Stage-Irishness: A Public Inquiry

  • Kirstin Smith (Speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic lecture/debate/seminar


This inquiry investigates the legacies of Stage Irishness, and whether it should finally
be banished from the Irish stage once and for all. Taking evidence from ‘witnesses’
such as historians, critics and performers, this inquiry’s appointed jury will try to
come to some conclusions, making recommendations for the casting and performing
– or not – of Stage-Irish roles in the future. Jury and Witnesses include:
Nicholas Daly, Tanya Dean, Rosaleen McDonagh, Lionel Pilkington, Brian
Singleton, Kirstin Smith, Maeve Stone.
Period25 Feb 2022
Event typePublic lecture/seminar/debate
LocationUnited Kingdom