Claremorris Community Entertainment: Sept 18-27th 2015

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Friday 18th September, Culture Night & Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th September 2015, Claremorris community The Non Prophet Festival:  For all the family and nearly all free, so join in our homespun fun.


Teacht le chéile: Carrchlós an stáisiúin. Colman O’Raghallaigh - Conradh na Gaeilge & Padraig O’Cathain - Claremorris Historical Soc. historic bi-lingual tour of the town departs promptly from Claremorris Railway Station at 6pm.

Culture Night - Friday 18TH September: G


6 PM Historical Bilingual Tour of Town with Colman O’Raghalleigh & Pat Keane Claremorris Historical Society (booking required)


Teacht le chéile: Carrchlós an stáisiúin.


1. Stáisiún traneach Chlár Chlainne Mhuiris / Claremorris Railway Station


2. An Chearnóg & lár an bhaile / The Square and Town Centre


3. Eaglais N. Eoin - An Leabharlann / St. John’s Church – Town Library


4. Séipéal N. Colmán – St. Colman’s Church


5. Leacht Cuimhneacháin Theach na mBocht – Poorhouse & Infant Memorial


6. Críoch / End


7.30 PM Non Prophet Festival Opening Reception - in Claremorris Library: 



After the tour everyone is invited to the festival opening reception at 7.30pm in St. John’s Church – Claremorris Town Library with a musical recital by renowned Irish Harpist Grainne Hambly. Grainne’s harp will accompany locals singing the lyrical Irish poetry of Raifteirí, an file, lán dóchais is grá, W.B. Yeats and other Bards and Poets of the “indomitable Irishry” in this wonderful acoustic setting. Booking required for tour and reception for catering purposes: Email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or text 085 7506104 with your name and number of participants. 


Saturday Sept. 26th:  A Forum Theatre Workshop (12-5pm) with Ala Participatory Theatre is an introduction to community empowerment through theatre and drama. Workshop cost of 20€ includes ticket for The Claremorris Players A Wake in the West at 8.30pm in the Town Hall Theatre. Book your ticket at, Tel: 094 931 0999 for this festival fundraiser  and opportunity to see this hilarious and final production with its stellar cast of local performers, guaranteed to bring tears of laughter to your eyes.

Family Fun Day with Performance Picnic: 

Sunday Sept. 27: 2-5pm in McMahon Park is a family fun day with pageantry, bouncy castles and playful activities for young and old: Chris and Lynda Huxley from Mayo Naturalist's Field Club with  will lead a guided walk around the park to discover the flora and fauna of IrelandThere will be an orienteering natural treasure hunt for the more intrepid through The Land of the GIANTS!

 Mac Tire Bushcraft will be teaching families how to survive in the wild forest.


 will round off the festival weekend with   @ 8.30pm in the Town Hall Theatre. And the festival after party begins at the town hall bar!

Presence is participation and we greatly appreciate welcome your support to help sustain the thriving community spirit, natural talent and beauty of Mayo. 

Venue: Claremorris

Cost: All events are Free (except Festival Fundraiser: A Wake in the West) (Sponsorship/Donations graciously accepted)

Organiser: The Non Prophet Organisation

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Tel: 085 7506104 


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