ADCI Full Length Circuit, 2017

Already we are into February and after  months of preparation for the ADCI Full Length Circuit, 2017, groups will be putting the finishing touches to their shows and festivals will be ensuring that all is in place for another successful circuit. Starting in Rush Drama Festival on 23 February,  Curtain Call Productions will  open proceeedings with Closer by Patrick Maber, while on the same night, Newtownstewart Drama Festival gets underway when Clanabogan Drama Circle present Stella By Starlight. The preliminary circuit will end on 8th April at North Cork Drama Festival with the current RTE All Ireland Drama Festival winners, Bridge Drama, presenting An Inspector Calls by JB Priestly.

This year the All Ireland Confined Drama Finals will be hosted by The Western Drama Festival at St Bridget’s Hall, Tubbercurry, 21 – 29, April and adjudicated by Imelda Mc Donagh. As always the RTE All Ireland Drama Festival will take place at The Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone from Thursday 4th – Friday 12 May and Final presentation of Awards on Saturday 13 May and adjudicated by Geoff O’Keeffe.

For further information see http://www.adci.ie

ADA sends best wishes to groups, festivals and audiences and of course our members who are adjudicating at the following festivals,

RTE All Ireland Drama Festival, Athlone | 4 – 13 May | Geoff O’ Keeffe

All Ireland Confined Drama Finals | Tubbercurry | 21 – 29 April| Imelda Mc Donagh

Bangor | 17 – 25 March| Alan Haslett

Cavan | 17 – 26 March | Terry Byrne

Clare | 23 March – 1 April | Jim Wolstencroft

Claregalway | 16 – 24 March | Paula Dempsey

City of Derry | 3 – 11 March | Aodh Mc Cay

Enniskillen | 3 – 11 March | Michael Poynor

Kerry | 3 – 11 March | Brendan Murray

Kilmuckridge | 24 February – 4 March | Jim Wolstencroft

Kiltyclogher | 4 – 11 March | Ciaran Mc Cauley

Mountmellick | 3 – 10 March | Tomy Mc Cleane Fay

New Ross | 22 – 31 March | Lee Wilson

Newtownstewart | 23 February – 4 March | Paula Dempsey

North Cork | 31 March – 8 April | Tony Mc Cleane Fay

South Leinster | 2 – 11 March | Ailbhe Garvey Hughes

South Wicklow | 24 March – 1 April | Michael Poynor

Strabane | 24 March – 1 April | Ciaran Mc Cauley

West Waterford | 2 – 11 March | Paul Brennan

Wexford | 2 -10 March | Pauline Byrne