New Play

My new three-act comedy ‘Marrying Mike’ is now available. You can look up details in the Three Act Plays section.
Eligible bachelor farmer Mike Fogarty suddenly announces that he is looking for a wife. Mike’s scheming friend Barney O’Toole plots to hook him up with his good-time sister Colette for what will be a very short wedding. Mike’s friend Kate O’Sullivan discovers the scheme and is determined to stop it.
Cast: 4M 3F

A copy of the script is available on request as are scripts of all my other plays.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Butt Drama Circle presents ‘For Better, For Worse’

The Butt Drama Circle presents my play ‘For Better, For Worse’ for three nights in The Balor Arts Centre, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal from August 23rd to 25th. This play is a sequel to ‘The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley’
I wish the group every success with the production.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Premiere Of ‘Finders Keepers’ Deferred

Due to unforeseen circumstances the premiere of my play ‘Finders Keepers’, which was scheduled to open in Dunkerrin, Co. Offaly tonight has been postponed until the new year.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Premiere Of ‘Finders Keepers’

I’m delighted to be able to announce that my play ‘Finders Keepers’ is having its first staging on Saturday, November 26th by Dunkerrin Drama Group in Co. Offaly. Performances also on Sunday, the 27th and Wednesday the 30th.
Plot: Bernie Bennett is a hard-working, single farmer in her forties who has an on-off relationship with another local farmer, Michael Kennedy. When Bernie tries to
pressure Michael into making a commitment, he panics and backs off. By the time he changes his mind Bernie has fallen for well-to-do farmer Sam Cullen whom Michael already dislikes intensely. Matters are further complicated by Bernie’s half-sister Shelagh, who is sharing a house with her.
I’d like to wish Dunkerrin Drama Group every success with the production.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Ticket For Trouble

Ballycogley Players in Wexford are staging four performances of my one-act play ‘A Ticket For Trouble’ as past of their ‘Night Of Comedy’ along with Paul Maher’s ‘Walter’s Bad Day’ in the coming weeks.
It starts in Our Lady’s Island Community Centre on Saturday night next, October 22nd.
Other dates and venues are:
Sunday, October 23rd: Stella Maris Centre, Kilmore Quay
Friday, October 28th: Ballycogley Hall
Sunday, October 30th: Carrig-On-Bannow Community Centre
All performances start at 8pm

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Butt Drama Circle’s Production Of ‘The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley’ Concludes With Standing Ovation

The Butt Drama Circle’s production of my play ‘The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley’ concluded on Friday night last with a standing ovation. The final two nights were sell-out nights.
Feedback and audience reaction have been very positive.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Butt Drama Circle’s Production Of ‘The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley’.

The Butt Drama Circle’s production of ‘The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley’ takes places from August 24th-26th.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Gabriel Foley On Stage Again In August

I was delighted to hear today that The Butt Drama Circle is staging ‘The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley’ in The Balor Arts Centre in Ballybofey, Co. Donegal on August 24th, 25th and 26th. The director is Susan Doherty.
The group is currently in rehearsals with the play.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

‘For Better, For Worse’ in Mountmellick

Mountmellick Macra is staging my three-act comedy ‘For Better, For Worse’ in the Macra Hall, Mountmellick this weekend, June 17th-19th starting at 8.15p.m. each night.
The play is a sequel of sorts to’The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley’ and features five of the characters from the first play – Gabriel, Aggie (his mother), Lucy (his aunt), Chrissie (now his wife) and Liam (his friend and adviser).
I wish the group every success with the production.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Play: The Perfect Match

I am currently working on a new three-act comedy, ‘The Perfect Match’. It’s my 24th three-act comedy and I have been writing it for the past few months.
I am on Act 3 at the moment, but I am still editing and it’ll be a while before it’s finished.
It tells the story of the tentative relationship between Claire and Anthony, which is threatened when their mothers fall out.
I’ll post updates as they happen.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment