All Blog Posts Tagged 'O'Rourke' (11)

History Comes Ashore in Sligo

You can imagine my surprise when I saw a large piece of wood washed up on Streedagh Strand recently. (For more information on the ongoing discoveries at Streedagh Strand go to…

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Added by The Last Torch on February 22, 2015 at 10:30pm — 7 Comments

Exclusive Look at 'The Last Torch' for The Wild Geese

Well, we did it. It was hard, but overall I conducted myself with class and rehearsed for hours with an array of talented, crazy people. It was so challenging as a first-time producer and…

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Added by The Last Torch on October 10, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

The Last Torch - Mini Doco

Added by The Last Torch on September 16, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

'The Last Torch' - Cast

Come meet the cast of "The Last Torch"!  

"The Last Torch" is set in…

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Added by The Last Torch on September 12, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Auditions for 'The Last Torch'

It was a very exciting weekend auditioning for "The Last Torch." Both tiring and exhilarating. Casting has been a very tough job, but we have our cast -- all except Brian O'Rourke, but he will appear!

BUAGH!…

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Added by The Last Torch on July 24, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

Auditions for 'The Last Torch'

“The Last Torch” is an exciting new Irish ceoldrama being premiered in Melbourne, Australia October 1st - 4th, 2014 at the Malthouse Theatre, Southbank. It will be part of this year's Melbourne Fringe Festival. Auditions will be held in July. Please email…

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Added by The Last Torch on June 14, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments

The Otherworldly Reach of the O'Rourkes

I was only in Leitrim for 6 day s including the two for traveling and one on the set of Ken Loach's film 'Jimmy's Hall'.  In just over 3 days, I was transported to so many magical places it has…

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Added by Alannah Ryane on January 9, 2014 at 11:00am — 12 Comments

'Eleanor's Plea'

This is a demo from "The Last Torch". The graphics used come from Irish Homeland…

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Added by The Last Torch on January 3, 2014 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

'This Lovely Coast'

This is a video demo of the opening scene of "The Last Torch." It is just a demo for creative purposes. O'Rourke is out scouting when he sees the Spanish Armada in trouble off the west coast of Ireland. The visuals are…

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Added by The Last Torch on December 31, 2013 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

From Béarra to Bréifne: The Epic March of O'Sullivan Beara

On New Year's Eve of 1602, Donal Cam O'Sullivan Beare (Domhnall Cam Ó Súilleabháin Bhéara), Chieftain of the great O'Sullivan clan of west Cork and 1,000 others from the area over which he ruled set out on one of the…

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Added by Ryan O'Rourke on December 30, 2013 at 1:30pm — 10 Comments

Lost and Found ~ Belfast Shooting 1971

Mum told me a story years ago about her godchild's mother and aunt being shot by the British army. Even though I have been digging around in her O'Rourke past, she always refers me to this other side of her family who she reminisces about with such fondness. When mum ran…

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Added by The Last Torch on July 15, 2013 at 11:00pm — 7 Comments

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