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About

The beauty of life in the West of Ireland is reflected through the eyes of an old man from the islands, as he makes his way from this world to the next. His magical vision is unleashed upon the streets at Samhain. This tender, contemplative and hauntingly beautiful parade celebrates all that is mystical and magical about the West.

Creative Team

  • Orla Clogher

    Director/Designer

  • Cherie White

    Costume Designer

  • Orlagh de Bhaldraithe

    Musical Director

40+
Professional Artists
250+
Volunteers
60,000+
Audience

The Story

An imaginative celebration of life in the West of Ireland.

The beauty of life in the West of Ireland is reflected through the eyes of an old man from the islands, as he makes his way from this world to the next. His magical vision is unleashed upon the streets at Samhain. This tender, contemplative and hauntingly beautiful story celebrates all that is mystical and magical about the West.

The Characters

The Mystic

The Mystic

The Poet

The Poet

The Gannet

The Gannet

The Seals

The Seals

The Lighthouse Keeper

The Lighthouse Keeper

The Sea Mistress

The Sea Mistress

The Lone Piper

The Lone Piper

The Production Team

ARTISTS + MAKERS

    • Angie Byrne
    • Ciaran Bonner
    • Peter Casby
    • Tommy Casby
    • Dave Donovan
    • Eugene Finnegan
    • Gavin Morgan
    • Paul McDonnell
    • Tom Meskell
    • Ali Nightingale
    • Áine Lawless
    • Ger Sweeney
    • Lisa Sweeney
    • Susie Reibsich
    • Dave Young

COSTUME

  • Role
    • Niamh Moloughney
  • Role
    • Marcella Morgan
    • llaria pellizzaro
    • Jingyi Zhang
    • Jacqueline Heimel

HAIR + MAKE UP

  • Role
    • Sarah Mason
  • Role
    • Michelle Ruane

ENSEMBLE DIRECTORS

  • Role
    • Miquel Barcelo
    • Jonathan Gunning
    • Alex Podger
    • James Riordan
    • Judith Sibley
  • Role
    • Aidan Phelan
  • Role
    • Éimhín Cradock

PRODUCTION TEAM

  • Role
    • Noeline Kavanagh
  • Role
    • Georgina O'Connor
  • Role
    • Peter Jordan
  • Role
    • Emma O'Grady
  • Role
    • Debbie Wright
  • Role
    • Eamonn Fox
  • Role
    • Victoria McCormack
  • Role
    • Kevin Hughes
  • Role
    • Jim Faulkner
  • Role
    • Alex Podger
  • Role
    • Black Powder Monkeys
  • Role
    • Hillary Kavanagh
  • Role
    • Niamh Moloughney
  • Role
    • Gavin Morgan
  • Role
    • Heavy Man Films
  • Role
    • Julia Dunin

ENGINEERS OF IMAGINATION

    • Nuala Gallagher
    • Gemma Byrne
    • Hannah Dobs
    • Lorcan McGeough
    • Conor Rock