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Nichola MacEvilly, #24HrDub actor, is getting into jigsaws.

Back in Ireland and back on The Abbey Theatre stage, Nichola MacEvilly is one of our team of actors this year. We hope her new pup and her jigsaws survive The 24 Hours without her. Oh and word to the wise, Nichola, there is no point bringing your knitting… you won’t have a minute to […]

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Will O’Connell loves onstage costume changes.

Will O’Connell is obviously quite mad. Not content with acting in ​NIGHT LETTERS by Ross Dungan as part of our 2014 productions alongside Karen Ardiff and Jay Duffy, he obviously decided his director Peter Daly had an easy time of it and has returned as one of our directors this year.  We’ll soon learn him! We highly recommend […]

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Aaron Monaghan has been on the Abbey stage before. But not like this…

 We are delighted to welcome Aaron Monaghan to the #24HrDub Family for 2019. Aaron Monaghan is an Ensemble Member with Druid Theatre and the Artistic Director of Livin’ Dred Theatre Co. and we are thrilled to have him on our Creative Team this year.  He will be acting in one of six brand new plays […]

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Thommas Kane Byrne, an average inner city princess, gracing #24HrDub with his presence

We were so excited about our creative team announcements recentlhy on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. We have a really interesting posse this year! We can’t wait to see some interesting combos coming out of the Meet and Greet on the Saturday night before the performance. I’m getting chills just thinking about the nerves and excitement! […]

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Julie Kelleher is not looking forward to #24HrDub sleep deprivation

Let’s not tell her that the directors don’t have to stay up all night… the play will be trippy, man! As you’ll see from her introduction below, Julie is no slacker, having directed five full length productions since taking up the reins as Artistic Director of The Everyman in Cork. This includes The Strange Undoing of […]

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Welcome back to #24HrDub Aoibheann Mary Noelle Caoimhe (no joke) still McCaul

We kicked off by asking Aoibheann McCaul’s full name. We weren’t disappointed. We love the big names here in #24HrDub HQ. We love it when folks come back to take part in The 24 Hours Plays in aid of Dublin Youth Theatre supported by BNP Paribas Real Estate. It means that which didn’t kill them […]

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Susan Bracken is a keen maker of New Years Resolutions

Susan Bracken joins the #24HrDub team as an actor. She trained in the US and worked for several years in London.  She made her Dublin debut in Jan ’16 playing Tekla in Strindberg’s Creditors with Ronan Leahy, directed by Aoife Spillane-Hinks (a #24HrdDub alumni!), followed by Paul Kennedy’s The Best Place for Love, and Goneril […]

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Sam Atwell wishes he could have picked oranges with Brando or apples with Eve

One of our writers this year, Sam Atwell is an Aussie living in Ireland for the craic and the weather, Sam predominantly works in television and is the Series Consultant for Fair City. He cut his television teeth on Home and Away as an actor, director, editor and writer. He has written and directed for […]

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Aidan Crowe, bringing his backstage fabulousness onstage for #24HrDub 2018

Aidan Crowe, one of our 2018 cast memebers,  is also a long time member of the #24HrDub family having been our production manager for 5 years. We missed him very much last year while he was on tour. Aidan began acting at the age of 12 with Spotlight Stage School and after completing the two […]

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Maria Doyle Kennedy announced as #24HrDub 2018 Musical Guest

We’re SO excited to reveal the musical guest for The 24 Hour Plays in aid of Dublin Youth Theatre supported by BNP Paribas Real Estate this year. We are delighted to announce that Maria Doyle Kennedy will be performing live on stage accompanied on guitar by Kieran Kennedy. Straight from a national tour, Maria is an […]