Category Archive: Sean O’Casey

Sep 18

“O’Casey in the estate – Ploughing on” / Culture Night 2020 (Available now)

This collection was created for Culture Night 2020. It can be watched as a playlist (above) , which will carry us through the life of Sean O’Casey from childhood through to his last farewell to Dublin. Each contribution can also be enjoyed separately (below) . Join the cast members of the RTE documentary “O’Casey in …

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Sep 16

Culture Night 2020: “O’Casey in the estate -Ploughing on ”

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We all watched the two-part documentary “O’Casey in the Estate” on RTE back in July. It followed the plans to stage a production of ‘Plough and the Stars” using a non-professional cast. We all watched the emotional scenes and shared the shock & sadness as the once in a lifetime opportunity to step onto the …

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Sep 11

“When Hitchcock met O’Casey” free-to-view

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This critically acclaimed documentary is available to view on Youtube for a limited period . Made in conjunction with the East Wall History Group , it sold out its premiere screening at the Dublin International Film Festival . Available until Monday evening , 14th September . Enjoy

Dec 15

“When Hitchcock met O’Casey” DVD now available

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This feature length documentary , made in conjunction with the East Wall History Group is now available on DVD . It is currently available from the following outlets in Dublin , Galway and Kerry : Tower Records , Golden Discs, OMG @zhivago, Galway, Easons, Irish Film Institute, Music Express, Killarney. It is also available mail-order …

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Sep 26

“WHEN HITCHCOCK MET O’CASEY” – cinema screenings announced

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The critically acclaimed documentary, made with the participation of the East Wall History Group, will be in the cinema for a limited period beginning on Friday 27th September . It can be seen at Dundrum ,Swords, Gorey and Dungarvan . The film was a success when it premiered to a sold out audience at the …

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Aug 31

Sean O’Casey Festival 2019 : 10th September – 21st September

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See here for further details and tickets : https://www.eventbrite.ie/o/the-sean-ocasey-festival-17781759064

Sep 09

“Take away our hearts o’ stone…” – Powerful Sean O’Casey monologues performed in New York

Abbey actress Sara Allgood , the original Juno .

“It’ll have what’s far better- it’ll have two mothers” Sean O’Casey is one of Ireland’s most famous playwrights , with his major works being as compelling today as when they were first performed almost a century ago. His most memorable characters are based on real life Dubliner’s he knew and observed , including many from  …

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Sep 04

Sean O’Casey Festival 2018 : September 11th – September 21st

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Sean O’Casey is recognized as one of Ireland’s greatest playwrights . He lived for 30 years of his life in East Wall and the North Docks , at Hawthorn Terrace and Abercorn Road. It was here that he lived through an exciting period in Irish history , and witnessed momentous events. But more importantly it …

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Aug 16

Sean O’Casey Festival 2018

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May 13

Sean O’Casey Festival – Auditions and workshops

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The Sean O’ Casey Theatre will be the venue for a festival celebrating Sean O’ Casey, his life and works in September 2018. Planning is in place as part of the festival for community productions of Sean O’Casey Plays including one of the ‘classics’ and a selection of Short plays . Do you want to …

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