The Playhouse Theatre and Peacebuilding Academy presents

12th Dec 2018
Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin
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Old Ground

Buried Stories 

Deep Roots

The earth beneath our feet takes no sides.


An evocative dance theatre production exploring our troubled past through a fusion of original poetry and music and performed by a professional and community cast. 

Choreographed by Eileen McClory 

Poetry Maria McManus 

Music Keith Acheson

The artist overseeing this in collaboration with her support team is Eileen McClory prominent Artistic Director, choreographer, and movement specialist - and her production team of, composer, poet, and designer. TURF has been developed from source material: memories, writings / poetry, experiences of amny of the performers who have taken part in production, storytelling, and memoir workshops.

The Playhouse’s Theatre Peace and Building Academy Project has received funding from the EU Peace IV for a programme of projects that seek to explore and give expression to lived expression and memory particularly those connected to all experiences of The Troubles. The Playhouse has a strong record of developing arts and peacebuilding initiatives in partnership with a wide variety of statutory and community / voluntary sector agencies with the aims of promoting a wide range of personal / social benefits including community relations development, conflict transformation, truth recovery, social inclusion & personal development.