An Sean Duine Óg Ar Ais!

Nov 3, 2023

The scientist has found a rare specimen. But how can they communicate when they do not speak the same language?

An rud is annamh is iontach. Conas cumarsáid a chruthú gan na focail chearta?

Rehearsals for An Sean Duine Óg by Grace Kiely. Photo by Zé Bateira.

Graffiti and writer Grace Kiely are excited to introduce you to the wonderful Ukrainian anthropologist Dr. Zoryana Dankó whose expertise in finding out what makes people tick has led her here to Ireland. But can she figure out An Sean Duine Óg?

Join us for this exciting lecture to find out!

The play is in Irish, English … and Ukrainian!

It is aimed at children of all languages in 2nd, 3rd and 4th classes, and lasts approximately 30 minutes.

Beidh an aoi speisialta seo ag roinnt a cuid oibre le daoine anseo in Éireann agus nach mór an onóir dúinn é! Tar linn.

Tá Gaeilge, Béarla agus Ucráinis sa dráma! Dírithe ar pháistí de ghach teanga i Ranganna 2,3 agus 4. D’fhás an gearrdhráma nua seo le Grace Kiely as coimisiúin ó Chomhairle Chontae Chorcaí i gcomhobriú le Graffiti Theatre Company.

Rehearsals for An Sean Duine Óg by Grace Kiely. Photo by Zé Bateira.


This production is available for Public Library & School Performances throughout November.

Minimum booking: 2 performances per school for 2 class groups.

Attendance: 30 students max per show (i.e. 1 class group).

Running Time: 30 minutes.

Cost: €375 (for 2 performances) including a Resource Pack jam-packed with activities and learnings based on the show.

Resource pack includes; Video with the Cast & Creatives, Short written interviews, excerpts from the play, fun creative tasks & activities.

Minimum set-up required (school hall, large class room or library space).

Contact us directly for further information and suitable pricing plans: / 021 439 7111

Rehearsals for An Sean Duine Óg by Grace Kiely. Photo by Zé Bateira.


Written and Directed by Grace Kiely

Performed by Ania Kudriavtseva & Eoin Ó’Dubhghaill

Line Producer Sineád Gallagher

Originally developed & performed by Grace Kiely & Nathalia Marques

Commissioned by Cork County Council in partnership with Graffiti Theatre Company.

Made possible by funding from Cork County Council, Creative Ireland, Arts Council of Ireland, Creative Places West Cork Islands, MEITHEAL Phlean Teanga Chléire, Comharchumann Chléire Teo and Foras na Gaeilge.