Ireland 1920. A divided political landscape where conflict, poverty and suffering is rife.
When twins Sean and Érainn are left orphaned and impoverished, they are forced to flee their home in the North and travel south to a Dublin that is bubbling over with political tension and violence.
With an epic original score rooted in traditional Irish and classical music, folkloric lyrics and an adventure-driven book, we follow the twins on their divergent journeys across Ireland and beyond. Sean and Érainn are forced to confront what has driven them to leave their home and if they can reconcile themselves with their past and each other. ÉRAINN is a coming-of-age tale and an affirmation of the power of humanity.
ÉRAINN'S JOURNEY SO FAR
ÉRAINN began its journey three years ago with Matthew’s true family story and a desire to write about it. We delved in to the subject matter, the rich history of the period, writing the book, music and lyrics and creating a full score with orchestrator Charlie Perry. Since then, we have…
"JUST FOR A WHILE" DEMO RELEASE
With vocals by Charlie McCullagh, playing Sean, and composer Matthew Quinn on the keys.
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