"The fun way to learn history..."

Living History and Culture


Music, Drama and Scenes


A new and innovative way of telling the stories from our past.


"Your pupils are the actors"


The Children of Lir

The Vikings

The Irish Famine

The Way Things Were

The story of the 1916 Rising

(Other titles to be added on request)

For more information on prices, ordering etc please email: cairnthe@eircom.net


School Tours

The Cairn contains a 100 seater theatre, custom built and fully fitted with theatre lighting, large screen projector and sound effects to present periods of Irish history through music,drama and wokshop.

Since opening in 1999 The Cairn has staged a series of successful presentations tailored specifically for the primary school syllabus, in which the children actually re-inact the period of time.

These presentations include:

Life in Early times

The Vikings

A Famine Story

The Way Things Were

The Battle of Clontarf
Monks at Prayer



The Children of Lir







For more information contact
The Cairn Visitor Centre, Greencastle on: - 074 93 81104.
International Code: - 00 353
Address:-Drumaweir, Greencastle, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
© The Cairn
or Email us at cairnthe@eircom.net

This project was supported by Inishowen Rural Development Ltd.