Amateur Drama Council of Ireland

 

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. 

 

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Amateur Drama Council of Ireland

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Welcome to the new website of the Amateur Drama Council of Ireland. Well done to all of our member festivals for a successful 2022 Full-Length Festival Circuit. Congratulations to all groups who participated on the Festival Circuit despite the challenges faced this year.

Well done to the Open and Confined Groups who qualified for their respective All Ireland Finals. Huge congratulations to Kilmuckridge Drama Group who won the Bostik All Ireland Confined Drama Finals, and to Ballyduff Drama Group who won the RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival. Congratulations to all of the deserving award winners also. 

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The Amateur Drama Council of Ireland (ADCI) is a voluntary organisation. The ADCI currently has 37 Full-Length member festivals and 9 One-Act member festivals across the island of Ireland.

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Photos from Ballina ONE ACT Drama Festival's post ...

Delighted to have Niamh McGrath as our special guest in opening this year's All Ireland One Act Finals here in Ballina Arts Centre

Niamh originally from Enniscrone is a household name across the theatre world.

Be sure to check out her one woman show - GobBean happening here in the arts centre on 9th December.

A big thanks to Niamh for being our guest and a great support to us in Ballina One Act Drama Festival.

#BallinaOneActDramaFestival #DramaLeagueofIreland #OneActPlays #AmateurDramaCouncilOfIreland #BreakALeg
#AmateurDramatics #AmDramIreland #AllIrelandOneActFinals #Drama #WildAtlanticWay #Mayo

Drama League of Ireland Amateur Drama Council of Ireland Association of Drama Adjudicators Ballina Manor Hotel Connacht Print and Signs Imprint Ballina
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Delighted to have Niamh McGrath as our special guest in opening this years All Ireland One Act Finals here in Ballina Arts Centre 

Niamh originally from Enniscrone is a household name across the theatre world.

Be sure to check out her one woman show - GobBean happening here in the arts centre on 9th December.

A big thanks to Niamh for being our guest and a great support to us in Ballina One Act Drama Festival.

#BallinaOneActDramaFestival #DramaLeagueofIreland #OneActPlays #AmateurDramaCouncilOfIreland #BreakALeg 
#AmateurDramatics #AmDramIreland #AllIrelandOneActFinals #Drama #WildAtlanticWay #Mayo 

Drama League of Ireland Amateur Drama Council of Ireland Association of Drama Adjudicators Ballina Manor Hotel Connacht Print and Signs Imprint Ballina

Some special treats on offer tomorrow while you enjoy your stay here in Ballina Town

Starting off with a walking tour of Ballina as we journey through days of past of this market town. Local historian will you at 11:30am at Ballina Arts Centre

For those of you who like to get the 'grey matter' firing on all cylinders please join our very own Trisha on a walking treasure hunt - starting from Jackie Clarke Museum Ballina from midday.

And finally at 3pm in @rousesbar enjoy some trad music and a nice pint of plain!!

For more information please don't hesitate to ask any of our wonderful volunteers and the committee members!!

#BallinaOneActDramaFestival #DramaLeagueofIreland #OneActPlays #AmateurDramaCouncilOfIreland #BreakALeg
#AmateurDramatics #AmDramIreland #AllIrelandOneActFinals #Drama #WildAtlanticWay #Mayo

Drama League of Ireland Amateur Drama Council of Ireland Ballina.ie & Ballina Chamber of Commerce
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Some special treats on offer tomorrow while you enjoy your stay here in Ballina Town 

Starting off with a walking tour of Ballina as we journey through days of past of this market town.  Local historian will you at 11:30am at Ballina Arts Centre

For those of you who like to get the grey matter firing on all cylinders please join our very own Trisha on a walking treasure hunt - starting from Jackie Clarke Museum Ballina from midday.

And finally at 3pm in @rousesbar enjoy some trad music and a nice pint of plain!!

For more information please dont hesitate to ask any of our wonderful volunteers and the committee members!!

#BallinaOneActDramaFestival #DramaLeagueofIreland #OneActPlays #AmateurDramaCouncilOfIreland #BreakALeg 
#AmateurDramatics #AmDramIreland #AllIrelandOneActFinals #Drama #WildAtlanticWay #Mayo 

Drama League of Ireland Amateur Drama Council of Ireland Ballina.ie & Ballina Chamber of Commerce