The production featured a young Donal McCann (in two parts), later to achieve national and international fame as an actor, Maire O’Neill (Lady Macbeth), later of the Abbey theatre, the future film director Bob Quinn (Banquo), as well as Mike Murphy (Macduff).


Another ‘high’ during the decade was a production of Hamlet at the newly restored Casletown House, in 1969 by the late Liam McGuinness, a long time stalwart, and later President, who first joined the Society in 1952 and remained active until the mid-1990s. The main hallway of the House was used for the setting and […]