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Secondary Students takeover Hawk’s Well with original production ‘The Ballad of Burke and Hare’

Secondary Students takeover Hawk’s Well with original production ‘The Ballad of Burke and Hare’

24 May, 2019

Hawk’s Well Theatre is pleased to report that 'The Takeover' project was a resounding success. On Wednesday 15 May 2019, secondary school students of Sligo took over the Hawk’s Well Theatre. Presenting 'The Ballad of Burke and Hare', the students had welcomed Hawk's Well visitors for two performances of an original theatre show at 11.30am and 8pm, produced and devised by them alone. read more

An Intro to MARKIEVICZ

An Intro to MARKIEVICZ

2 May, 2019

We had a very special afternoon concert at Hawk's Well on Sunday 28th April, as we introduced the seeds of our Markievicz project to the public. Written and directed by Kellie Hughes, this new music and words production features newly commissioned music from Michael Rooney.  read more

Children’s Poet of the Year 2019

Children’s Poet of the Year 2019

18 April, 2019

W. B. Yeats, the very famous Irish poet and writer spent his childhood in Sligo and we know there are more fantastic poets in our schools right now!
Every year we choose a poem by W.B. Yeats to inspire us. This year the chosen poem is The Fiddler of Dooney. read more

Sligo Trad Artist in Residence

Sligo Trad Artist in Residence

11 April, 2019

Trad Ireland / Traid Éireann welcomes applications from traditional artists for the role of Sligo Trad Artist in Residence (STAR). The residency is designed to facilitate the artistic and career development of a traditional artist, who will also positively engage with the County Sligo community through the traditional arts. read more