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20.09.2014
Terry Byrne to adjudicate 2015 Drama Festival
We are delighted to welcome Terry Byrne, A.D.A.to adjudicate our 2015 festival which will run from 6th - 14th March More

2014 Results

Open     Confined  


Date Group Play Author Results
Fri 7th March Kilmeen Drama Group The Walworth Farce' Enda Walsh  
Sat 8th March Compántas Lir 'Eclipsed' Patricia Burke Brogan  
Sun 9th March Prosperous Dramatic Society 'Boeing Boeing' Marc Camoletti 1st
Mon 10th March Take 5 'Little Gem' Elaine Murphy 3rd
Tues 11th March Thurles Drama Group
'A View From The Bridge' Arthur Miller 2nd
Wed 12th March Glenamaddy Players 'Agnes Of God' John Pielmeir 2nd
Thurs 13th March Estuary Players 'The Plough and The Stars' Sean O'Casey 3rd
Friday 14th March Bunclody/Kilmyshall DG 'April Bright' Dermot Bolger  
Sat 15th March Kilmuckridge Drama Group 'The Weir' Conor McPherson 1st

Best Director Open: Lurlene Duggan, Prosperous Dramatic Society
Best Director Confined: Michael Johnston, Kilmuckridge Drama Group
Best Actor Open: Robert Massey Prosperous Dramatic Society
Best Actress Open: Aisling O’Neill, Prosperous Dramatic Society
Best Supporting Actor Open: Donal Ryan,Thurles Drama Group
Best Supporting Actress Open: Zita McGarry Kelly, Prosperous Dramatic Society
Best Actor Confined: Michael Murphy, Kilmuckridge Drama Group.
Best Actress Confined: Anna Flaherty,Glenamaddy Players
Best Supporting Actor Confined: Sean Gahan, Kilmuckridge Drama Group.
Best Supporting Actress Confined: Niamh O’Flanagan, Glenamaddy Players
Best Stage Setting: Vincent Donohue Estuary Player
Adjudicator’s Award: David McElgunn, Thurles Drama Group
Pat Connaughton Memorial Award: ‘A Magic Moment in Theatre’ The Kiss, Thurles Drama Group

23.11.2013
2014 Programme




06.11.2013

2014 Drama Festival programme finalised
Thank you all for showing such interest in applying to Roscommon Drama Festival. Due to unprecedented demand for the 9 places available we regret to advise groups not to submit any further applications. Line up will be announced as soon as groups are informed. Once again, thank you all for showing such interest in applying to Roscommon.

17.09.2013
Imelda McDonagh to adjudicate 2014 Drama Festival
We are delighted to welcome Imelda McDonagh to adjudicate our 2014 Drama Festival. Imelda holds an M.A. in Theatre Studies, is a qualified Make-Up artist and holds a Licentiate (Speech and Drama) from the London College of Music. She has had extensive involvement in theatre as both actress and director.
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10.03.2013
Roscommon Drama Festival 2013

The curtain drew on the 2013 Roscommon Drama Festival last Saturday night March 9th following 9 nights of excellent drama at Roscommon Arts Centre. The festival concluded with adjudicator Michael Poynor, A.D.A,, G.O.D.A., announcing the results.

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23.02.2013
The festival was officially launched in Roscommon County Library on Wednesday 20th February.
The Roscommon Drama Festival will run for nine nights with visiting drama groups competing for awards and nominations to the RTE All Ireland Finals in Athlone.
Click here to see some pics from the occasion


29.11.2012

2013 Programme



18.09.2012
Looking forward to 2013 Festival
We are delighted to welcome Michael Poynor. A.D.A.to adjudicate our 2013 festival which will run from 1st - 9th March. More

11.03.2012
2012 Results
The curtain drew on the 2012 Roscommon Drama Festival last Saturday night March 10th following 9 nights of excellent drama at Roscommon Arts Centre. The festival concluded with adjudicator Brendan Murray ADA, announcing the results.
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24.02.2012
Drama Festival Launched
The 2012 Roscommon Drama Festival was officially launced at Roscommon County Library on Thursday 23rd February. Pictures from the event can be seen at the following link. click here


Expressions of Interest

Roscommon Drama Festival is now open for expressions of interest via applications by 1st December for the 2012 Festivial in Roscommon Arts Centre which will run from the 2nd to 10th March

23.08.2011
Looking forward to 2012 Festival
Our Adjudicator for our 2012 festival is Brandan Murray A.D.A. Brendan is a graduate of the Gaiety School of Acting and UCD, holding an honours MA in Modern Drama Studies. More

13.03.2011
2011 Results
The curtain drew on the 2011 Roscommon Drama Festival last Saturday night March 12th following 9 nights of excellent drama at Roscommon Arts Centre. The festival concluded with adjudicator Paula Dempsey announcing the results, and the big winners were Prosperous Dramatic Society from County Kildare.
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2011 Roscommon Drama Festival
We are pleased to publish our 2011 Drama Festival Programme. We would like to express our sincere thanks to all Groups who applied for entry to our Festival. To those who were unsuccessful we wish them well on the Festival circuit. We look forward to offering the visiting Groups a memorable visit to our Festival.
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30.07.2010
Looking forward to next year's Festival
Our Adjudicator for our 2011 Drama Festival is Paula Dempsey. Paula is a director of Laois Youth Theatre, formerly an actor and director on the Amateur circuit and currently a professional actress on both the stage and national radio. The festival will run from 4th to 12th March 2011.

15.03.2010
Roscommon Drama Festival Results 2010
Shoestring Theatre Company for 'The Salvage Shop' scoop top awards at Roscommon Drama Festival
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25.02.2010
The festival was officially launched in Roscommon County Library on Wednesday 24th February.
The Roscommon Drama Festival will run for nine nights with visiting drama groups competing for awards and nominations to the RTE All Ireland Finals in Athlone.
Click here to see some pics from the occasion

10.09.2009
2010 Adjudicator appointed
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