A performance under the stars on Heir Island
This moment captures a special outdoor performance of Maeve’s House on Heir Island as part of the West Cork Fit-Up Festival, the first time ever an event like such took place. On arriving at the venue to perform Maeve’s House on Tuesday 29 July 2014, the decision was made to move the performance outside owing to the beautiful evening and setting the island provided. What followed was a wonderful experience for the 100 audience members with Eamon Morrissey performing as the sun set on the island. Maeve’s House is an Abbey Theatre commission and tells the story of a curious connection between actor and writer Eamon Morrissey and one of Ireland’s best loved short-story writers Maeve Brennan.