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Huge congratulations to our friends and fellow committee members, Máire Doran & Gavin Nolan who got married recently. We wish them both every happiness for the future. ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

Huge congratulations to our friends and fellow committee members, Máire Doran & Gavin Nolan who got married recently. We wish them both every happiness for the future. ❤️

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Congratulations to the Happy Couple 🎉🎉

Congratulations guys

Congratulations

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South Wicklow Drama Festival

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Memories of fun times in Carnew in 2018 when we hosted the All Ireland Confined Drama Finals.Great memories, wonderful people. ... See MoreSee Less

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Great photos of a very memorable time.

An excellent All Ireland.

A mighty All Ireland Lorna & all in Carnew 🎉

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With sadness we announce that the 2020 South Wicklow Drama Festival has been cancelled.
We would like to thank all of our friends in drama and supporters and look forward to seeing and working with you all in 2021.
Take care.
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With sadness we announce that the 2020 South Wicklow Drama Festival has been cancelled. 
We would like to thank all of our friends in drama and supporters and look forward to seeing and working with you all in 2021. 
Take care.

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Was really looking forward to ny first visit to Carnew. Go well, all.

I feel so sorry for the groups who have put so much work in. It's dreadfully disappointing for everyone but especially the groups who were late starters. Devastating.

Very sad!

Devastated

Patron Tickets for the 2020 South Wicklow Drama Festival are now on sale from Carnew TDC (Training & Development Centre), Candy’s, Hall’s or committee members.

At only €45 (€20 for students) for 9 nights of entertainment the tickets are excellent value.
Nightly tickets cost €10 or €5 for students.

We look forward to welcoming
The Wayside Players Drama Group
Ballycogley Players
Camross Drama Group
Kilrush Drama Group
Bunclody-Kilmyshall Drama Group
Kilmuckridge Drama Group
Tinahely Variety Group
Insight Theatre Celbridge and
Bridge Drama

as well as our Adjudicator, Geoff O'Keeffe,

and of course, our wonderful audience.

#DramaFest2020
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Drama League of Ireland
Association of Drama Adjudicators
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Patron Tickets for the 2020 South Wicklow Drama Festival are now on sale from Carnew TDC (Training & Development Centre), Candy’s, Hall’s or committee members.

At only €45 (€20 for students) for 9 nights of entertainment the tickets are excellent value. 
Nightly tickets cost €10 or €5 for students.

We look forward to welcoming 
The Wayside Players Drama Group
Ballycogley Players
Camross Drama Group
Kilrush Drama Group
Bunclody-Kilmyshall Drama Group
Kilmuckridge Drama Group
Tinahely Variety Group
Insight Theatre Celbridge and 
Bridge Drama

as well as our Adjudicator, Geoff OKeeffe, 

and of course, our wonderful audience. 

#DramaFest2020
Amateur Drama Council of Ireland
Drama League of Ireland
Association of Drama Adjudicators

2020 South Wicklow Drama Festival Launch in Jim Byrne’s, Carnew.

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2020 South Wicklow Drama Festival Launch in Jim Byrne’s, Carnew. 

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Drama League of Ireland

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Thanks to Festival Committee for a most enjoyable launch. Lovely company, lovely snacks lovely friendly atmosphere . Looking forward to taking part in Festival

The Launch of the 2020 South Wicklow Drama Festival will take place in Jim Byrne's, Carnew this evening, Sunday 1st March at 7p.m.

Looking forward to seeing members of participating drama groups, festival patrons, sponsors and friends later.
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The Launch of the 2020 South Wicklow Drama Festival will take place in Jim Byrnes, Carnew this evening, Sunday 1st March at 7p.m.

Looking forward to seeing members of participating drama groups, festival patrons, sponsors and friends later.

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South Wicklow Drama Festival

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The Launch of the 2020 South Wicklow Drama Festival will take place in Jim Byrne's, Carnew on Sunday 1st March at 7p.m.

Festival Patrons, Sponsors, Drama Groups and friends are all welcome to attend.

Only 4 weeks to go until the opening night of the festival which runs from Friday 20th - Saturday 28th March.

#dramafest2020
Amateur Drama Council of Ireland
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The Launch of the 2020 South Wicklow Drama Festival will take place in Jim Byrnes, Carnew on Sunday 1st March at 7p.m.
 
Festival Patrons, Sponsors, Drama Groups and friends are all welcome to attend.

Only 4 weeks to go until the opening night of the festival which runs from Friday 20th - Saturday 28th March.

#DramaFest2020
Amateur Drama Council of Ireland
Drama League of Ireland

As drama festival organisers around the country get ready to welcome this year's competing groups, we're looking forward to the excitement of the All Ireland Confined Finals in April!

We'll be hosting the top 9 plays in the Confined group as they compete for the All Ireland trophy in the Abbey Centre from April 17th to the 25th.

The draw to decide the running order of the festival will take place in the Abbey Centre on Saturday the 4th of April at 1pm. Following that, nightly tickets will be available online from April 6th (€18/€15). In the meantime, if you'd like to secure a season ticket, they will be available from March 1st by phoning the Abbey Centre on 0719851375 (€90 for all 9 nights).

