PhotoIreland Festival

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PhotoIreland Festival

Various Locations, Wednesday 1st May - Wednesday 31st July 2019

PhotoIreland Festival 2019 – 10th Anniversary: Ireland's International Festival of Photography & Image Culture, May 1st – July 31st 2019.

Vibrant, friendly, all-inclusive: a festival for all to enjoy. The year 2019 will see the 10th edition of PhotoIreland Festival bringing to Dublin an ambitious programme. May will bring the opening of the main exhibitions, while June will be dedicated to an extended educational programme with activities for all. The fireworks are reserved for July 4th when PhotoIreland Foundation will open The Museum of Contemporary Photography of Ireland in Dublin city centre. Its 2000m2 pop-up space will offer visitors three exciting photographic shows, and a selection of participative events.

Main Exhibitions
The People of the Mud, Luis Alberto Rodriguez + Irish Futures 2019
Running 3 May-25 August 2019, At The Library Project.

The Invention of Memory
Running 5-30 May 2019, At Rathfarnham Castle

Key Event
The Museum of Contemporary Photography of Ireland
With three main exhibitions of works by Irish and European photographers.
Running 5-28 July 2019, At The Printworks, Dublin Castle

Alongside these, PhotoIreland Festival will highlight photographic exhibitions programmed by other organisations and individuals during May, June, and July. All in all, to present visitors with the best of contemporary Photography.

Wednesday 1st May - Wednesday 31st July 2019


To Hell in a Handbag

Bewley's Café Theatre

To Hell in a Handbag - The Secret Lives of Canon Chasuble and Miss Prism. Written and Performed by Helen Norton and Jonathan White. Inspired by the world of Oscar Wilde. "Wickedly, side-splittingly funny… a joyous romp not to be missed" - Sunday Independent. While others are preoccupied with cucumber sandwiches and railway cloakrooms, two minor characters from The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde, are up to their necks in something else. A country rector and a governess, models of Victorian propriety in public. But in private? This is the play behind the play: a tale of bla

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Kinky Boots – The Musical

BGE Theatre

Kinky Boots - The Musical. Winner of every major Best Musical award, including the 2016 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, 'London's hottest musical' - (Smooth Radio) - is coming to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and book by Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), this 'dazzling, fabulously sassy and uplifting' - (Time Out) - musical celebrates a joyous story of Brit grit to high-heeled hit, as it takes you from the factory floor of Northampto

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The Gods of the Ozarks

The Civic

The Gods of the Ozarks - In this new comedy by Matthew Kelly, small-town doctor Jonah Hahn never intended to create a new religion in his tiny 19th century mountain community. But when people are dying and his wife is getting sicker, he has to reconsider the ban on cutting up corpses that holds back his medical understanding… Will this Arkansas community ever be the same in this hilarious tale of ghosts and faith, promises and lies, and the war between science and religion (even after death…).

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