Ócáid Chomórtha | A Celebration of Máiréad Ní Ghráda

Wednesday 11 Mar 2015
1pm - 4pm
Project Arts Centre Cube

We invited people who had worked with Máiréad Ní Ghráda and her texts, to share their memories of the author and the creative team involved in the premiere productions of An Triail / On Trial in 1964 and 1965.

Áine Ní Mhuirí talks about her experience working on An Triail in 1964-1965

Áine Ní Mhuirí tells us about the first production of "An Triail" in An Damer in 1964 and her time working with Tomás Mac Anna. Áine played the Landlady both in the Irish and the English production. She also featured in RTÉ's production of "An Triail" by Michael Garvey.

Máire Ní Ghráinne talks about the first production of An Triail, 1964

Máire Ní Ghráinne on how she met Tomás Mac Anna and got involved in "An Triail", which became a highly successful production during Dublin Theatre Festival in 1964, and on working with Caitlín Maude, Fionnula Flanagan and Máiréad Ní Ghráda...

Ray Yeates, Dublin City Arts Officer, on directing a play by Máiréad Ní Ghráda

Ray Yeates tells us about directing MAC UÍ RUDAÍ by Máiréad Ní Ghráda in 1983 (as part of Plays in Irish for school children in the Oscar Theatre)

Áine Ní Mhuirí and Máire Ní Ghráinne share their memories of "An Triail" and "On Trial"

Remembering the cast of the premiere productions in An Damer, 1964 and the Eblana in 1965

Áine Ní Mhuirí and Máire Ní Ghráinne on Máiréad Ní Ghráda

Talking about Máiréad Ní Ghráda's other plays, "Lá Buí Bealtaine" and the novel "Manannán" which is believed to have been the first ever science fiction novel written in Irish

Ray Yeates talks about Tomás Mac Anna

Ray Yeates talks about Tomás Mac Anna who directed the premiere productions of "An Triail" and "On Trial"