Programme 2019

A look back at Cavan Arts Festival 2019

Friday 17th May, 7pm
Con Smith Park


Walk the Park & Meet the Artists

With music by Maestro Cormac McCann on our custom built Cleopatra Stage

Friday 17th May, 7:30pm
Blessings Bar, Upstairs

Lisa O'Neill

Live Music

Friday 17th May, 8pm
Con Smith Park

Stephen Murphy

Spoken Word, Poetry

Friday 17th May, 9pm
Con Smith Park

Kevin McGahern


Friday 17th May, 10pm

Con Smith Park

Josh McClorey


Friday 17th May, 8pm

Ramor Theatre, Virginia

The Best Years of Our Lives Have Yet to Come

Ramor Theatre in association with Cavan Older People’s Council and Cavan Arts Festival. Admission €10 & €8. Booking: (049) 8547074 or

SATURDAY 18th MAY, 10:30am–4:30pm
The Backyard Arts & Cultural Centre, Moynehall House, Moynehall Cavan 

Tiny Plays, Big Ideas with Rosemary Jenkinson

Workshop. Cost: €5

SATURDAY 18th MAY, 10am–12noon
Con Smith Park

Cavan Multicultural Society

Latvian Dance, Filipino Author Vanda Brady Reading from her book, Polish Drama & Songs, 
Indian Bollywood Dance, Congolese Dance and Nigerian Yoruba Dance.

SATURDAY 18th MAY, 11am

Con Smith Park

Baby Rave

Bring your kids in fancy dress if you’re feeling the disco glam!
 Guaranteed fun for every age with DJ Fiona Flynnstar

Music, Dance, Fancy Dress!

SATURDAY 18th MAY, 11am–4pm

Con Smith Park

Funline Workshops with Galway Community Circus

Suitable for ages 10 years and up, no upper age limit.

SATURDAY 18th MAY, 12 noon

Con Smith Park

David Lyttle Drumming Workshop & Talk

Music, Jazz – Workshop & Talk

SATURDAY 18th MAY, 1pm

Con Smith Park

Pod Youth Theatre: Peas in a Pod (Theatre)

Directed by Trina McCann & Mary Farrelly

SATURDAY 18th MAY, 2pm
Con Smith Park

Lords of Strut

Comedy Circus

SATURDAY 18th MAY, 4pm
Con Smith Park

David Lyttle Trio

Music, Jazz.

SATURDAY 18th MAY, 5pm
Con Smith Park

Blackbird & Crow


SATURDAY 18th MAY, 6:30pm
Con Smith Park

Nix Moon


SATURDAY 18th MAY, 8:30pm
Con Smith Park

Heroes in Hiding


SATURDAY 18th MAY, 9:30pm
Con Smith Park


Music, Rock

SATURDAY 18th MAY, 8pm
Ramor Theatre, Virginia

Kirsty Cox (Theatre)

Ramor Theatre in association with Cavan Arts Festival. Cost: €20
. Booking: (049) 8547074 or

SATURDAY 18th MAY, 10:30pm
Mac Gabhann’s Bar

The Festival Club

Triple Bill Bonanza!
 Lilac, Classic Yellow & Mars Needs Guitars 

SUNDAY 19th MAY, 1-3pm & 4-6pm

Con Smith Park

Rossa O'Snodaigh agus an Puball Gaeilge

Music, Theatre, Puppetry, Percussion, Dance & Comedy through Irish.

SUNDAY 19th MAY, 2pm
The Bandstand Theatre, Con Smith Park

Cavan Youth Drama

Cavan Youth Drama present two plays: Beauty and the Beast and Sean, The Fool, The Devil & The Cat

SUNDAY 19th MAY, 3pm
Con Smith Park

Cavan Sinfonia Orchestra


SUNDAY 19th MAY, 4pm
Con Smith Park

Sarah McKenna Dunne

Identity - The Place to be YOU 
(Rehearsed Reading of new Play in Development)

Cast: Sarah Mckenna Dunne, Siobhán Mallon, Saoirse Siné, Jess Beaton, Louise Callan, Eoghan Yore, David Clarke, Shane Fox.

SUNDAY 19th MAY, 7pm
Con Smith Park

Gypsies on the Autobahn


SUNDAY 19th MAY, 8pm
Con Smith Park

The Jobseekerz


SUNDAY 19th MAY, 9pm
Con Smith Park


Music, Funk