Wonders of the Wake – WORLD PREMIERE!

Wavecrest Hotel, Dooagh. Sunday 6th May. 8pm.

Wonders of the Wake poster

Sunday 6th May at 8pm, celebrating the “Wonders of the Irish Wake” at The Wavecrest, Dooagh. Harp, song, the craic, the prumsái and the haunting, lamenting keening of a traditional Irish Wake. World renowned harpist Joleen McLaughlin is joined by the Mná Caointe of Áine Brolly, Mary Dillon, Tiona McSherry, Karen McLoughlin, John MacNamara and My Father’s Wake writer Kevin Toolis. Tickets on sale at Keel and Sound post offices and Achill Tourism, online at www.heinrichboellcottage.com
or on the door priced €20.00


This production is based the book ‘My Father’s Wake’ by Kevin Toolis. This book, subtitled ‘How The Irish Teach Us To Live, Love and Die’, is available to buy online in the Achill Tourism online shop, and in person in our tourism information office at Achill Sound.


This world premiere is part of a weekend of events in the Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend Arts Festival.