Ballyduff Drama Group, Kilmeen and Palace Players were represented at the open draws in Athlone on Monday to allocate nights to the nine qualified groups.

First to one drawn were Palace Players with ‘Chapatti’ for the opening night (Thursday, May 5).

This was followed (in nightly order) by Kilmeen (‘Conversations On A Homecoming’) and Bunclody/Kilmyshall (‘The Good Father’).

Thereafter, Ballyduff DG (‘Rabbit Hole’), Butt DG (‘An Incident With Dave Cotter’), Prosperous (‘God of Carnage’), Kilrush (‘Class’), Ballyshannon (‘All My Sons’) and Dalkey (‘Eurydice’) will take to the stage.

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