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Ray Mac Mánais


Ray Mac Mánais was born in Ardoyne, Belfast, and now lives in Co. Meath. He has written poetry, children’s books, plays, and television scripts for RTÉ and BBC, and has been awarded prizes in numerous literary and music competitions. He was appointed the President’s (Mary McAleese) Irish tutor in 1997 following her election and has also written her biography. He is principal of an all-Irish primary school in Dublin.

Playwriting Credits

Play Title Playwright
Cochaillín Dearg Ray Mac Mánais
Luaithrín Ray Mac Mánais


Play Title Playwright
Mac a' Stanley Aodh Ó Domhnaill
Aistrithe ó Die Dreigroschenoper [The Threepenny Opera] le Brecht agus Weill.