Brú Theatre presents

Ar Ais Arís

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Brú Theatre presents

Ar Ais Arís

Saturday 9th  July, Sunday 10th July, Monday 11th July  – Oileán Árainn Mhór / Arranmore Island, 1pm-5pm each day

The location for Ar Ais Ais by Brú Theatre on Arainn Mhór is the new Foreshore Park, Leabgarrow, a 5 minute walk from the ferry port. The site is fully accessible to wheelchair users. There will be 5 shows per day on Saturday 9th, Sunday 10th and Monday 11th July at the following times 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm. The shows are free of charge but there is a capacity of 6 people per show, booking will be on a first come, first served basis. 

Wednesday 13th, Thursday 14th, Friday 15th – Toraigh / Tory Island, Social Club, 1pm – 5pm each day, except Friday 15th, 1pm-3pm

Due to ongoing traffic light systems and roadworks in place in the areas of Dunlewey and Bunbeg, as well as possible traffic increase due to the holiday season, please allow for an additional 30 minutes if you are travelling through Gaoth Dobhair.

A moment of departure. A moment of return. A moment of reckoning

Irish language literature and visual poetry are combined in virtual reality, inspired by texts from Máirtín Ó Cadhain, Pádraic Ó Conaire and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill around the theme of migration.

Brú’s team of performers, creators, designers and composers have come together to create three unique 180° films, immersing audiences in a fusion of movement, text, music and Connemara landscape through the use of VR headsets. Lose yourself in this evocative, contemporary take on some of the finest writing in the Irish language.

Ar Ais Arís is a commission as part of Galway 2020/ NUIG’s Aistriú project

More Info:

Director: James Riordan

Producer: Jill Murray

Dramaturg: Máiréad Ní Chróinín

Performers: Victoria Mc Cormack, Stephanie Dufresne, Anna Mullarkey

Music Composer: Anna Mullarkey

Production Assistant: Kate McBrearty

Musician: Ciara O’Connor

Sound Designer: Jenny O’Malley

VR cinematographer: Paul Kinsella

Costume Designer: Clíodhna Hallissey

Make-Up / Hair Designer: Michelle Ruane

Voice-Over, language consultant: Caitlín Ní Chualáin

Aistriú Creative Associate: Marianne Ní Chinnéide

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