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Audience Reviews - We Were All Young Once

Jennifer Bray, Irish Daily Mail ‘ I loved the dialogue, the acting was amazing, what a perfect play!’
Kevin Ahern, Carer for elderly parent ‘It was absolutely brilliant!  Evocative, emotional, truly fantastic!  Aim high, this play deserves huge exposure on a national scale.  This is a fantastic piece of theatre, brilliant script, great acting, wonderfully nostalgic and brilliantly evocative!  Well Done!
Sinead Grennan, CEO Sonas apc ‘ I loved this play – heart-warming, especially when Izzy asked Mary if she could call her Gran – beautiful scene, so well written’
Dr Trudy Corrigan, Inter-generational professor DCU ‘Beautiful from beginning to end – I loved the background music and the way the actors inter-acted with the backdrops – well done!’
Lisa McKee, Lecturer at Coláiste Íde, ‘Amazing acting and excellent humour throughout’.
Alan Barron, Secondary School Teacher ‘Bring it to schools for Transition Year students.  I loved this play – congratulations to all involved’
Maureen Brady, School Principal – ‘Thoroughly enjoyed this play – it brought back memories of my own parents.  What a great insight into the world of teenagers today – bring it to schools’
Roisin O Donovan, TY Student – ‘I loved the combination of screen and acting – it was a very funny play.  I didn’t know old people could be so much fun!’
Carol Quinn, Member of Active Retirement Association ‘Well done most enjoyable, bring it to ladies clubs so we can all get to see this play’
Mark Sheridan, TY Student – ‘I loved all the jokes – it was very funny’
Jane O Hora, Nurse, ‘I loved the links between the music/pictures/videos and actors on stage.  Advertise and promote it more – this needs to be seen’
Anne Dunne, Public Health Nurse ‘Please make a documentary of the way you created this play and show it to residents in nursing homes.  This is nostalgic and therapeutic and deserves to be seen’.
David O Brien, Carer of elderly parent ‘I liked the mix of young and old – that really worked’
Nellie Boyle, Resident of Nursing Home ‘I didn’t want it to end – it made me laugh and cry.  Thank You.’
Anne Seagrave, Carer in Nursing Home ‘At one stage the audience sang along with the actors unprompted and that was a wonderful moment.  I loved the video clips and the memories – excellent – well done’
Seó O Maloalai, Storyteller HSE, I loved the Tennessee Waltz and the structure of the play.  Great mix of multi-media – well done’
Leah Ford, TY Student – ‘I loved when Izzy had a meltdown – she represented a real teenager’
Naomi Connolly, Carer of elderly parent ‘I loved the trip down memory lane – it made me laugh and it made me cry’
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