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1st Mar 2020
to 31st Dec 2020

Age Range
All ages

Niall De Burca Storytelling Sessions

Video stories from Sligo’s landscape and culture filmed at locations in County Sligo. Folklore and history brought to life with a humorous delivery by a master storyteller. The Scéalaíocht to be recorded are as follows:

·       Bowsey and the Banshee (Older Children)

·      The Donkey and The Bee (Younger Children)

They will be recorded and edited for Sligo Libraries to use as part of engagement with Primary Schools.

They will be performed by Niall de Búrca, one of Ireland’s finest traditional storytellers. He was raised in Galway and displayed a talent for narrative from a young age. At home, he featured in theatre, radio and at many festivals including Féile Earraai, the CS Lewis Festival, and The National Children’s Book Festival. Abroad he has performed and held workshops in countries as diverse as Poland, Argentina, Italy and The Netherlands.

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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