In an evening of satire, history and song, Paddy Cullivan (from RTÉ’s Callan’s Kicks ) presents the hugely entertaining The Ten Dark Secrets of the Irish Revolution at the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar on Thursday, November 30 at 8pm.
How did the lawyer who prosecuted the 1916 leaders end up in one of the highest positions in the Free State? Why were 280,000 women denied the vital Treaty Election Vote of 1922? What made two million Irish people turn from hating 1916 to supporting the War of Independence? What dark secret made Michael Collins sign the Treaty, and why is his assassination even stranger and more covered-up than JFK’s?
All these questions and more will be answered in The Ten Dark Secrets of the Irish Revolution, an engrossing show combining song, satire, hundreds of striking images and stark historical insight, presented by Paddy Cullivan (of Callan’s Kicks, The Late Late Show, Leviathan and Kilkenomics ) in an audiovisual spectacular that speaks to ‘all who aspire towards freedom, justice and a great (hi )story’ that unfolds ‘like an addictive whodunnit’...
Paddy Cullivan presents The Ten Dark Secrets of the Irish Revolution at the Linenhall Arts Centre on Thursday, November 30 at 8pm. Booking advised by calling (094 ) 9023733 and online booking at www.thelinenhall.com,