during Easter Week 1916, and where the Proclamation of the Irish Republic was read; together with a replica of Moore Street, and of sections of Kilmainham Gaol.
ON DISPLAY: the 1916 Rising
ON DISPLAY: Countess Markievicz – her life
The Yeats Exhibition
The Yeats’ Muses Exhibition and the Eva Gore-Booth Exhibition.
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
CHAPTERHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY
Open-air Garden Theatre Tour of UK and Ireland 2017
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
By William Shakesphere
LISSADELL HOUSE CO. SLIGO.
WEDNESDAY 28TH JUNE 2017 7.30PM
Magical theatre in magical surroundings.
Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes, a wonderful musical score and enchanting woodland creatures come together to make this an evening of unmissable summer garden theatre.
Bring your own picnics and low back seating or rugs. Gates 6.30pm.