Donegal People of Today

Brian Friel with the cast and crew of An Grianán Theatre's production of Translations in 1999.

Brian Friel, born 9 January 1929 was an Irish dramatist and was author and director of the Field Day Theatre Company. An adopted son of Donegal, Friel made his home outside Moville for many years. In a career which spaned six decades, he was regarded as one of the greatest living English... Read more.

Andrew Simpson headshot

Andrew Simpson was born in Derry on the 1st January 1989.  Initially residing in Carndonagh, when Andrew was two his family moved permanently to Fahan, just outside Buncrana.  As a young boy Andrew got involved in music and theatre attending the Foyle School of Speech and Drama, taking part in... Read more.

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