Experience the incredible true story of Ireland’s 1798 Rebellion through song, imagery and storytelling in the capable hands of historical entertainer and musician Paddy Cullivan - while enjoying a fantastic candlelit dinner in Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub. Inspired by the American and French Revolutions of the late-18th Century, the ’10 Dark Secrets of 1798’ is a historical drama of ‘Game of Thrones’ proportions, bringing a staggering array of characters to life !

Paddy Cullivan brings you an audiovisual spectacular 220 years after the rebellion that changed Ireland forever. Incorporating over 300 Images, historical insight, satirical wit and song - Paddy reveals the 10 strangest things (and Darkest Secrets) that happened before, during and after the insurrection that (briefly) united Protestant, Catholic and Dissenter…he also draws parallels with those events’ effects on modern Ireland in a story that unfolds like an addictive thriller…


Why is the death of Wolfe Tone still a mystery and why did it need to look like suicide? Who was the establishment figure that may have been his real father? In the time of the Penal laws, what national icon was a conspicuous 'Loyal Catholic'? How did Napper Tandy inadvertently help Napoleon's love life? And which of his 'lucky' generals may have scuppered everything from Bantry Bay to Waterloo? Why did Protestant Republicanism change so quickly and radically to Orange Unionism? And how did remembering 1798 grow more challenging with every passing year? All these questions and more will be dealt with in 'The 10 Dark Secrets of 1798'…don't miss it - once you hear the story - you are part of the Fellowship…



'A thought-provoking, amusing show' - Frank McNally, An Irishman's Diary, Irish Times

’Cannot recommend this night highly enough. The food is lovely and the show is brilliant!’ - Phelim Drew (Actor/Musician)


'Well done Paddy, a hugely entertaining and thought-provoking show, with great visuals and great music. Loved that final song 'In That Moment They Were Free' particularly.' - Jim Lockhart (Horslips)


''1798' is an incredible insight into what really happened! And fake news and scandals remain the same 220 years later!! I wish Paddy was my history teacher!!' - Alan Shortt (Comedian) 


'Paddy is a great storyteller, and singing and playing music makes it a brilliant show indeed.'' - Lorcan Sirr (Sunday Times Columnist) 


'A most impressive, informative, and entertaining evening - a great night altogether!' - Ruadhan MacEoin (Filmaker and Storyteller) 

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Upcoming Show Dates :

Wednesday July 17th 2019

Wednesday August 21st 2019

Wednesday September 18th 2019 

Wednesday October 16th 2019

Wednesday November 20th 2019 

Wednesday December 18th 2019


Sunday’s (coming soon) – Trad Night



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