Third & Best Sound in Newry, Trish Best Actress and Best Lighting in Carrickmore

‘The Real Thing’ came third in the Newry Drama Festival and also won the award for Best Sound and Music. Richard Hurst was nominated for best actor, Rachel O’Connor and Louise Larkin were both nominated for the best supporting actress award.

In Carrickmore, Trish Keane won the Best Actress Award, and we took home the award for Imaginative Lighting. Hopes of making it to the All Ireland Final in Athlone have been put on hold, but ‘The Real Thing’ came Second in one festival and Third in four others, received numerous individual and group awards, for acting, stage management, sound and light, which is a great accomplishment for all involved. Well done everyone!


First – Bunclody

Second – Prosperous

Third – Ballyshannon


First – Cornmill

Second – Lifford

Third – Dalkey