‘Looking Back Across the Water’
‘Looking Back Across the Water’ is a compilation of monologues, written by members of the Irish diaspora living in Great Britain. For this project we asked people to write a monologue which revealed told the stories why some Irish people had chosen to make their home in Great Britain since 1921. Here is the video:
For this project we recorded why a particular Irish song meant so much to the following people.
‘The Rose of Tralee’ to Ethel Corduff
‘Bless This House’ to Hugh
‘The Fields of Athenry’ to Sinead Savage
‘Bi Thusa Mo Shuile’ to Crystal Baigent
‘Danny Boy’ to Daniel Kearney
‘Mheilte Cheann Dubhrann’ to Margaret Felton
Green Curtain theatre was set up eleven years ago to create, produce and stage theatre which told the stories of Irish people who had made their home in Great Britain.