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Participating artist 2021

Liam McCarthy

Limerick City & County

https://twitter.com/LiamMc_Carthy

About the artist

Liam is a writer and drama facilitator. He has worked, in various capacities, for several theatre companies and festivals in Ireland and abroad.

As a playwright, he has participated in Druid Theatre’s FUEL programme, Corcadorca’s SHOW festival, Brighton Fringe’s WINDOW initiative and “Words, Words, Words” at The Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. His play Mam and Love and Woo (a commission from Belltable) was recently awarded the Wilde Irish Writer Bursary from Dublin Fringe. His play for younger audiences, Fergal, has been supported by Branar’s Tiny Show’s initiative 2020 and by Irish Theatre Forum’s MAKE programme in January 2021.

Liam has worked as Engagement and Participation Coordinator at The Ark Children’s Cultural Centre, supporting The Ark team to deliver inclusive and participative arts experiences to children. He has also taught at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. He studied Drama and English and Trinity College, Dublin and at UC Berkeley, California.

Liam McCarthy

Liam McCarthy

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