About cast & crew
Mary O'Driscoll is a founding member of Carnation Theatre. For over twenty years she has worked as an actor and voice over artist. At the Abbey Theatre she has appeared in celebrated productions of Arah na Pog, The Playboy of the Western World, Six Characters in Search of an Author, Tarry Flynn, Living Quarters and Observatory. At the Druid she has appeared in Philadelphia Here I Come and Silverlands. She has worked with ground breaking theatre companies including Fishamble, Loose Cannon, Pan Pan, Barrabbas and The Performance Corporation. For Film and Tv she has appeared in Falling for a dancer, D.D.U., Fair City, Ballykissangel, Ordinary Decent Criminal, Scup, The Clinic, Royston Vasey, Ros Na Run, Ulysses and Relative Strangers, She has co written and performed in her own work.
Mairead Devlin has been a professional actor for nearly twenty years. In recent times, she has devoted herself to Carnation Theatre, a company she co-founded with Mary O’Driscoll. Other stage work includes a number of tours of An Triail for Aisling Géar, The Taming of the Shrew, Carolan’s Farewell and Bottle of Smoke for Island Theatre, We are What We Witness for Bottom Dog and Alexanderplatz for Balloonatics. Television work includes The Savage Eye (S1, 2 and 3),Killinascully, Fair City and The Clinic. For 3 years, Mairead appeared as Pauline on the popular TG4 drama, Ros na Run. Film work includes Evelyn, The Magnificant Ambersons, The Count of Monte Cristo. Short films include Why The Irish Dance That Way, Crossed Lines and The Kiss of Life.
The South West Team
Martin Cahill has been working in theatre for twenty years, as Designer, Prop Maker, Production Manager but his main work is with Puppets, making and performing with them. He set up No Strings Theatre Company specifically to perform puppet shows for children and has had great commendation for his work. He has toured extensively around Ireland both performing and teaching and has performed for Dublin City Libraries National Book Week and Dublin City Council Childcare Initiatives. He has also worked with Dublin Inner City Schools Collective on their Say No to Bullying Campaign.