An Grianán Productions presents

Jimmy’s Winnin’ Matches

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An Grianán Productions presents

Jimmy's Winnin' Matches

Due to circumstances beyond their control, the performances of Jimmy’s Winnin’ Matches from 20th to the 22nd July at An Grianán Theatre will not be able to go ahead as planned, and will instead take place on the 24th, 25th and 26th August. An Grianán Productions sincerely regret any inconvenience caused. All ticket holders will be offered the opportunity to exchange their tickets for the new dates, or receive a full refund. For further enquiries, call the box office on Tel +3535 (0) 7491 20777.

The GAA has often been described as the heart and soul of rural Ireland. In Kieran Kelly’s play we discover just what that means through the eyes of Danielle “Dodo” O’Donnell.

Donegal take to the field for the 2012 All Ireland final, and as the ball arcs high towards the waiting Michael Murphy, she recalls the highs and lows, and the ups and downs she’s experienced over the twenty years since Donegal last won the All Ireland.

There’s tears and laughter, heartbreak and love, and wins and losses; all brilliantly portrayed by Louise Conaghan, as she introduces to a whole host of colourful characters along the way.

Themes of emigration, unemployment, isolation, triumph and despair are touched on in this warm-hearted comedy drama, about a woman discovering what is truly important in life, and her place in it.

“You want to know the secret about football? You have to get back up again, every time you’re hit …”

  • Presented by An Grianán Theatre Productions
  • Performed by Louise Conaghan
  • Written by Kieran Kelly
  • Directed by Patrick McBrearty

The title of the play is used by kind permission of Rory Gallagher, and taken from his song Jimmy’s Winning Matches by Rory and The Island.

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Duration: 80 minutes, no interval

Age Suitability: Contains strong language and adult subject matter. Recommended ages 14+

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