Bunclody-Kilmyshall Drama Group present “The Good Father” by Christian O’Reilly



The play is a heartfelt comic and moving drama that charts a journey of love, loss and redemption. Tim and Jane are from different sides of the class divide, but after a random meeting at a New Year’s Eve party leads to unexpected events, they attempt to form a relationship against all the odds.


JaneMairéad Connaughton
TimPárdraig D’Arcy


DirectorKieran Tyrrell
Stage ManagerLiam Farrell
LightingGrace Dunbar
 John Donohoe
Lighting DesignKevin McEvoy
 Grace Dunbar
SoundJohn Donohoe
 Grace Dunbar
Sound DesignGrace Dunbar
 Kieran Tyrell
Make Up / CostumesGerry Kinsella
 Marian McDonald
Production Co-ordinatorRory Kinsella
Set DesignChris Atkinson
 Kieran Tyrell
Set ConstructionChris Atkinson
 Michael Dunbar
 John Masterson
PropsBarbara McCombe
BackstageMichael Dunbar
 Tim Connaughton
 Catherine Finn
 Conor Stephenson
 Rebecca Murphy
 Marian McDonald
 Gerry Kinsella

About The Group

The group was formed in 1998 and has been performing on the festival circuit ever since. In 2007 the group won the All-Ireland Confined Drama Final. Since then they have appeared in the Open Finals in Athlone on Five occasions, taking home many acting and stage management awards.