South Wicklow Drama Festival

All Ireland Confined Drama Festival Results 2018


Premier Award (The Claregalway Perpetual Trophy) - Ballycogley Players with ‘The Night Alive’

2nd Place – Schull Drama Group with ‘No Man’s Land’

3rd Place – Glenamaddy Players with ‘The Good Father’


Best Director (The Broderick Perpetual Cup) - Breda Hayes, Ballycogley Players

Nominations for Jennifer Williams & Coman Keaveny


Best Presentation (The Ray Leonard Memorial Trophy) - Schull Drama Group, ‘No Man’s Land’

Nominations for Lislea, Ballycogley & Glenamaddy


Best Lighting (The Playlight Perpetual Cup) - Dan Thornhill & Ger Minihane, Schull Drama Group

Nominations for Nick Hayes (Ballycogley), David & Michael Farrelly (Sillan) & Miriam Lanigan, Paddy Connolly & Conor O’ Connell (Holycross)


Best Stage Management (The Carrickmore Perpetual Trophy) - Paddy McGuire, Ballycogley Players

Nominations for Josephine McParland (Lislea), Brian Sheehan (Curtain Call) and Sharon & Karina Farrelly (Sillan)


Best Actor - Alan Sparling, Sliabh Aughty Drama Group

Nominations for Anthony Harris (Schull), Pat Bracken (Schull) & Cian Boyle (Glenamaddy)


Best Actress - Tina Ward, Glenamaddy Players

Nominations for Denise Moules (Coolgreany), Trish Boyce (Ballycogley) & Jenny Bracken (Holycross/ Ballycahill)


Best Supporting Actor - Sean Carthy, Ballycogley Players

Nominations for Con Doyle (Ballycogley), Caleb Cairns (Schull), Sean O’ Connell (Schull)


Best Supporting Actress - Jacqui Lacey, Holycross/ Ballycahill Drama Group

Nominations for Eavan Brennan (Sliabh Aughty), Julie Halpin (Sillan) & Vanessa Hyde (Curtain Call) 


Scholarship to Drama League of Ireland Summer School - Shane Fox, Sillan Players


Scholarship to Stageworks Summer School - Megan Marriott, Curtain Call Productions


New for 2018; Scholarship to The Lir, ‘Introduction to Stage Management and Technical Theatre’ - Miriam Lanigan, Holycross/ Ballycahill Drama Group


2018 All Ireland Champions, Ballycogley Players with adjudicator, Tom Byrne


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