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Aug 30 2018

We’ve encoded our folk memory in language

Manchán Magan brings two interactive shows to the Town Hall

GLOBE-TROTTING Gaeilgeoir extraordinaire, Manchán Magan, brings two delightful interactive shows to the Town Hall Theatre next month, where he will invite audiences to explore and celebrate Irish language and culture.

In the first show, Gaeilge Tamagotchi, Manchán will invite audiences to adopt an Irish word. Participants wind through a labyrinth of 30m of raw Irish linen to receive an endangered Irish word, of which they agree to take guardianship. In the second show, Arán & Im, Manchán bakes sourdough bread for 70 minutes while offering insights into the wonders of the Irish language. It is a celebration of language, land, and local food, with freshly-baked bread for the audience to slice and spread with butter they churn themselves from Irish cream.

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