There are 20 groups participating in the Confined Group this year. You can follow all the action of the league table on www.adci.ie once the festivals begin to see which of these groups will be joining us in Ballyshannon!

Lislea Dramatic Players - “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest” by Kesey/Wasserman

Phoenix Players - “The Communication Cord” by Brian Friel

The Knocks Drama Group - “ The Cavan Curse” by John Mc Manus

Enniskillen Theatre Co. - “ The Night Alive” by Conor Mc Pherson

Clonabogan Drama Circle - “The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley” by Jimmy Keary

Pomeroy Players- “Same Old Moon” by Geraldine Aron

Newtownstewart Theatre Co. - ”Shoot The Crow” by Owen Mc Cafferty

Clann Machua, Kiltymagh - ”Sive” by J.B. Keane

Sliabh Aughty Drama Group - ”The Outgoing Tide” by Bruce Graham

Glenamaddy Players - ”The Cripple of Inishmaan” by Martin Mc Donagh

Sillan Players, Shercock - “At the Black Pig’s Dyke” by Vincent Woods

Duleek Drama Group - ”The Blacksmith” by Michael Ferguson

Kilmuckridge Drama Group - ”Daughter from over the Water” by M.J Molloy

Wayside Players - “The Cripple of Inishmaan” by Martin Mc Donagh

Tinahely Variety Group -”Juno and the Paycock” by Sean O Casey

Skibbereen Theatre Society - ”Steel Magnolias” by Robery Harling

Mullingar Theatre Lab - ”One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest" by Kesey/Wasserman

Kilworth Dramatic Society - ”The Quiet Moment” by Mike Finn

Camross Drama Group - ”The Year of the Hiker” by J.B. Keane

Ray Leonard Players, Claremorris - "Beyond Therapy" by Christopher Durang
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Looking forward to our 2020 Festival which will take place from Friday 20th - Saturday 28th March in St Brigids Hall, Carnew.
#DramaFest2020 
Amateur Drama Council of Ireland
Drama League of Ireland
The Wayside Players Drama Group
Ballycogley Players
Camross Drama Group
Kilrush Drama Group
Bunclody-Kilmyshall Drama Group
Kilmuckridge Drama Group
Tinahely Variety Group
Insight Theatre Celbridge
Bridge Drama

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Ella Ní Bhraonáin Millie Brennan

I'm there

Can't wait!

Catherine Doyle, Mairead Doyle John Breen’s Alone it Stands Friday 27th March

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Drama League of Ireland

Break a leg to our committee members and helpers involved in Carnew Musical Society's production of 'Oklahoma' this week.Oh what a beautiful morning ... in Oklahoma!
After a fabulous band call and dress rehearsal yesterday we are so excited so bring our production of ‘Oklahoma’ to our audiences this week. 🤠
If you haven’t booked your tickets yet make sure to call today and be sure not to miss your chance to see this classic musical brought to life by our immensely talented cast.
Call our Box Office on 0876985275 between 11-12.30 or 1.30-4.30 to book.
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Break a leg to our committee members and helpers involved in Carnew Musical Societys production of Oklahoma this week.

South Wicklow Drama Festival is now accepting applications for our 2020 Festival.
Please send applications to our festival secretary, Kevin at kevinmac06@yahoo.ie
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South Wicklow Drama Festival is now accepting applications for our 2020 Festival. 
Please send applications to our festival secretary, Kevin at kevinmac06@yahoo.ie
#adci #dramafest

Congratulations to our friend Michael Johnston who became the Chairman of the Amateur Drama Council of Ireland today and best wishes to him on his two year term.

Best wishes to all of the incoming National Executive Council, in particular our own Kevin McEvoy, who has been elected as Information Officer.
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Congratulations to our friend Michael Johnston who became the Chairman of the Amateur Drama Council of Ireland today and best wishes to him on his two year term. 

Best wishes to all of the incoming National Executive Council, in particular our own Kevin McEvoy, who has been elected as Information Officer. 
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Good job Kevin!👍🏻

Best of luck Michael in your new post. Liam

Congratulations Michael 🎉

Congratulations Kevin McEvoy

Introduction to Stage Management and Technical Theatre starts in 6 days! Book your place to learn more about the behind the stage aspect of theatre. Perfect for those who are considering studying the subject or who simply love theatre and would like to learn more. Book at: bit.ly/2CRZRbf
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‪Ireland's amatuer dramatic groups deserve our applause & more importantly, our support 🎭

‪I discussed how we can improve supports with Aidan Reidy & Brendan McGowan from Amateur Drama Council of Ireland; Joanne Keane, Chair of Drama League of Ireland & Anna Walker, Association of Drama Adjudicators.

Balally Players The Stillorgan Players Kilmacud Musical Society Glencullen Dundrum MDS
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Introduction to Lighting design is a 1-week course starting 22nd July. An introduction to lighting technologies, the industry terminology and the basics of lighting design for the stage. If you are considering a degree in stage management and technical theatre or if you work on school productions and would like to learn more, this course is for you! Open for 16+. More details at: bit.ly/2TB5AxG
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