Festival 2006

Under the auspices of the Amateur Drama Council of Ireland
St.Brigid’s Hall Carnew
Hosted by Kilrush Drama Group
Adjudicator: Ronnie Masterson ADA
18th – 26th March 2006

Line up of plays for the 2006 Festival

Date Group Play Author
Saturday 18th March Bridge Players Memory of Water Shelagh Stephonson
Sunday 19th March Estuary Players Frozen Bryony Lavery
Monday 20th March Tinahely D.G. The Year of the Hiker John B. Keane
Tuesday 21st March Thurles Drama Group The Mai Marina Carr
Wednesday 22nd March Droichead Nua Players Sive John B. Keane
Thursday 23rd March Gorey Little Theatre Group Dolly West Kitchen Frank McGuinness
Friday 24th March Bunclody/Kilmyshall D.G. The Salvage Shop Jim Nolan
Saturday 25th March Kilmeen Drama Group The Crucial Week in the Life of a Grociers Assistant Tom Murphy
Sunday 26th March Ballycogley Players The Weir Conor McPherson
Blue = Confined
Green = Open

Festival Results

Adjudicators Awards

1. Thurles Drama Group “The Mai”
2. Estuary Players “Frozen”
3. Kilmeen Drama Group “Crucial Week”
Best Overall Presentaion: Kilmeen Drama Group
Audience Cup (Carnew Credit Union Cup): Bunclody/Kilmyshall Drama Group”The Salvage Shop”

Confined Section

Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hickey Tinahely Variety Group
Best Supporting Actor: Mike Joe O’Connell Droichead Nua Players
Best Actress: Susan Somers Bridge Players
Best Actor: Con Doyle Ballycogley Players
Best Director: Breda Hayes Ballycogley Players
Best Play: “The Weir” Ballycogley Players

Open Section

Best Supporting Actress: Bríd Cahill Thurles Drama Group
Best Supporting Actor: Christy O’Sullivan Kilmeen Drama Group
Best Actress: Maria Blaney Estuary Players
Best Actor: Kevin O’Donovan Kilmeen Drama Group
Best Director: Tim Coffey Kilmeen Drama Group
Best Play: “A Crucial Week in the Life of a Grocer’s Assistant” Kilmeen Drama Group