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Last updated: 09-03-2024

Irish UNIMA – UNIMA Éireann

Date of creation: 1991

Coolreiry, Castleconnell, Co.Limerick
H91 WA26  ARDRAHAN (Co. Galway)  Ireland



Brief history
The Irish UNIMA centre was founded in July 1991 after the first International Puppet Festival in Dublin. John McCormick was its first president.


Marie Denham – President
Sinead Lynch – Secretary
Carmel Balfe – Treasurer

Last news of the UNIMA Center

UNIMA Puppetry Collaboratorium: Fostering Peace and Understanding through Puppetry

Above: Closing ceremony of the FLUM Festival and UNIMA PC in Mostar, 2023 Introduction In a world often marked by division and conflict, the art of puppetry has long served as a powerful medium for conveying messages of peace, unity, and mutual understanding. This sentiment was beautifully encapsulated in the recent launch of the UNIMA […]

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