JACK - new play on the life of sporting legend Jack Lynch 2017-02-25 08:00:00

JACK- new play to celebrate the life of sporting legend and former Taoiseach JACK LYNCH

 

JACK, a new play by Cork writer Declan Hassett, will play the Ballymaloe Grainstore on Thursday 2nd, Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th March and the Everyman Cork between Wednesday 8th-Saturday 18thMarch 2017. It is being produced and directed by Patrick Talbot.

 

GAA superstar, winner of six All Ireland medals and former Taoiseach, Corkman Jack Lynch was born in 1917. He became not only a sporting folk hero and legend but also one of the most popular politicians ever to be elected on this island.

 

JACK is a new play which marks the centenary of his birth. It looks at not only some of the peaks of an extraordinary career but also its most turbulent period when the peace and security of this country was gravely challenged.   

 

Starring Michael Grennell as Jack Lynch and with Alf McCarthy, Tadhg Dennehy, Peter O’Mahony and Dominic Moore

 

Playwright Declan Hassett is a former editor of the Evening Echo and Arts Editor of the Irish Examiner. His play SISTERS, starring the late Anna Manahan, toured all over Ireland and also played Off Broadway New York. Patrick Talbot is the writer/director of A GREAT ARRANGEMENT, the new play on Michael Collins which premiered in 2016 and GOD BLESS THE CHILD, the play based on stories by Frank O Connor.

 

Tickets cost €26 and are available from www.everymancork.com or by calling the Everyman Box Office on 021 4501673

We are offering a special Group Rate

Groups of 20+ - €21.00

Groups of 10+ - €23.00

Reserve now – pay later – no booking fees apply!

Please contact the Everyman Box Office

by calling 021 4501673 or email groups@everymancork.com

 

Tickets for Ballymaloe Grainstore are available on www.ballymaloegrainstore.com

 







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