“Though you my Lord, sit there as a judge; and I stand here a culprit; yet you are but a man – and I am a man also.” When Robert Emmet was sentenced to death for treason in 1803 he made a speech that went viral. It outraged the government, inspired the nation and still resonates today. Come with us to Green Street Courthouse where this rousing speech took place. In small groups the audience will encounter a contemporary theatrical response to over 200 years of densely packed human experience that will provoke, surprise and exhilarate.
One of Dublin’s hidden landmarks is brought alive to marvellous effect by the talents of Dublin writers’ collective, Percolate – Róise.