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The Examination

‘I’d like the people to know I’m not an animal. Did I cause harm? Yes. Should I be punished? Of course. But do I deserve my human rights? Absolutely I do.’ The Examination is the award-winning production by Brokentalkers exploring mental health and human rights in the prison system. Performed by Brokentalkers’ Gary Keegan and …

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Critically acclaimed production from Stage Beyond theatre company for adults with intellectual disabilities.

The Great Dictator – Stage Beyond

Laugh, cry, cheer as the award-winning Stage Beyond champion disability inclusion  This critically acclaimed production by Stage Beyond Theatre Company for adults with intellectual disabilities, opened at the Millennium Forum in June 2022.   The play is set in Europe, 1941. Pandora is at war and people are disappearing. People who are different. Dictator Heidi has a doppelganger – …

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Hit comedy play Sorry For Your Loss

Sorry For Your Loss

Sorry for your loss is an unmissable night of fun and craic that will have you killed with laughter.  Nothing ever happens in the isolated town-land of Bannion, Donegal. Sisters Barbara and Alice learn of the passing of their uncle Paddy from Australia who has an inheritance. Are their fortunes about to change? Hosting an Irish …

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An Abbey Theatre production, this new version of Molière’s Tartuffe by Frank McGuinness is directed by Caitríona McLaughlin

Tartuffe – Abbey Theatre

An Abbey Theatre productionA new version by Frank McGuinnessDirected by Caitríona McLaughlin ‘Let’s see how crafty a picture you paint. You’re making a demon out of a saint.’ In this spectacular dramatic comedy, the villainous Tartuffe shocks and enthrals with his deceptive powers. Charming to some, a danger to others, one family risks losing everything …

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King – Pat Kinevane

Written & Performed by Pat KinevanePresented by Fishamble: The New Play Company KING tells the story of Luther, a man from Cork named in honour of his Granny Bee Baw’s hero, Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Luther only leaves his apartment for essential journeys, and to perform as an Elvis impersonator. The play explores prejudice, …

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Druid present Sonya Kelly's hit play The Last Return

The Last Return – Druid

Not all good things come to those who wait. One final night. One last chance. Five people queue for a ticket to the hottest show in town. All they must do is simply wait in line. But what in life is ever simple? Who will triumph, who will fail, and who will walk away with… …

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Gina Moxley’s Danti-Dan is the shamelessly funny tale of the sexual-awakening of five innocent youngsters in a small dead-end town.

Danti-Dan

Described by critics as one of the greatest Irish plays of the past few decades, Danti-Dan is a theatrical gem. “Listen girl, this is the kind of place that if you lost your virginity, somebody would find it and bring it home to your mother” In the middle of nowhere outside Cork city, during the …

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Jimmy’s Winnin’ Matches

Croke Park, September 2012. As Donegal take to the field for their All Ireland final against Mayo, their first in twenty years, Danielle “Dodo” O’Donnell watches behind the goals in Hill 16. In one moment, her life changes forever. As the ball is kicked high into the square, her life flashes before her eyes as …

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Well, a comedy by Pat and Faye Shortt.

Well by Pat Shortt and Faye Shortt

Since collaborating, this comic father and daughter duo have written and performed two hilarious online shows The Wellness hour with Paaah and Sile and Pat Shortt’s Comedy Heads. Now the pair bring their madcap characters to the stage in Well. The show follows the unfortunate demise of Dad and Daughter Country and Irish music duo …

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An Grianán Youth Theatre present A Vampire Story

A Vampire Story

“People will always believe the most fabulous tale you can tell. It’s the one that they secretly long for. It must be unprovable, impossible, fantastical. To believe it then becomes an act of faith…” An Grianán Youth Theatre present their first full length production since 2020’s Bugsy Malone. Two young women arrive in a nameless …

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Manchán Magan performs in Arán & Im.

Arán & Im

“Shall we bake bread together and churn some butter, and talk about things that really matter?” asks Manchán Magan, the presenter of the 70-minute bilingual show, Arán & Im, which explores what makes Irish so unique and potent. “What’s the word for the lonesomeness of a cow bereft of her calf? Or, for the sound …

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It's the Real McCoy by Tommy Marren.

It’s the Real McCoy

The Crokey Hill Players Ten years ago ‘It’s The Real McCoy’ hit the stage for the first time and became a phenomenal success across Ireland, the UK and America. Set in rural Ireland in the cottage of Madge Molly it’s simply hilarious! With dozens of funny one-liners and numerous twists and turns, Madge has to …

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