DLI/ADCI Playwriting Award 2020 AWARDS Results!
DLI/ADCI Playwriting Award 2020
What an amazing response there was this to this year’s DLI/ADCI New Playwriting Competition with an unprecedented number of entries of 58 One Act plays.
The adjudicating panel members of Walker Ewart, Anne Mekitarian and Trish Keane have reached their decisions and the results were announced at 7pm on Thursday 17th December 2020 in a video presentation posted simultaneously on the DLI and ADCI Facebook pages.
Jim Culleton, Fishamble, kindly opened the Awards Ceremony. The speakers were Joanne Keane (DLI Chairperson, ADCI/DLI Joint Committee Chairperson), Aidan Reidy (ADCI President), Walker Ewart (Chairperson Playwriting Adjudicating Panel), Ollie Kenny (DLI Vice Chairperson, ADCI/DLI Joint Committee Secretary) and Irene Kelliher (Winner of the DLI/ADCI Playwriting Award 2020).
Many thanks to Peadar Kenny (Tech Support).
Congratulations to Irene Kelliher who won the coveted prize of a residential writing week at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakkerig sponsored by the ADCI/DLI Joint Committee (the 6&6).
- A Safe Passage by Irene Kelleher.
1st runner up.
- The Centipede by Frank Houlihan
2nd runner up
- Champions by Peter Trant
Locked In by Freda Donoghue
Fellini’s Dalmatian by Niall Hunter
In the Pale Moonlight by Diarmuid McGuinness
Whistling Against the Wind by Sarah McKenna Dunne
Isolation by Catherine McKiernan
Awards Ceremony Photo Above L-R: Joanne Keane (DLI Chairperson, 6&6 ADCI/DLI Joint Committee Chairperson) Ollie Kenny (DLI Vice-Chairperson, 6&6 ADCI Joint Committee Secretary) Jim Culleton (Fishamble) Walker Ewart (Playwriting Award Committee Chairperson) Aidan Reidy (ADCI President) Michael Johnston (ADCI Chairperson) Photos: Ian Flavin, Tom Cullinane