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Irish Heritage Trust

"In the Midst of Plenty" was featured as part of the Great Famine Voices 2023 series produced by the Irish Heritage Trust, and released on the National Famine day of remembrance in May 2023. Watch this full-length feature on the development of the musical, the artistic choices of Enchanted Croi Theatre, and the show's connection to the real history it portrays. 

"In the Midst of Plenty" was featured on Season 4, Episode 3 of "Ireland with Michael," a travel show hosted by former Riverdance star Michael Londra. Watch as Michael talks to the show's writer/composer-lyricist Amy Day, and watch clips of rehearsal performance of the song"Your Mercy," performed by Grainne Hunt, Julie Sharkey, Jules Stewart and Amy Day.

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Newspaper
Coverage

Tipperary Star, July 20 2023

Tipperary woman plays leading role in outstanding musical play set in times of the Famine - Tipperary Live

Roscommon Herald, July 11 2023

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VJ9wpC_waWCYk4mu5c1BaRfMtZVGr-gK/view?usp=sharing

 

Tipperary Live, 5th July 2023

https://www.tipperarylive.ie/news/home/1240649/tipperary-native-and-banshees-of-inisherin-actress-to-perform-in-local-show.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook&fbclid=IwAR2bgul9GoUzHYwcFMnvAHsO4N2BWMHtLDoHVHYXud-iat6mJJBFbZWrLL8

 

Tipperary Live, June 26th 2023 :

https://www.tipperarylive.ie/news/local-news/1233201/tipperary-based-actor-to-feature-in-stories-about-women-living-during-the-great-famine.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook&fbclid=IwAR13J9HC6i4D0gUvtIaLWO3GljoPvMpHEaBBCZmexvg8qZhoyOXERuAZn3Q

 

Northwest Culture Gal: June 21st 2023

https://northwestculturegal.blog/2023/06/21/a-wonderfully-told-story-in-the-midst-of-plenty/

 

Northern Ireland World: 19th June 2023

https://www.northernirelandworld.com/whats-on/arts-and-entertainment/in-the-midst-of-plenty-famine-folk-musical-featuring-local-actor-conor-okane-to-be-performed-at-waterside-theatre-4188003?fbclid=IwAR15UZR54a1HTd2V2ZOagOg7EZVz6DqMBu__9upGxv9XeYUEU6npzUUg0nA#jixxx7fduif

 

Derry Journal, 18th June 2023

https://www.derryjournal.com/news/people/derry-actor-conor-okane-returns-with-acclaimed-musical-in-the-midst-of-plenty-set-during-the-famine-an-gorta-mor-4187073

 

The Independent: June 18th 2023

https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/theatre-arts/glen-hansards-music-is-at-the-core-of-my-being-composer-and-playwright-amy-day/a1675402956.html

 

The Anglo-Celt: 28th May 2023

https://www.anglocelt.ie/2023/05/28/musical-opens-new-perspective-to-famine/

 

Westmeath Examiner, 17th May 2023

https://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/2023/05/17/fore-actor-starring-in-folk-musical-in-the-midst-of-plenty/

 

The Donegal Live: 6th April 2023

https://www.donegallive.ie/news/arts---entertainment/1079932/new-famine-musical-to-help-explore-and-heal-deep-ancestral-wound.html

 

Longford Leader, March 31st

https://www.longfordleader.ie/news/local-news/1075299/contemporary-folk-musical-in-the-midst-of-plenty-set-for-longford-s-backstage-theatre.html

 

Galway Advisor: March 30th

https://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/134815/enchanted-cro-theatre-brings-new-folk-musical-in-the-midst-of-plenty-to-galway

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