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Christmas Song for Sligo

Christmas Song for Sligo

20 November, 2017

The next Sing for the Hell of it! night on Tuesday the 28th of November promises to be a particuarly fun event at the Hawk's Well theatre. As well as singing seasonal songs, attendants will rehearse and perform Kieran Quinn's new Christmas Song for Sligo. read more

Michael Flatley supports Hawk’s Well Renovation Fund

Michael Flatley supports Hawk’s Well Renovation Fund

24 October, 2017

We are delighted to announce that Michael Flatley has come on board as a gold level renovation patron of the theatre. Michael Flatley commented: “It’s an honour to be involved with the prestigious Hawk’s Well theatre that has brought so much culture and artistic merit to the great county of Sligo." read more

Samaritans Sligo Star In New Video From Kieran Quinn

24 October, 2017

The fourth release from Kieran Quinn’s highly anticipated new ‘Our Place’ album is ‘I’ll Be There’ featuring the divine vocals of Sinéad Conway is out now! Ahead of stellar album launch Friday 10 & Saturday 11 November... read more

SLIGO ACTS: Introductory Workshop

SLIGO ACTS: Introductory Workshop

11 August, 2017

Calling all those interested in acting! We are launching an exciting drama programme in November. The SLIGO ACTS programme will take place in February and March 2018, culminating in a performance on Sunday 11 March 2018. This fun acting programme is suitable for those with plenty of performances under their belt and those just starting to tread the boards. Whether you're into classical theatre or improv,
there will be a part for you. read more

Time at the Well - Short Residency Programme for 2018

Time at the Well - Short Residency Programme for 2018

11 August, 2017

Hawk’s Well Theatre is delighted to announce Time at the Well – a performing artist support scheme offering four short residency opportunities in 2018. Open to practising performance artists with a proven track record and a new project that needs floor time for development, Time at the Well provides workspace (or studio space) and stipend to each of the four creative practitioners with a one-week residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre for two of the selected artists.  read more

New Music by Kieran Quinn ft Tabby Callaghan & Marie Conway

New Music by Kieran Quinn ft Tabby Callaghan & Marie Conway

31 July, 2017

‘Our Place’ is popular musician Kieran Quinn’s next big ambitious project. Our Place is original songs inspired by Sligo which will be released as a new album this November 2017. The good news is we don’t have to wait until then as Kieran will perform and release a new original song each month for the next 6 months. The first single is released this week and stars Tabby Callaghan & Marie Conway.Two of Ireland’s most recognised and loved vocalists perform on the catchy feel-good duet ... read more

iYeats International Poetry Competition 2017 Winners Announced

iYeats International Poetry Competition 2017 Winners Announced

21 July, 2017

Hawk’s Well Theatre is delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 iYeats International Poetry Competition. Reflecting the truly global impact of the competition; the 2017 winner is poet Tammy Armstrong, Nova Scotia, Canada, for her poem ‘The Varying Hare’. The emerging winner for poets of 16-25 years of age is Cynthia Miller, Birmingham U.K. with her work ‘The Last Hour on the Flight Deck’.... read more

Winners of the Childrens Poet of the Year 2017 competition announced

Winners of the Childrens Poet of the Year 2017 competition announced

13 June, 2017

Winners of the Childrens Poet of the Year 2017 competition were announced at a ceremony at the Hawk's Well on Yeats Day. The competition rules were very simple. Entrants had to compose a five line poem based on the theme ‘The Wild Swans at Coole’ and all entrants needed to be in primary school. read more