Christmas at Airfield (2005)

Devised and Directed by Mary Ryan with Margaret Toomey, Doris Cullen and Teresa Dempsey.
Performed in Airfield House, Dundrum

An evening of fun, song and storytelling, warmed with mulled wine and mince pies.

Christmas at Airfield poster


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Teresa Dempsey as Mrs OverendTeresa Dempsey as Mrs Overend, preparing to greet the guests
Greeting guestsMrs Overend (Teresa Dempsey) welcoming guests to the final performance on Saturday.
Cast on stagePart of the cast before the performance Standing (l to r) Crona, Angela, Mary, Teresa, Tony, Anne, Oran, Peter, Gerry, Linda and kneeling in front, Sinead & Emily
Carol singersCarol singers Anne Lucas and Sinead Ni Griofa (above) were also joined by Emily Brew
Crona Ni ConallainCrona Ni Conallain accompanied herself on guitar and also played for the carol singers
Turkey sketchAngela Mills, Gerry Doyle and Mary Ryan getting ready for the 'Turkey Sketch'
Angela MillsAngela Mills
Jim CarrollJim Carroll as the GI surprised with the response to his 'Twelve days of Christmas' presents
Judy McKeeverJudy McKeever as Miss Joyce Grenfell in 'The School Nativity Play'
Kevin FaheyKevin Fahey in character for the veteran remembering 'Christmas in the Trenches'
Linda NolanLinda Nolan who sang in the first and second parts of the show
Mary RyanMary Ryan (Director) as she prepared to recite two poems
Oran O'RuaOran O'Rua in full flight as he told the story of 'The Old Horse Drawn Fire Brigade'
Peter FloodPeter Flood delivering the story of the kindly postman who delivered more than letters and cards at Christmas
Tony McGettiganTony McGettigan, who directed the show for several years in the past, just before one of his two contributions.
Angela Mills and Margaret ToomeyAngela Mills and Margaret Toomey in 'The Fancy Dress Contestants Led Astray'
Declan BrennanDeclan Brennan performed a monologue 'Carol Singing', which was an excerpt from "Cider with Rosie" by Laurie Lee
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