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Muldoon’s Picnic (Irish tour)

August 10, 2022, 8:00 AMAugust 14, 2022, 5:00 PM EDT

€12 – €20

After a successful Irish tour in 2017 and again in 2019, as well as ten sold out seasons at the Irish Arts Center in New York, Muldoon’s Picnic returns for four dates nationwide 10-14 August 2022.

An omnium-gatherum of poetry, prose and music, Muldoon’s Picnic is hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon joined by house band Rogue Oliphant, a collective of musicians and composers including Chris Harford (Three Colors, Band of Changes), Cait O’Riordan (The Pogues), David Mansfield (Bob Dylan, The Alpha Band), Ray Kubian (Electric Six, Chris Forsyth) and Warren Zanes (Del Fuegos).

Each show on the tour has a bespoke mix of artists from the worlds of music and literature promising a highly entertaining and inspiring night out!

“a superb and memorable night. Highly recommended” New York Irish Arts

Wed 10 Aug: Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick
With Kevin Barry, Vona Groarke, Lisa Lambe and members of Horslips.
Tickets: €20 | Box Office: +353 (0)61 953 400

Fri 12 Aug: An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny
With Maurice Riordan, Duke Special and Hannah Sullivan. 
Tickets: €20, four for €70 | Box Office: +353 (0)74 912 0777

Sat 13 Aug: Lyric Theatre, Belfast
With Roddy Doyle, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Zoë Conway and John Mc Intyre. 
Tickets: £28 | £20 | £12 | Box Office: +44 (0)28 9344 4867

Sun 14 Aug: Abbey Theatre, on the Peacock stage, Dublin
With Iarla Ó Lionáird, Nick Laird and Zadie Smith. 
Tickets: €25 standard | €20 concession | Box Office: +353 (0)1 87 87 222

This tour is produced by Poetry Ireland and supported by an Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon and Arts Council of Northern Ireland Touring Grant.

Listen to Paul Muldoon talk with Brendan O’Connor about poetry, music and Muldoon’s Picnic (RTE Radio 1, Sat 18 June 2022).


August 10, 2022, 8:00 AM EDT
August 14, 2022, 5:00 PM EDT
€12 – €20