The Cat's Mother

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Theatre Spoken Word


29/07/2019 13:00 - 00:00


Skibbereen Town Hall




The Cat's Mother

*In association with West Cork Fit-Up Festival


Two Irish sisters battle to decide the fate of their mother. Younger sister, Sinead, arrives on Friday evening all set for what Ciara thinks will be a weekend of respite from caring for their mother, Eileen. Unbeknownst to Ciara, Sinead has alternative ideas about how the weekend will go. Over the long weekend, Ciara is forced to make a choice that will affect their lives forever. She seeks guidance from a variety of other characters often gaining hilarious insight - but does it help her reach their final decision? Oh, and there’s also the small matter of the family cat…

Starring Sarah Madden, Eimear O'Riordan and Niamh Denyer.

Winner of the Fishamble Award for New Writing 2018, The Cat’s Mother is a dark comedy asking how far are you willing to go for your own family?  And what happens when you have to care for the person who should be caring for you?

 "As clever as it is funny"  _ The Irish Times

 "Wickedly funny" _ The Stage