Butterflies and Bones: The Casement Project

Premiered in June 2016 at The Place (London), Butterflies and Bones: The Casement Project is a new stage work, featuring six accomplished performers, visual design by Ciaran O’Melia and sound design by Alma Kelliher.

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Féile Fáilte

Féile Fáilte was an opportunity for all kinds of people to see and join in a day-long celebration of the dancing body on 23 July 2016 on Banna Strand, Co. Kerry.

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I'm Roger Casement

Fearghus worked with award-winning director Dearbhla Walsh to create I’m Roger Casement, a short dance film shot on location on Banna Strand and broadcast on RTÉ One in January 2017.

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Two symposia on two islands, featuring panels of high-profile artists, writers and activists to discuss the body and the nation, particularly in relation to Casement’s legacy and the work of contemporary artists.

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Fearghus and the performers led and supported opportunities for a diversity of people to be part of the creation process of The Casement Project and to explore their own creative response to the legacy of 1916.

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Looking Back

From The Journal

I’ve published an article in the Irish Studies Review special edition on Revolutionary Masculinities edited by Dr. Jennifer Redmond. The article reflects on the legacy of The Casement Project as the largest of the Arts Council’s commissions in its ART:2016 commemorative programme and how through the project and with the help of Casement’s queer life and afterlife, dance has infiltrated the archives in new ways.

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What's Happening Next

I'm Roger Casement at the Butler Gallery, Kilkenny

Monday 21 June – Friday 2 July

Butler Gallery Kilkenny 

Onsite and Online


For Pride in Kilkenny 2021, the Butler Gallery is screening an array of recently acclaimed and award winning short films representing a cross section of LGBTQ life and creativity from Ireland and overseas. Among the films is I’m Roger Casement, created with award-winning director Dearbhla Walsh for broadcast on RTÉ as part of the The Casement Project.

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