Barnstorm Theatre Company


New play for children aged 4+


Barnstorm is delighted to present a new play, Monday’s Child by Brendan Murray Monday’s Child by Brendan Murray What’s it about? This sensitive and exciting play tells a simple poetic story of the unique bond between an old... Read more...

Schoolchildren contribute their ideas to The Ice Child


Montage of children’s fairy-folk designs As part of The Ice Child design team Costume Designer Catherine Fay’s job is to bring the characters of the fairy-folk to life. Children from local schools were invited to send in their ideas... Read more...

Announced! Cast for The Ice Child


We are delighted to welcome the cast of The Ice Child: (left to right) Caoimhe Cassidy, Aron Hegarty, Bryan Quinn and Jack Walsh. ... Read more...

Brilliant News! Extra Funding…


We are delighted to announce that due to further support the price of participation in our upcoming Symposium in Trinity College can be radically reduced. Two days        €50 / €30 (concession) Day Passes *   €30 / €20 (concession) *Places... Read more...

TYA Ireland Newsletter


The latest news from the TYA sector can be found in the Winter 2012 newsletter  Read more



Barnstorm is working with director/deviser Sarah Argent from Cardiff on a new show for spring 2013. Sarah will be in Dublin at the end of the month and wishes to audition actors on Friday 02 November. She is particularly interested in actors... Read more...

The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket (formerly Junkland)


Watch the videos about our new devised show. It’s early days yet, but we’re excited! The working title is Junkland. The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket. Devising - The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket Week 1 of devising took place... Read more...

Coming this Autumn!


Barnstorm has not rested over the summer with exciting developments in all areas – we hosted a number of arts-for-children presentations in The Barn as part of Kilkenny Arts Festival, and started devising a brand new show with theatre... Read more...

Oleanna at The Barn – 14th & 15th July


Two performances only: Company D presents Oleanna by David Mamet in The Barn Sat 14th & Sun 15th July @ 8pm. Directed by Ruth Calder-Potts from Kilkenny and performed by Company D’s Artistic Director, David Scott and Sinéad O’Riordan... Read more...

Have Your Say!


Butler Gallery's Red Square Critics Project Information morning 11am-12.30pm Thursday 24th May, Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle.   Do you have an interest in theatre or visual arts?        Maybe you’ve always... Read more...

  • Alice and the Wolf

  • The Bockety World of Henry & Bucket - North America 2017

  • Star Chasers

  • The Messenger

  • Monday's Child