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Actors (L to R): Sarah Kinlen, Fiona McGeown, Shane O'Reilly, Annette Flynn, Paul Curley, Conor Donelan
A Murder of Crows is a dynamic and theatrically exciting work for children aged 8 and over, based on the classic tale of Hansel and Gretel. The play explores themes of famine, family loyalties and personal growth. Six actors weave a gothic story of…

A spooky evening.pdf
Original story from The Magic of Local Lore Project, gathered by 5th and 6th class students of Presentation National School, Castlecomer.Includes map.

L to R: Micheal (Seamus Power), Martin (Enda Andrew Kilroy), Emer (Aoife O'Beirne) and Aisling (Fiona Glascott)
A play for children aged 6 to 12 years. Written by Maeve Ingoldsby. Production photograph from Barnstorm's national tour.Photo 1- L to R: Actors Seamus Power (Michael); Enda Andrew Kilroy (Martin), Aoife O'Beirne (Emer), Fiona Glascott (Aisling)Photo…

Poster Design: Tom Feehan
Like his hero, Sinbad the Sailor, who undertook many perilous voyages in search of his fortune, Naz must travel half-way around the world to reach the safety of his brother in Dublin. Naz teams up with Krysia, a young girl in similar circumstances,…

Roisin Gribbin as The Mother in the Barnstorm production of ‘The Ballad of Rory Roe' by Ken Bourke
A Millennium open-air spectacle in Kells, celebrating Kilkenny's heritage and people. Featuring the play 'The Ballad of Rory Roe' written by Ken Bourke. The grounds of Kells Priory were transformed into a medieval settlement for this specatular…

Community theatre project: A Woman's Sphere (2006)
Scripted by Maeve Ingoldsby and Rebecca Moran.In 2006 over 100 Kilkenny women, from 11 diverse communities, responded to a callout to be involved in a community project asking 'what does it mean to be a woman in Kilkenny today?' Guaranteed…

Photo from a theatre devising session at The Barn theatre for the Create a Story project.
Barnstorm's objective of Create a Story was to engage with its children's audience and include their input in creating a piece of theatre, alongside Barnstorm’s creative team. The project is a partnership with Poetry Ireland’s Writers-in-Schools…

Curriculum Play Live (2017): The Plough and the Stars by Sean O' Casey
The Plough and the Stars is set during the turbulence of the Easter 1916 rebellion. It premiered in 1926 at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. The first two acts take place in 1915, looking forward to the liberation of Ireland, and the last two acts are…

My Dad working at Brennan's  food shop.pdf
Original story from The Magic of Local Lore Project, gathered by the 5th & 6th class students of Presentation Convent National School, Castlecomer in 2023

L to R: Digger (Martin McCann), Dee-Dee (Sarah Dillon) and Doc (Alan Walsh)
Production photo for the national tour.

Written by Maeve Ingoldsby, adapted from the play 'Bella, Boss und Bulli' by Volker Ludwig.

For children aged 6 -11 years.

TOUR: Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny; Gaeity Theatre, Dublin; Backstage…
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