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20th November 2013

BIG HOUSE Festival 2013

Over the August Bank Holiday weekend, we produced the first ever site-specific arts festival in Ireland. The inaugural BIG HOUSE Festival attracted an audience of over […]
8th February 2011

Delayed upload of Day 4 blog from Swampoodle Development we

IN WHICH THE SWAMPOODLE ACTORS ARE AWESOME We’ve reached the midway point of our week-long process, and morning has flown into afternoon into evening into the […]
15th January 2011


I’ve been dreading this moment for a while now, my goodbye to The Performance Corporation. I have now tied up the Swampoodle development week, set up […]
12th January 2011

The Swampoodle actors prove their mettle on the imagination gridiron

Day 3 through the eyes and pen of Jason McCool – full post and photos on his own travel blog. It’s hard to believe I’m already […]
11th January 2011

Our process is off to a thrilling start.

Jason McCool on first day of development – taken from his travel blog: I knew I’d be overestimating the likelihood of my waking up early enough […]
10th January 2011

Jason’s Swampoodle Day 1

Jason McCool, one of our fabulous Swampoodle cast, on his arrival to Castletown House for Swampoodle development – taken from his own blog, well worth a […]
10th January 2011

Full house for Swampoodle development

Happy New Year everyone! We have kicked off 2011 with development of Swampoodle – a co-production between ourselves and our DC friends Solas Nua. It is […]
22nd December 2010

Sunday Times and Irish Theatre Mag picks of the year for Slattery’s Sago Saga “The pick of the bunch, though, was a play that seemed to take itself less seriously. The unfinished and largely forgotten novel Slattery’s Sago Saga […]
21st December 2010

Castletown House Sneachta 2010