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All Ireland One Act Drama Finalists, 2014

ADA sends its congratulations to the eleven groups who have qualified to perform at the ADCI/DLI All Ireland One Act Drama Finals, 2014, which is being hosted by Ballyshannon Drama Soceity at The Abbey Arts Centre, Friday 5th- Sunday 7th December. Audiences can expect to see quality performances in what surely will be a great […]

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Member Update- Geoff O’Keeffe

Red Riding Hood’s Dangerous Christmas Adventure, written and Directed by Geoff O’ Keeffe, plays The Mill Theatre, Dundrum, from  8th- 31st December. It’s Christmas Eve and Red Riding Hood is on her way to Granny’s house for Christmas. She has some lovely mince pies that Granny likes and some chocolate fingers and a huge marshmallow. […]

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Member update – Geoff O’ Keeffe

ADA member  Geoff O’Keeffe is currently directing Shakespeare’s Othello, which runs at the Mill Theatre, Dundrum from Wednesday 8th – Friday 24th October. Mill Productions present Othello By William Shakespeare Directed by Geoff O’Keeffe       Designed by Gerard Bourke  Following on from the success of Macbeth, Mill Productions are delighted to announce our forthcoming […]

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Member update – Michael Poynor

 ADA TREASURER, Michael Poynor, adapts and directs Johnathan Harker and Dracula. Gerard McCarthy was awarded Sir Kenneth Branagh’s Renaissance Scholarship to train as an actor. He currently plays Kevin McSwain in BBC 2’s BAFTA nominated drama ‘The Fall’ starring Gillian Anderson. Recently he played Brondsted in the first episode of Michael Hirst’s brand new History Channel series ‘Vikings’ starring Gabriel […]

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DLI/ADCI One Act Drama Festivals, 2014

Up and down the country, festivals and groups are busily preparing for the forthcoming One Act Drama Festival Circuit, 2014. The circuit which is under the auspices of DLI/ADCI, this year has 26 preliminary festivals. There are two new festivals in Belfast and Shannon makes a welcome return to the One Act circuit. From Leterkenny […]

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Member update: Imelda Mc Donagh

ADA member, Imelda Mc Donagh has directed The Shaughran by Dion Boucicault. The production runs at Gorey Little Theatre every Tuesday and Thursday night for the month of July at 8.30 pm. For further details contact Gorey Little Theatre Pearse Street Gorey Co. Wexford T: 053 9421474 T: 087 9890352 E: info@goreytheatre.com

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ADA AGM

The AGM of the Association of Drama Adjudicators was held recently in Athlone. The following members were elected to the executive committee. President: Terry Byrne Vice President: Michael Twomey Secretary: Imelda Mc Donagh Treasurer: Michael Poynor P.R.O.: Geoff O’Keeffe Development Officer: Ailbhe Garvey Hughes Ordinary Member: Jim Wolstencroft

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RTE All Ireland Drama Festival Results/ADA 25th Anniversary 2014

The RTE All Ireland Festival came to a close at a gala awards ceremony in The Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone, on Saturday May 10th. The Festival was once again a huge success with full houses and such a strong standard of productions on offer. The festival fringe offered much entertainment. ADA was delighted to sponsor […]

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RTE All Ireland Drama Festival, 2014

The RTE All Ireland Drama Festival, 2014 runs from today May 1st and over the next nine nights, groups from all over the country will entertain capacity audiences. Results will be announced on Saturday 10th at the awards ceremony. Festival Chairman, Joe Mc Carrick and his team have put together a very attractive and full […]

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All Ireland Confined Final Results, 2014

A packed Claremorris Town Hall Theatre was the setting for the culmination of the All Ireland Confined Drama Finals, 2014. Over the 9 nights, we were treated to some beautiful moments of theatre. Congratulations to Peter Mc Callig and all the team from Claremorris Drama Festival on the their hosting of these finals. It was […]

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