Ballinamore Drama Festival Results

Overall Winner at the Ballinamore 32nd Annual Drama Festival. Aine Martin presents the PJ Martin Memorial Cup for the best overall play to Myra Maguire of Estuary Players, Dublin 'The Boys Next Door.' Also pictured Maureen Martin, Chairperson of Ballinamore Drama Festival and Tom Doherty ADA GODA Adjudicator. The Esturary Players also won the Leitrim Guardian Perpetual Cup for the Best Open Play.Photo by Willie Donnellan
Ballinamore’s 32nd Drama festival was held in Ballinamore Community
Centre for nine nights from March 1.

Ballinamore’s 32nd Drama festival was held in Ballinamore Community
Centre for nine nights from March 1.

Best Overall Play (P.J. Martin Memorial Cup): ‘The Boys Next Door’, Estuary Players, Dublin. Open Section.

Best Open Play (Leitrim Guardian Trophy): ‘The Boys Next Door’, Estuary Players 2nd: ‘On Raftery’s Hill’, Yellow Moon Theatre Company, Co. Wexford 3rd: ‘Eden’ The Moat Club, Naas.

Best Producer: Myra Maguire ‘The Boys Next Door’

Best Actress: Aisling Finn as Dinah Raftery in ‘On Raftery’s Hill’

Best Supporting Actress: Fiona O’Gorman as Shalome Raftery in ‘On Raftery’s Hill’

Best Actor: Kevin Bolger as Red Raftery in ‘On Raftery’s Hill’

Best Supporting Actor: Charles McGuinness as Lar in ‘Brothers of The Brush’.

Confined Section.

Best Confined Play (Annette & Michael Martin Trophy): ‘Trad’ Millrace Drama Group, Mullagh. 2nd: ‘Poor Beast in The Rain’, Phoenix Players, Tubbercurry. 3rd: ‘Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors’, Ballycogley Players, Co. Wexford.

Best Producer: Paddy Farrelly, Millrace Drama Group, Mullagh.

Best Actress: Ursula Brennan as Molly in ‘Poor Beast in The Rain’.

Best Supporting Actress: Margaret Whelan as Trible Costello in ‘The Loves of Cass McGuire’.

Best Actor: Liam Daly as Da in ‘Trad’

Best Supporting Actor: Conor Shaffrey as Sal/Fr Rice in ‘Trad’

Best Set: ‘On Raftery’s Hill’, Yellow Moon Theatre Company, Co. Wexford

Audience Award: ‘The Boys Next Door’, Estuary Players

Adjudicator’s Award (Cleendargan Cup): ‘The Boys Next Door’, Estuary Players for Set.