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The Eugene O’Neill International Festival of Theatre

October 13, 2022 - October 16, 2022


The Eugene O’Neill International Festival of Theatre in New Ross, Ireland is a cultural and civic celebration of the strong ties between Ireland and the United States exemplified by O’Neill’s Irish heritage.
Eugene O’Neill’s father James, along with James’ parents and siblings, lived in Tinneranny, Ireland, and emigrated to the United States from nearby New Ross.
Eugene O’Neill wrote his elder son, “The one thing that explains more than anything about me is the fact that I’m Irish.”
The cultural tie between the two countries is reinforced by a partnership between the O’Neill Ancestral Trust of New Ross and the Eugene O’Neill Foundation, Tao House, of Danville, California. Together they present the Eugene O’Neill International Festival of Theatre. The cultural ties also created a civic bond between New Ross and Danville, which are now Friendship City partners.
For further information regarding the New Ross festival and to make reservations, please contact Sean Reidy. seanreidyirl@gmail.com Sean’s co-founder Dan McGovern would also be happy to chat with you about the New Ross festival. danielwmcgovern@gmail.com


Check out the International Festival of Theatre brochure HERE