Inside the GPO

This event has ended

Online, Thursday 1st April - Monday 5th April

Fishamble's Inside the GPO by Colin Murphy was a must-see cultural event at the heart of the 1916 commemorations. This unprecedented documentary drama, directed by Jim Culleton, was a once-in-a-century opportunity to experience the Easter Rising, in the main hall of the GPO itself.

Audiences witnessed the rebel leadership navigate the perils of the Rising across the five days during which they occupied the GPO.

  • On Monday, they seized and secured the building, repelling the first attacks.
  • On Tuesday, they attempted to deal with looting on O'Connell St.
  • On Wednesday, the shelling started.
  • On Thursday, the building caught fire.
  • On Friday, they were forced to evacuate.

The filming took place in April 2016 in the GPO, Dublin. This year, we are delighted to present a specially remastered version to share with audiences around the world from 1 – 5 April 2021 to celebrate the 105th anniversary of the Rising. With support from Culture Ireland, Fishamble is working with a network of theatre organisations, Irish Heritage & Cultural centres, and Irish Studies courses internationally, including the New York Irish Center, Solas Nua, Corrib Theatre, AEDEI and IASIL.

Inside the GPO was originally produced in partnership with Fáilte Ireland, Dublin City Council, Ireland 2016, An Post, DublinTown, & Arnotts. This online presentation is supported by Culture Ireland.

Thursday 1st April - Monday 5th April
€5 - €10


Ranelagh Arts Festival

Various Locations

After a year’s absence due to the covid19 pandemic; Ranelagh Arts Festival is back this September (16th September - 26th September). Ranelagh Arts Festival has been running for seventeen years and as a charity supports local community and the arts. It has been a horrendous eighteen months for the arts and performing arts and we are delighted to shine a light on local and national talent and provide a platform for people to enjoy the arts once again. Our incredible lineup includes Suzanne Savage (singer/songwriter), Dublin Ukulele Collective, plays by StageScreen Classes, Howie The Rookie

More Details

Dublin Fringe Festival

Various Locations

From 11-26 September, take your seat once more for Dublin Fringe Festival! We'll overrun the city with outdoor visual art in Dublin 8 and secret locations city-wide, as well as live open-air performances at Dublin Castle and Grand Canal Dock. We'll be hosting music and comedy gigs back in beloved venues and bringing cutting edge interdisciplinary performances to stages in the Abbey Theatre, Project Arts Centre, Smock Alley, Chapel Royal and Draíocht Blanchardstown. Fringe will find a way to reach you. We'll come to your place with unexpected night classes and covert audio experiences. Keep y

More Details

A Wilde Fan


Through his plays, poetry, prose and extraordinary life, Oscar Wilde has been a constant source of inspiration and obsession for acclaimed actor Myles Breen. Reuniting with director Liam O’Brien (Language UnBecoming A Lady / The Bachelor of Kilkish), the international award-winning company presents their 15th production on tour. Featuring excerpts from Wilde’s writings alongside Breen’s trademark wit and flair, A Wilde Fan is a personal and theatrical take on one of history’s greatest artists, by his biggest fan. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken!” Oscar Wilde Writ

More Details