Marie Twomey
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Marie Twomey


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Track 1: Growing up in the 1940s and 50s in Cork city. Her schooldays and the background to her introduction to the performing arts. Track 2: Memoirs of the Loft, Ann Fitter, Christopher O’Flynn. Her involvement in Shakespearean performances. Track 3: Her great success in the Feis Ceoil festivals. Track 4: Attending the School of Music in Cork. Track 5: Joining the Guild at the Presentation Brothers. Track 6: The ‘Summer Revels’ was performed for twenty-one years and the seventeen years she spent acting in it and why it was such a great success. Also, ‘The Swans’, a comedy show remembered. Track 7: Recalling the days of the ‘Tops of the Town’ competitions. Track 8: Memories of cabaret performances. She finished with a song, ‘Danny Boy’.

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Audio series:

Cork Theatrical Collection


128 kbps

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48 hours

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9.79 MB, 8.53 MB, 2.89 MB, 10.63 MB, 13.20 MB, 6.03 MB, 3.36 MB

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A passion for Theatre

Recorded by:

Tom Rigney