West Cork Fit Up | 9th Jul - 4th Aug 2024


Presented by Fishamble: The New Play Company

Written and Performed by: Pat Kinevane

Directed by: Jim Culleton

Produced by: Eva Scanlan

Age Suitability: 14+

Running Time: 95mins – no interval

A unique collage of Kabuki dance and Irish storytelling.

‘Forgotten’ has been a huge international success for Fishamble during the past decade. It is a captivating portrayal of four elderly characters living in retirement homes around Ireland. Pat Kinevane’s haunting performance brings to life these sometimes forgotten voices of society.‘


★★★★★ ‘incredibly moving and unequivocally beautiful…immediate and compelling’ – The Scotsman

★★★★★ ‘exceptional solo show…a bravura display by Kinevane, full of robust vitality and a roguish, twink-
ling wit’  – The Herald

‘Drop everything. Book now…captivating, moving and – yes – even unforgettable’ – Irish Times

‘a piece of theatre not easily forgotten…its best moments linger in the mind and haunt you on the way home, and after, maybe…a performance of rare authority and completeness…a seductive, compelling quality, performed with grace and rigour.’  – Sunday Tribune


Pat Kinevane’s other plays for Fishamble include Silent, Underneath, The Nun’s Wood and The Plains of Enna. He has worked as an actor in theatre, film, radio and television for the past seventeen years. Credits include Black Day at Blackrock, A Mother’s Love’s A Blessing, King Arthur, Ballykissangel, I Keano and The Late Late Show Murder Mystery.

Dates & Venues

Sun January 20th 2019 – 8:00 pm
The Palace Theatre, Fermoy
Tickets at door

Tue January 22nd 2019 – 8:00 pm
Muintir na Tíre, Buttevant
Tickets at door

Thu January 24th 2019 – 8:00 pm
Meelin Community Hall
Tickets at door

Please note: tickets available on the door and doors open 30min before show start time.

Fishamble is an internationally acclaimed Irish theatre company, dedicated to the discovery, development and production of new work.