Cashel Arts Fest Acts Announced

November is the month of a wide variety of events organised by Cashel Arts Festival Committee, now in its 11th year.

November is the month of a wide variety of events organised by Cashel Arts Festival Committee, now in its 11th year.

‘Alone It Stands’, currently on a tour of top class venues throughout Ireland is one of the headline acts of this year’s festival.

The play, which takes place in Brú Ború recounts in hilarious form the epic victory of Munster over the All Blacks is a sell out wherever it is performed. Six actors play a total of sixty two different roles. Keenly priced at €18 per ticket, (€16 concessions), be sure to book seats early. Tickets are available on-line at Further information on booking will be available within the next few weeks.

In the Heritage Centre throughout the festival, ‘Create Café’ will host workshops on a wide range of media from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. daily for every age group.

John Boyne, the renowned author is this year’s reader in the Library for a general audience on Friday 8th November and for younger readers on Saturday 9th.

Huge interest has already been expressed in becoming part of the Festival Choir which had sixty members last year. Choral workshops on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 12th to 14th from 8.00 - 10.00 p.m. and on Sunday from 2.00 - 4.00 p.m. culminating in a performance at the Festival Finale Concert at 8.00 p.m. that night. Youth Reach members are joining the choir this year and any other young people are welcome to discover just how talented you are! The concert will include performance by the acclaimed Four-in-a-Bar who return to Cashel due to popular demand and the winners of The Sister Rosario Cup and Billy D’arcy Cups for performance in classical or popular singing at the Soaring Voices Competition.

The Food and Craft Fair, which provides free family entertainment, will be held on Sunday 17th during the day and showcases the work of craft and food providers as well as the talents of local performers.

Throughout the Festival, the work of well known artists such as Sasha Sykes and Limerick Artists’ group will be held in venues such as the Library, in the Cashel Palace, and Rockwell College past students who now work in the creative arts will feature their work as part of a celebration of 150 years of education.

Enjoy these and the many other events organised by Cashel Arts Fest Committee which continues to provide a wide variety of events either free or at as reasonable a price as possible. Watch out for further details over the next few weeks.