Category: Press


The Act of Cillian – RTE Guide

Donal O’Donoghue interviews Cillian Murphy for the RTE Guide. Click here to read the full interview.  

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Review – Arena

Sophie Gorman joins Sean Rocks to review Ballyturk  on Arena. 16.07.14 You can listen in here.

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Enda Walsh and Cillian Murphy on Arena

Enda Walsh and Cillian Murphy join Sean Rocks on Arena on Monday 14th July on the opening night of Ballyturk at the Black Box Theatre in Galway. You can listen in here.

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Review – Irish Independent

‘heartbreakingly tender … riotously funny …. a remarkable achievement’. Sophie Gorman reviews Ballyturk for the Irish Independent on 16.07.14. Click here to read the full review.

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Review – The Irish Times

**** Cillian Murphy ‘underlines his character’s restless spirit with manic eyes and a multi-octave voice’, while Mikel Murfi depicts ‘gormlessness with spry physical genius’, in Ballyturk. Ballyturk, a place that may or may not exist, still seems strangely familiar. We…

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Review – Irish Examiner

**** Boasting stellar performances from Cillian Murphy, Stephen Rea and Mikel Murfi, Enda Walsh’s new play, Ballyturk, which he also directs, is another fine collaboration with Landmark Productions and Galway Arts Festival, with whom he enjoyed success with Misterman in…

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Review – The Galway Advertiser

“BEAUTIFUL, HILARIOUS, dark as death.” So tweeted actress Olwen Fouéré after seeing the opening of Enda Walsh’s new play Ballyturk, which got the Galway International Arts Festival off to a flying start at the Black Box yesterday evening. Fouéré aptly summed…

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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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