Welcome to the ADCI homepage

The Amateur Drama Council of Ireland (A.D.C.I) is the federation of amateur drama festivals for the whole of Ireland - North and South. A.D.C.I was founded in 1952 and has coordinated the running of preliminary drama festivals and All Ireland festivals ever since. The principal objects of the Council are to foster, develop, promote and encourage amateur drama in Ireland and to organise annually All Ireland Drama Festivals.

Three-Act Festival Contacts 2018
Three-Act festival Organisers 2018
Three-Act Festival Application Form 2018
Three-Act Festival Application Form 2018
Important Dates for One-Act Competition

1st August 2017
Groups should apply for a registration number and official application form from the Secretary of the Joint Committee, Jackie Scanlan at jscanlan00@gmail.com (087 2679577) stating the following details:

  1. Group Name:
  2. Contact:
  3. Telephone:
  4. Email:
  5. Name of Play:
  6. Author:
  7. Open or Confined Section:

27th August 2017
Registration numbers and official application forms will be released after the DLI/ADCI Joint Committee meeting.

1st September 2017
Groups may apply to all festivals from this date on the official application form issued by the Joint Committee.

One-Act Festival Contacts 2017
One-Act festival Organisers 2017