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Cape Clear International Storytelling Festival

Date
Aug 30 2019 - Sep 01 2019
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Cape Clear Island, Cape Clear Island, Cork,

Superb Storytelling in Spectacular Surroundings! A world renowned storytelling festival held on Ireland's southern most inhabited island; Cape Clear. From top class storytelling to open mic 'Storyswaps', workshops, children's events, and much more.

The Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival is now in its 25th year, and has become one of the most renowned festivals in the world storytelling calendar. Each year we invite some of the most accomplished tellers from around the world, and from Ireland, sharing this most ancient of art forms to a world audience.

The stunning scenery, folklore and uniqueness of the island's flora and fauna truly make Cape Clear a place apart, a gaeltacht island of outstanding natural beauty

This year's main featured tellers are Bill Harley ( USA) Ruth Kirkpatrick ( Scotland ) Diarmuid O Drisceoil ( Ireland ) Colum Sands ( Northern Ireland ). We will also have puppet shows and workshops from Dominic Moore, as well as extra performers: Maria Gillen, Brendan O'Sullivan and Cillian Brennan.


The Festival also hosts a variety of events from Storytelling Boat Trips to family fun Puppet Shows, and a number of events as gaeilge.