About the production


Bell’s Hotel

Written and Directed by: Paddy Shirley

Cast: Kim Buckley, Caroline Kealy, John May, Andrew Smith

Assistant Director: Georgina McKevitt

Stage Manager: Maria Schweppe


The Ugly Penguin Scenarios

Written and Directed by: Neil Watkins

Cast: Cathal Holland, Sinead Switzer, Michael Halligan, Ingrid Lyons, Patrice Doyle, Elaine O’Dea

Assistant Director: David McCann

Stage Manager: Katie Ingle

Makeup Artist: Susie Whelan




Devised by: the cast

Directed by: Louise Drumm

Cast: Aoife Courtney, John Fahey, Jeffrey Lowe, Eleanor McKenna, Lynsey O’Sullivan, Aoife Redmond

Assistant Director: Matthew Way


I Got the Blues, Babe

Devised by: the cast

Directed by: Ciarán Gray

Cast: Debby Fay, Sarah Gleeson, Stephanie Kelly, Cassie Laver, Joanne McClelland, Kelan Lowry O’Reilly, Louise Parkes, Sarah Jane Shiels


Festival Front of House/Canteen/MCs: Glen Barry, Paul Butler, Shane Carr, Michael Carroll, Aoife Glavin, Rachel Kelly, Aidan Lawlor, Robbie McDermot, Peter McGloughlin, Aisling Ní Ghloinn, Kelan Lowry O’Reilly, Kevin Sherwin, Brian Whitney


Crew List

  • Lighting Designers/Technical Coordinators: Simon Maxwell and Eamonn Fox
  • Sound & Lighting Operators: Aoife Moriarty, Sarah Jane Shiels, Aoife Glavin, Michael Halligan, Roisin McInerny
  • Stage Assistant: Peter Kelly