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The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


Róisín Coyle


Róisín took part in the Royal Court's Young Writers' Programme in 2008 and then in the Abbey Theatre's New Playwrights' Programme in 2010. She had readings of her first two plays, Chaos Theory and Wake in the New Theatre in 2009. Following that, her first play, Chaos Theory was produced in the New Theatre in 2010 as part of their New Writing Week. She also has worked as a stage manager for several years.

Playwriting Credits

Play Title Playwright
Noteworthy Róisín Coyle
Sick Róisín Coyle

Assistant Stage Manager

Play Title Playwright
16 Possible Glimpses Marina Carr
Alice in Funderland Raymond Scannell Phillip McMahon

A new musical loosely inspired by the classic story by Lewis Carroll.

Bookworms Bernard Farrell
Hedda Gabler Mark O'Rowe Henrik Ibsen
A new version of Ibsen's original (1890).
John Gabriel Borkman Frank McGuinness Henrik Ibsen

A new version from a literal translation of Ibsen's 1896 play.

Kicking a Dead Horse Sam Shepard
Marble Marina Carr
No Escape Mary Raftery

Compiled and edited by Mary Raftery.

The Bacchae of Baghdad Conall Morrison Euripides
In a new version written by Conall Morrison.
The Dead Frank McGuinness James Joyce
The East Pier Paul Mercier
The Last Days Of a Reluctant Tyrant Tom Murphy (1) Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin
The Passing Paul Mercier

Deputy Stage Manager

Play Title Playwright
Shibari Gary Duggan


Play Title Playwright
Sick Róisín Coyle