Skip to main content


5th Dec 2022
to 9th Dec 2022

Age Range
13-18 and/or 18+

Theatre Development - 'Finding Love in an Abattoir'

Theatre Development by Speckintime Theatre Company 

Development of a new play set in an Irish abattoir – Finding Love in an Abattoir - explores ideas with a multidisciplinary creative team before and during the writing process.

Set in the secretive and divisive world of an Irish abattoir the action of the play revolves around two characters: Ivo, a Latvian settled in Ireland, and Oona, an Irish woman local to the rural abattoir. Both are struggling to find their way in life, together they help each other discover a pathway toward a place where hope and treachery await in equal measure.

Supported by The Arts Council, Creative Ireland, Kildare County Council, UNESCO Dublin City of Literature, Riverbank Arts Centre and Latvian Embassy in Ireland.

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

Stay up to date