Ireland's only professional theatre company working full-time to deliver performances in Irish.
Aisling Ghear is Ireland's only professional theatre company working full-time to deliver great performances through the medium of Irish language and it is based in the Falls Road, Belfast.
Established in 1997, the company has produced and toured work from playrights as diverse as Machiavelli, WB Yeats, Tom Murphy, Samuel Beckett, Brian Friel and Willy Russell.
The company provides support for schools, offering A-level language students the opportunity to experience quality theatrical productions in Irish. The company is committed to new Irish writing and have to date developed and produced eight new plays for the stage. The company also regularly tour Ireland with their latest productions (for further information, visit the website listed below).
For non-Irish speakers, every performance is available with simultaneous translation commentary via personal headset and "scene notes" - a short review of each scene written in English - are also available.
Hollywood actor Gabriel Byrne is a Patron of the Aisling Ghear Theatre Company.