Category: Features


Welcome to Ballyturk: darkness, stress and a joker in the pack – The Irish Times

Enda Walsh’s intense new play brings together an all-star cast of Cillian Murphy, Stephen Rea and Mikel Murfi. Are they looking forward to being put under ‘tremendous strain’ by Walsh? A new play by Enda Walsh is bound to cause a stir…

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Double Act: Cillian Murphy and good friend Enda Walsh discuss art, film, theatre and fame – Irish Independent

Enda Walsh poses the questions as he interviews Cillian Murphy in the Irish Independent.  Click here to read the full interview. Moderated by Darragh McManus for Irish Independent Weekend 28.06.14

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Cillian Muphy happier on stage than chasing stardom – Irish Examiner

He has made it big in film and on TV but Cillian Murphy is happier on stage than chasing stardom. Now he’s set to return to where it all began, writes Alan O’Riordan. IN A world where every possible career…

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Stephen Rea and Enda Walsh on Sunday with Miriam

Stephen Rea and Enda Walsh stop in to talk to Miriam O’Callaghan about working together on Ballyturk on Sunday with Miriam on 22nd June. You can listen in here. 

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Enda Walsh’s Ballyturk: dabbling with mortality in our own private universes – The Irish Times

Enda Walsh didn’t break it to his daughter gently. “I can still remember her little face and that incredulous look on it,” says the playwright, in a tone somewhere between empathy and amusement. The six-year-old had just asked her father about…

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Cillian Murphy on the Marian Finucane Show

Cillian Murphy joined Marian Finucane on RTE Radio 1 on Saturday 21st June to talk about Ballyturk. You can listen in here. 

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Ballyturk – Just where are we? – Galway Advertiser

Enda Walsh discusses new play set to premier in Galway THE REALISATION that one day we die, and that this existence is over, never to be re-experienced, hits two men one night as they sit at home, sending them on…

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Cillian Murphy and Stephen Rea to take lead roles on Irish stage this summer – Irish Independent

A stellar cast of Ireland’s greatest theatre talent will return to the Irish stage this summer when they join forces at the Galway Arts Festival. Internationally acclaimed actors Cillian Murphy and Stephen Rea will appear in the world premiere of…

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Murphy, Murfi, Walsh and Rea: partners in play heading for Galway – The Irish Times

Galway Arts Festival is hoping to emulate the success of its 2011 co- productionMisterman with a new show starring Cillian Murphy and written by Enda Walsh. Ballyturk will see Murphy return to the stage, alongside Mikel Murfi and Stephen Rea, in a new show from Landmark Productions. It will…

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