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Arts and Culture Festival

The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival

Sept. 5th. – 15th. 2019
Arts and Culture Festival

Susie Kennedy

The Good Old Days

The Good Old Days come to the Peninsula during The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival Work is well on the way organising the themed concert during The Bleeding Pig Cultural [Read more...]

Basket making

Basket Making

Basket Making Workshop. Come explore your creative side and discover one of the world’s oldest crafts. In this beginner basket-making course, Ronan and Elaine from Newgrange [Read more...]

Mokhuhanga

Mokhuhanga

Mokhuhanga

Mokhuhanga - Japanese Woodblock Printmaking Workshop for Beginners. Mokuhanga (Japanese woodblock print) is a beautiful, ancient printmaking technique dating back to the 8th Century. This one-day workshop is suitable [Read more...]

Robert Shaw

Robert Shaw

Art workshop

The amazing teacher, communicator, artist, that is Robert Shaw returns again this year to hold his two hour workshop for amateur artists. Robert talks, teaches, entertains and paints during his session robertshaw.ie

The Bleeding Pig Film Festival

Film Festival

The Bleeding Pig Film Festival is back for its fourth edition from Monday 9th to Wednesday 11th September in its usual venue Keelings of Donabate and there are some exciting new changes afoot this year.The film festival is facilitated and supported by Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival, and managed and programmed by Emma Fagan who runs “Fillum” a company which promotes Irish independent film-makers.  Emma has commented that her aim for the film festival is “to bring independent cinema to the [Read more...]

Church of Ireland

Church of Ireland

Church of Ireland tour

During the tours of the Church of Ireland church in The Square, Donabate, Brian Scott will guide visitors through the historic [Read more...]

Comhaltas Leithinis Donabate Portrane

Comhaltas Leithinis Donabate Portrane

Festival Launch

Launch Thursday 5th September Venue The Brook, Portrane------- Comhaltas Leithinis Donabate Portrane Comhaltas Leithinis Donabate Portrane The newly formed Comhaltas Leithinis Donabate Portrane is going from strength to strength. The group has a wide range of musical performers and will be starting classes in September.------- Áine Dilleen – Sean Nós singer. Sean-nós (Irish for "old style") is a highly ornamented style of unaccompanied traditional Irish singing, and in the singing of Ireland's Gaeltacht.-------   Eamonn Galldubh – uilleann piper Éamonn Galldubh is an All-Ireland champion with a teaching diploma from Comhaltas Ceoltóirί Éireann as well as a Maters degree in Music Performance with First Class Honours. He learned the traditional piping technique from Dublin pipers Ivan Goff and Mick O’Brien. Éamonn has performed and recorded with a wide range of artistsincluding Clannad, Riverdance, Moya Brennan, Cara Dillon,Damien Dempsey, Druid Theatre and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.------- Eoghan Scott Eoghan Scott – vocals and guitar [Read more...]

Exploration Dome

Exploration Dome

Exploration Dome

Exploration Dome – Pop Up Planetarium The mobile planetarium is designed to explore science, astronomy, geology and geography in a fun and interactive way. It provides [Read more...]

Tower Singing Circle

Tower Singing Circle

Sing A Song

Sing A Song or Singalong
Venue: Shoreline Hotel, Donabate.
Tower Singing Circle
Smyth’s Crew
The NoName Band

Bio-diversity walk

Bio-diversity walk

Bio-diversity Walk

Join Hans Visser, biodiversity officer with Fingal County Council for a walk along Portrane's shoreline as he talks about bio-diversity and what that means for us and where we live. Protecting and enhancing [Read more...]

Young Dublin Symphonia

Young Dublin Symphonia

Gala Concert

This year's Gala Concert in St. Patricks Church, Donabate sees the return of some old favourites alongside new acts which we hope you will all enjoy. Back again are The Young Dublin Symphonia, The Blanchardstown Brass Band, Navan Community Singers, Dublin Brass, our own David Scott and Saoirse. Also from the peninsula are Laura Shields and Vincent Oliver. Venue; St. Patricks Church, Donabate. Friday 13th. Sept>>>>>>>> Young Dublin Symphonia Young Dublin Symphonia (YDS) is a string ensemble based in North County Dublin. It is open to students of music between the ages of twelve and twenty-one. General manager; Bjarke Gundersen.------- Blanchardstown Brass Band The Band plays in a wide variety of venues during the summer months such as the Phoenix Park Hollow, Farmleigh House, St.Stephen’s Green, and any number of local festivals and private functions. Most years we undertake about 30 engagements of approximately 2 hours each and an average recital would include Marches, an Overture, selections from the Musicals, popular & novelty items and of course Irish and International music.------- Dublin Brass Dublin Brass is Ireland’s leading brass ensemble. Since being formed in 2005, the group has performed on many occasions ranging from weddings, charity concerts and church services to graduation ceremonies and recitals in venues such as the John Field Room in [Read more...]

Arts and Culture Festival

The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival

Sept. 5th. – 15th. 2019
Arts and Culture Festival