Sean Judge, the director of the play by Silken Thomas players, Mercury Fur, which came second in the All-Ireland Drama Festival finals at the weekend, has criticised the adjudicator of the festival, saying “he hadn’t done his homework”.
The adjudicator, Tony Rushforth, has denied this.
Kildare drama groups Prosperous Drama Society and Silken Thomas picked up numerous prizes at the All Ireland Drama Festival
Audi Naas hosted a customer appreciation night with a difference recently when they treated 300 loyal customers to a night at the movies in Odeon cinema Naas.
Vicky Barry’s dance crews proved their metal at the recent Spectrum Street Dance Competition bagging three first place trophies.
THE Nas na Ri Singers rehearsing for their summer concert which takes place on Friday May 17 in Newbridge College Church at 8 pm.
HE’S a sprightly lad, is our Michael Daniel.
Dinner was almost ready last night and nobody came to the table. They were all glued to a gadget.
THE local Fianna Fail organisation staged a table quiz at the Town House Hotel to raise money for the Society of St Vincent De Paul.
It’s a busy time for Prosperous Dramatic Society.
Rebel band the Druids. are relaunching themselves with a new member Mick Dunne at the Rapture Niteclub, the Hamlet Court Hotel Johnstownbridge this coming Saturday evening, May 4. The Druids will be supported by The Legendary Celtic Storm & Kildare band Pyramid. Tickets, €10, can be purchased in the hotel, by phoning Paddy on 085 1557313 or by contacting the band on Facebook
CARAGH soprano Celine Byrne is to perform with internationally famous Spanish tenor Jose Carreras in October at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre.
Good things come to those who wait. And the waiting is over as the line up has been announced for this year’s spectacular 10th Birthday Electric Picnic with Bjork, Fatboy Slim and Arctic Monkeys named as the headline acts.
THE Naas Spiegeltent Festival will not now take place.
MAYNOOTH Musical Society was delighted with the talent on stage for its recent show, Songs of Stage and Screen, writes Henry Bauress.
PLANS will unveiled soon for a major festival of theatre in north Kildare.
ALEXANDER Baburin, Russian-Irish international grandmaster of chess, paid a recent visit to Sallins to meet young chess players.
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Sunday 19 May 2013
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