Blackwater Valley Fit Up | 24th Jan - 18th Feb 2024

Written, Directed & Performed: Michael Ryan & Sean Kelleher

Age Suitability: 14+

Running Time: 80min –  no interval

Two friends want a new life but upset the whole parish in the process.

The Parish is a hilarious light comedy in which two actors bring to life a range of characters that can be found in every rural community. Performed with minimal set and supported by a rich soundscape.


Michael Ryan is a professional freelancer in the Performing Arts. He is a performer, playwright and producer. He holds a degree in Drama & Theatre from UCC. He has performed in many professional roles on stage and screen.

Sean Kelleher is an accomplished actor and playwright. He has won multiple awards in the ADCI drama circuit including the Best Actor award in the 2016 All-Ireland One Act Drama festival.

Dates & Venues

Sun July 31st 2022 - Wed August 31st 2022 – 8:00 pm
Ballydehob Community Hall
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Tue August 2nd 2022 – 8:00 pm
Bank House Whiddy Island*
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Wed August 3rd 2022 – 8:00 pm
Kilcrohane Community Hall
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Thu August 4th 2022 – 8:00 pm
Timoleague Community Hall
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Fri August 5th 2022 – 8:00 pm
Sherkin Island Community Hall*
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