The Dungarvan native has been rewarded for her fantastic performances at full-back during the Women’s Rugby World Cup.Briggs excelled in all aspects of her game, but especially from the kicking tee as Ireland recorded victories over New Zealand, USA and Kazakhstan. Briggs’ performances also earned her a nomination for IRB Women’s Player of the Year.
Oh no it isn’t, oh yes it is, it’s that time of year again folks, when Moville open’s its doors to another successful Pantomime.This year, Moville Musical Society proudly presents Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs from the 29th of January to Sunday 8th February.Tickets will be on sale in St Eugene’s Hall on Saturday the 24th January – from 11.00am – 3pm and from Monday 26th until Friday 3st from 11am – 2pm. Organisers have lined up 10 shows of the production which insiders describe as ‘sensational’….with two Sunday matinees which is always a huge hit with the children. Curtain is up on the first show next Thursday 29th Friday with shows on Saturday and a Sunday matinee. After a short break the show returns on the following Wednesday, February 4 for shows each night for the rest of the week through until Sunday.If the past four years are anything to go by, tickets are likely to sell out fast. Show producer John McIntyre said: “It seems like only yesterday when Eamon McLaughlin spurred me on to have a meeting in the town to bring back Moville pantomime after an 18 year lull.“It has been great to have been able to meet and work with some very good people, also with new people joining every year the show just keeps going from strength to strength.”With Mandie Bredin as the director, Tom Evans as the musical director and Sheila McLaughlin as the choreographer, they really do work well together in presenting another very good and entertaining pantomime. This year Maura Harkin was responsible for producing this year’s script and was ready from the start of October.The cast has also being very busy over the last few weeks with rehearsals taking place 2 nights a week. All cast members young and not so young, along with quite a few new cast members have shown once again great commitment, everyone involved has had great enjoyment both on and off stage.When it comes to a great Pantomime, you don’t need Broadway when you have Moville Musical Society in St Eugene’s Hall.The cast is made up of 12 main characters, 10 lovely singing chorus girls and boys, 25 junior chorus and 12 adorable little fairies all of which have been working very hard the past few weeks.It is impossible to mention everybody because there are so many people involved like the prop and que girls Katrina Doherty, Sheena Quigg and Laura Bonner. Also the prop Construction crew which is headed up by Paddy Gillespie and the men’s shed, Brendan Farren the stage artist.Carolyne O Donavan who has been very busy since before Christmas getting everyone kitted and fitted with their costumes to make sure everyone looks their best on stage. From front stage to back stage, from tea ladies to ushers, from lights to sound, around 100 people working every night to make the show possible and with great help from the local business who support the show each year it really is a great community effort.Tickets are priced at 6 euro for Adults and 3 euro for children under 12 years. Sure what else would you be doing? Remember folks tickets go on sale in st.eugene’s hall on Saturday 24th January at 11am. OH NO IT ISN’T! OH YES IT IS…AS MOVILLE MUSICAL SOCIETY GETS READY TO PANTO! was last modified: January 22nd, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:movilleMusical SocietyPantomime read more