Launch of Roscommon Drama Festival on Wednesday

The launch of Roscommon Drama Festival 2016 will take place in Roscommon Library on Wednesday, 10th February at 7 pm.

  Cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council, Cllr. Paddy Kilduff will officially launch the festival which this year includes a fringe event entitled ‘Dare to Dream’, funded by Roscommon Co. Council under the Ireland Community Participation Programme, to commemorate the 1916 Rising.

  As part of this fringe event, 5th and 6th class students were invited to submit stories based on four titles relating to the 1916 Rebellion. The writers of the winning entries will be presented with their specially designed trophies and prizes during the launch.

  The Chairperson of the Drama Festival Committee, Caroline Egan, will unveil the programme of top class drama, which will be presented over nine nights, running from Friday, 4th March to Saturday, 12th March.     Everyone is welcome to come along and refreshments will be provided by Molloy’s Artisan Bakery, who are sponsoring the launch.