2022 Programme

Friday 11th November

1.00 pm: Storytelling in the Barn with Paddy O’Brien in the foothills outside of Sneem. Tea & scones in a farmhouse followed by stories and verse in an 18th century barn. Walking shoes & rain gear required. Details provided on booking.
Meet at Sneem Hotel €5.00

4.30 pm: Storytelling Session with Nuala Hayes.
The Loft at Dan Murphy’s Bar, South Square Free

8.00 pm: Storytelling Concert, with Bernard Casey, Nuala Hayes, Ciarán Ó Gealbháin, retired vet Frank O’Leary, Paddy O’Brien and Batt Burns.
Function Room, Sneem Hotel €20.00

Saturday 12th November

10.00 – 10.45am: Richard Graves – My Irish Connection: the Bishop, the Balladeer and Parknasilla.
Conference Room, Sneem Hotel €5

10.45am: Performance for children, with Nuala Hayes.
Sneem Créche, North Square Free

11.30 am: Lunchtime story swap with Paddy O’Brien. Come tell your story!
D O’Shea’s Bar, North Square Free

12.15pm: Storytelling Performance for School Children with Killian Burns
Sneem Créche, North Square Free

1.00 pm: Samhain and St. Martin’s Day in Irish Folklore – Ciarán Ó Gealbháin
Function Room, Sneem Hotel €5.00

2.15 – 3pm: Yarns & Verse from Olden Times with Batt and Killian Burns
Function Room, Sneem Hotel €5.00

3.15 – 3.45pm: Between Air and Water – Who knew about Neuston? – Vincent Hyland
Sneem Tavern, South Square Free

4.00 – 4.45pm: And – two years later! – The South Kerry Rosen Choir
Little Church , North Square €5.00

5.00 pm: The Young Tellers – come and enjoy our amazing young people tell their stories. MC Batt Burns and Nuala Hayes
Function Room, Sneem Hotel €5.00

8.00 pm: A Night with Jon Kenny: Stories and Tales from D’Unexpected
Function Room, Sneem Hotel €20.00

10.15 pm: Storytelling Pub Trail, our Tellers will perform in pubs around the village.
Local public houses Free

Sunday 13th November

12.15 noon: Children’s Storytelling – Liz Weir
Sneem Créche, North Square Free

12noon – 1.00 pm: Sneem DramSoc Lunchtime Theatre – “Swan Song” by Anton Chekov. An actor wakes up with a hangover, locked in a theatre after the evening performance. He is terrified when he thinks a ghost appears.
Sneem Community Centre Free

2.15 – 3.30 pm: Open House and ‘Story Swap’ hosted by Batt Burns – Come tell your story!
Rineys Bar, South Square Free

3.45 pm: Closing the Festival with a storytelling session with all our Tellers.
The Loft at Dan Murphy’s Bar, South Square Free

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