Clann Lir
16 Apr - 20 Apr
Clann Lir

A beautiful re-telling of the ancient tale of Clann Lir, told mainly through Irish

Dates & times (schools performances) Tue 16 – Fri 19 Apr: 10.15am, 12.15pm
Date & time (family performances) Sat 20 Apr: 2pm, 4pm
Duration 45 minutes
Class range Senior Infants – 4th class | Age range 6-10 year olds

Branar Theatre Company, Galway | Directed by Marc Mac Lochlainn | Music by Micheal Chang & Freda Nic Giolla Chatháíl

Tá grá athar dá pháistí ag croílá na hathinsnte seo den sean scéal clúiteach Clann Lir. Insítear an scéal draíochta seo le puipéadóireacht, íomhánna fuinniúla agus ceol Aoibhinn nua-chumtha. 

A father's love for his children is at the heart of this beautiful re-telling of the ancient tale of Clann Lir. Told mainly through Irish with puppetry, vivid imagery and enchanting newly-composed traditional music, this fairytale-like story of magical transformations will leave children spell-bound.

Original production developed with help of Deis funding

Tickets (schools performances) €6.50/€4.50 concessions for DEIS schools and schools travelling from outside Dublin
Tickets (family performances) €10/€8 concessions (adults and children require tickets)

Schools should call 01 670 7788 to book. Saturday performances can be booked online. 

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Attending and reflecting on Clann Lir with your class will explore many of the key strands of the drama and Gaeilge curricula, both for schools where English is the medium of instruction and for scoileanna lán-Ghaeilge. These particularly relate to reflecting on drama and fostering the child’s enthusiasm for and enjoyment in using the language. 

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