An Abbey Theatre production streamed in association with the St. Patrick's Festival 2022

St. Patricks Festival 2022: Walls and Windows

16 - 18 March 2022

Written by Rosaleen McDonagh,

Directed by Jason Byrne

Booking Information

Available to stream here as part of the St. Patrick’s Festival 2022

All Julia and John want is to live their lives with their two sons, on their own terms. But despite their hopes, the outside world and its racism puts paid to their plans.

Written by Dr. Rosaleen McDonagh and directed by Jason Byrne, Walls and Windows was performed to a live audience from 23rd – 28th August 2021 at the Abbey Theatre.

This tender, complex and beautiful love story will feature as part of the program for the St. Patrick’s Festival 2022, and the stream can be accessed here.

Please note that this production contains themes of suicide, sexual assault and alcohol abuse. Age recommendation: 14+


  • Writer: Rosaleen McDonagh
  • Director: Jason Byrne
  • Set Designer and Video Designer: Joanna Parker
  • Video Designer: Dick Straker
  • Lighting Designer: Paul Keogan
  • Costume Designer: Catherine Fay
  • Sound Designer: George Brennan
  • Hair and Makeup: Caroline McCurdy
  • Assistant Director: Holly Griffith
  • Dramaturg: Louise Stephens
  • Voice Director: Andrea Ainsworth
  • Livestream Video Production: Areaman
  • Charlene / Ensemble: Hazel Clifford
  • John: John Connors
  • Nancy / Ensemble: Hilda Fay
  • Jimmy the Garda / Ensemble: Mark Fitzgerald
  • Julia: Sorcha Fox
  • Hotel Manager / Garda / Ensemble: Ruairí Heading
  • Kayleigh / Ensemble: Ericka Roe
  • Deirdre / Aga / Ensemble: Nyree Yergainharsian
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