LISDOONVARNA is noted as the home of the matchmaking festival and also the residence of the county’s most popular version of cupid, Willie Daly.

There always seems to be a matchmaking connection with Lisdoonvarna and so it is apt that The Matchmaker starring Jon Kenny and Norma Sheahan is heading for The Pavilion on Saturday November 5th.

Directed by the accredited Michael Scott, his production of John B Keane’s dramatic comedy opened in January 2021, going on to tour the country and sell out the Edinburgh Festival become a video and DVD with Sony, a BBC Radio Series, and play ‘off Broadway’.

Sheahan and Kenny will be treading the boards of The Pavilion with what is expected to be an electric performance.

Organised by Lisdoonvarna Fáilte, the show serves as a fundraiser for community facilities. Tickets are available on

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