Events 2018

Festival Events

Lorcán Mac Mathúna and Daire Bracken Special Event

11:59 AM, Sat, 18 Mar

Venue: GPO Witness History, General Post Office, O’Connell St Lower, Dublin 1

Price: 10euro. Ticketed via includes entry to GPO Witness History

Performances at 12pm, 1pm, 3pm and 4pm*
*Please note that the performance times have changed

GPO Witness History has commissioned a special performance for St. Patrick’s Festival 2017.

Lorcán Mac Mathúna, leading Irish singer and fiddle player Daire Bracken have created a musical piece for GPO Witness History and St. Patrick’s Festival. The composition, From Amergin to Pearse, is an extraordinary duo of voice and fiddle.  Journey through musical patterns inspired by 3000 years of Irish literature from the ancient bard Amergin Glúingel to Patrick Pearse.

GPO Witness History is a brand new permanent visitor attraction in the iconic GPO building on O’Connell Street, Dublin. This highly immersive and engaging exhibition puts you right inside the GPO during Easter Week in 1916.

Other events taking place over the weekend at GPO Witness History:
19th 10am - 1pm: Object and Artefact Authentication: Have your diaries, medals, uniforms or objects related to the 1916 Rising authenticated (Free)
2pm - 3.30pm: Sean-Nós Workshop with Eithne Ní Chatháin:  Learn the wonderful art of traditional Irish singing (10euro including entry to GPO Witness History)

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