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  • We caught up with Dani Galligan and made her look deep into her soul with our soul searching questions. Well, at least we made her Google herself which you couldn't, wouldn't, shouldn't have done in our day but how and ever... So Dani - where can we find you online? I had never googled myself. [Googles herself.] Now I have. I'm disappointed. Introduce yourself please. An astrology book once described me as tactless, reckless and confused. Have you participated in The 24 Hour Plays in aid of Dublin Youth Theatre before? If yes what is your fondest/ most nightmare causing memories? If no what are you looking forward to/ terrified of? Nope but I'm looking forward to much divilment and

  • Our next #24HrDub Creative Team member to chat with us is Morgan C. Jones. He was born in Dublin. He is known for character TV roles in Quantico, Nowhere Fast, (with #24HrDub Alums Alison Spittle and Clare Monnelly) Red Rock, Game of Thrones, Ripper Street, Fair City, Vikings, Penny Dreadful and Frankenstein Chronicles. Film credits include The Guarantee, The Fox, and Detainment which as Will O'Connell, one of our 2019 directors, points out is nominated for an Oscar! Morgan has also appeared in many plays, musicals, in improv, and as a stand up comedian. He cut his teeth performing and sketch writing on the groundbreaking 90s TV show Nighthawks (RTE) - notable for its cult following, and as the only

  • Aine Ni Laoghaire in Factory Girls, directed by Julie Kelleher

    Well this Gaeilgeoir's heart soared when she read Áine Ní Laoghaire's biography - we'll have a #24HrDub as Gaeilge any day now!  Áine trained as an actress at the BA in Acting Studies,The Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College and as a screen actor at Bow Street. Áine has just wrapped on The Abbey Theatre’s tour of Mise, Micheal, following on from her appearances in both Dublin Theatre Festival’s My Name Is Language and Dublin Fringe Festival’s Billy. Other recent work includes it’s getting harder and harder for me (The Mac, Belfast) Neon Western (Cork Midsummer Festival and Dublin Fringe Festival) Mise, Mollser (Abbey Theatre) Factory Girls (Everyman Theatre, Cork; our featured image above is from this production which was directed

  • Amy O_Dwyer_Lockdown (Al Craig)

    Amy O'Dwyer is an Irish actress and singer. You may know her from her dramatic exit from RTE's Fair City where she played Hannah Mark until early 2018. (Killed off by #24HrDub alumnus Marcus Lamb, the rogue!) Amy has appeared in many theatre productions both in Ireland and the UK - you can find out more about previous and upcoming productions on her own website. She graduated with a distinction from the London School of Musical Theatre and studied a BA in Drama and Theatre at Trinity College Dublin. When not acting, she works in radio as a news reader and presenter. Amy also dabbles in production most recently working on the podcast ALL ABOUT DIS'. She is represented by Frontline

  • 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 spare! Introduce yourself please. You can even describe yourself as your granny would. I'm Nichola MacEvilly! I was accidentally born in Cavan but was bread and buttered in Sligo! I trained at Rose Bruford in London and have an MA from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. I then continued living there for FAR TOO LONG but am now living and working in Ireland.

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