IT'S A CULTURAL THING OR IS IT, A TRAVELLER IN PROGRESS

Dates: 26 May - 31 May

Tickets: €18

Based on the life experiences of Michael Collins, a Traveller, who remembers his childhood through innocent eyes. The performance sees Michael going from living in the fields of Kilbeggan in a barrel top wagon to living in a tent at the top of Prosperous Hill. He describes his family’s journey to Dublin to join the other Travellers who started the exodus to Dublin as a result of changes in the social welfare system and the end of the traditional way of life. During the course of the performance he has to convince his daughter to stay on in school. He takes us through his school days and his first real encounter with settled people. It is a fast paced sequence of stories that are a microcosm of the history of the Traveller community over the past 40 years. ‘Entertaining, enriching and provocative ‘

Irish Times

This production is supported by Community Technical Aid and the Irish Traveller Movement Directed by MICHAEL RAFFERTY

Cast : MICHAEL COLLINS, PATRICIA MCCARTHY

The
Big, Bold
Book Now
Button

Click for instant happiness.

Call the Box Office:

+353 1 8819 613

Last From the Newsroom

New Appointments: Marketing, Communications & Engagement

Project Arts Centre is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Marketing, Communications & Engagement team. We are delighted to welcome Veronica Dyas (Access & Engagement Officer), Sorcha FitzGerald (Marketing & Communications Officer) and Astrid Newman (Marketing & Communications Officer) to the Project family. The team will work to further develop audiences and grow opportunities for engagement across our busy performance and visual arts programmes. Welcome to the big blue building! Veronica Dyas joins the team in the brand new position of part-time Access & Engagement Officer. Veronica is an artist working through theatre, new text & installation. Facilitation, Action & LOVE…

Read More

Company Philip Connaughton presents MAMAFESTA MEMORIALISING (To not forget or be forgotten)

This month critically acclaimed choreographer Philip Connaughton brings his beautiful, sparkling, laugh-out-loud meditation on the fear of forgetting and of being forgotten to Cork and Dublin venues. Mamafesta Memorialising, which enjoyed its successful international premiere in France last year, is woven from inspirations including musical theatre, Bruce Forsythe’s Generation Game and most importantly, Philip’s mum Madeleine, who has senile dementia. Philip made his last piece, Assisted Solo, about her. But it wasn’t enough. He still has more to do and more to say. He’s worried that what’s happening to her will happen to him. His latest testimony to an ever-evolving,…

Read More
Visit the Newsroom