Pat Kiernan

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Corcadorca: The Sameby Enda Walsh, directed at Galway Airport, Carnmore

Redemption Falls An Taibhdhearc, Galway; July 28th, 8pm (Sat mat 2pm) In a way, music got the Mooney family into this mess. Set in the aftermath of t(...)

 Irish playwrights Emmet Kirwan, Marina Carr, Enda Walsh and Stacey Gregg promote  Theatre For One, which is running as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival. Photograph: Clare Keogh

It’s dim, dressingroom lights surround the frame, and the aesthetic is theatrical red velvet. I’m alone in the single seat, hands on armrests. A scree(...)

Tadhg Murphy  in the Numbered at    Fitzgerald Park, Cork, which runs until June 30th. Photograph:  Krzysztof Zielenski

It was some small point of comment at the end of Corcadorca’s presentation of The Numbered as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival on Monday night that(...)

Clodagh Mooney Duggan, Katie McCann and Finbarr Doyle in Tryst at the Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Tryst   Project Arts Centre, Dublin, April 3rd-14th, 7.45pm €12-€16 projectartscentre.ie A young couple prepares for their wedding day by (...)

Purcell first began toying with the idea for the play three years ago but it was only in October that she began writing.

Tipperary born actress, Roseanna Purcell (27) is in reflective mood as she recalls the response to her one woman show, ‘Test Copy’. “One of the most (...)

 Judith Roddy and Manus Halligan  in Corcadorca Theatre Company’s  Far Away, by Caryl Churchill.  Photograph:  Enrique Carnicero

★★★★★ Spike Island, Cork These days dystopia is a cliche, and finding new interpretations for its horrors might challenge any production company. Ex(...)

The Same sees sisters Catherine and Eileen Walsh cast alongside each other for the first time. Photograph: Enrique Carnicero

The Same Old Cork Prison ★★★ Cork Prison on Rathmore Road is now Old Cork Prison. The Victorian building has been decommissioned and recently replace(...)

★★★★★ The theatrical centrepiece of Cork’s Midsummer Festival Sacrifice at Easter is billed as a creative collaboration between Pat Kiernan, Mel Me(...)

Fluid theatre: the cast of Sacrifice at Easter on site at Elizabeth Fort (from left): Brendan Conroy, Joan Sheehy, Rhys Dunlop, Esosa Ighodaro, Lucianne McEvoy, Dominic MacHale and Jamie Beamish. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

“To strengthen this town of Cork I have been of late casting up certain earthworks, but that your Lordship may know that I have a care of her Majies (...)

Disco Pigs: Eileen Walsh and Cillian Murphy re-enact their birth in Enda Walsh’s play. Photograph: Martin Healy

Twenty years ago a young theatre company in Cork decided to take a gamble. Pat Kiernan, the founder of Corcadorca, had invited Enda Walsh, a Dubliner (...)

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