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An Irish Story

  • Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 July 2022
  • 7.30pm
  • €10 (€7 for students and unemployed)andeurs d’emploi)

In French and English.

Reservation recommended

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Written and performed by Kelly Rivière

From 1930s Ireland to 21st century France, Kelly Rivière brings us on a breath-taking investigation of her origins. Rivière’s grandfather was Irish through and through but emigrated to England in 1949, in a bid to escape poverty. He then disappeared mysteriously. This could have been the end of the story but, when her son was born, the actress decided to delve into the family secrets in search of her roots. What better way than the realm of theatre to give life and breath to someone who left very few traces in the real world? Kelly Rivière narrates her story with humour, brilliantly embodying over twenty-five characters. A true one-woman show, An Irish Story evokes our own ghosts as well…

This Autumn, the CCI presents An Irish Story on tour throughout Ireland, with the support of the Embassy of France in Ireland.