Clockwise, from top left, Pauline McLynn, Lorcan Cranitch, Sophie Jo Wasson and Daryl McCormack
On the Peacock stage of the Abbey Theatre.
Starring Pauline McLynn, Lorcan Cranitch, Daryl McCormack and Sophie Jo Wasson.
It’s the final night to catch the current run of A Whisper Anywhere Else by playwright Jimmy Murphy, as part of the Abbey Theatre’s What’s Happening Now series – a series of plays that aim to provide “an urgent response to an urgent issue”.
Based on public sources, statements, inquiry reports, media reports and Dáil records, A Whisper Anywhere Else meticulously traces the troubled history of An Garda Síochána, the controversies it has survived, disturbing allegations made by unnamed male and female gardaí and the organisation’s treatment of these whistleblowers.
Those name-checked include Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan, her husband Chief Superintendent Jim McGowan, former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan, Independents 4 Change TDs Mick Wallace and Clare Daly, MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, Sgt Maurice McCabe and former Garda John Wilson.
A Q&A with Mr Murphy will take place after the performance.
Couldn’t be more timely, in fairness.
Tickets are €8 and can be bought here.
Yesterday: The Garda Whistleblower Play