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DLI Summer School

DLI is pleased to announce that our 56th annual Summer School will take place in its usual UL venue 23rd – 30th July 2022. Director Ollie Kenny looks forward to welcoming you all back to join us in University of Limerick .

Fees for 2022 are as follow:
Residential: DLI Members €475  /  Non-members €555
Non-Residential: DLI Members €275  / Non-members €320

*Please note:

  • Residential includes tuition, bed, lunch & dinner
  • Non-Residential includes tuition and lunch only

Enquiries to Ollie Kenny: Tel: 085 1742044 or


Summer School Director: Ollie Kenny
Committee: Elaine McLoughlin, Christine O’Brien & Willie O’Brien


If you are considering attending Summer School in 2022, why not contact your local County Council Arts Office to check if they are offering bursaries?

Each year, a number of Summer School participants receive a full or partial bursary from their local county council towards their costs. You can find your local Arts Officer on

Please Click On Your Preferred DLI Summer School Course

Course A :

***NOW FULL***
Play. Connect. Create. Respond.

Tutor: Lorna Quinn

Course A is for those who are new to drama or to drama workshops, and for those who have some experience.

Course B:

***NOW FULL***
Conscious Action

Tutor: Ciarán McCauley

Suitable for all levels, from novice to experienced actors.

Course C:

***NOW FULL***
Building A World – Character, Ensemble and the Embodied Imagination

Tutor: Declan Drohan

Suitable for actors with some experience.

Course D:

***NOW FULL***
Games Are the Work: Unlocking One-Act Plays

Tutor: Thomas Conway

The course is designed for directors and actors of all abilities and levels of experience.

Course E:

***NOW FULL***
Digging Deeper for Detail

Tutor: Sue Colgrave

This is a workshop for experienced actors and directors.

Course F:

***NOW FULL***

Tutor: Karin McCully

For those who wish to explore the world of playwriting.