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7-10
July
2022

Our festival is dedicated to new Irish plays —

the writing of them, the development and nurturing of them.  

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Playwrights

Every year, we invite 3 playwrights to come to Birr for a week of mentorship with Eugene O'Brien and a rehearsed reading of their work by professional actors.

The George B.
Miller Award

Our new collaboration in partnership with Youth Theatre in memory of the late and great friend of Scripts

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People Playing Djembe

Birr
Festivals
Collective

The coming together of Birr's five festivals to strengthen our town's position as an attractive and accessible cultural destination