To mark Armistice Day, here is an image of front line troops of “the Great War” enjoying the French version of Punch & Judy with Guignol as Punch, not only entertaining troops, but satirically, as a stand-in for political leaders of the time. The image is from the archives of the Museum of Puppetry in […]
Many congratulations to Eve Molony on her Children’s Books Ireland award for her inspiring service as volunteer Librarian at Scoil Ailbhe, Thurles. The Moon & Sixpence Puppet Theatre is one of many who have benefited from Eve’s encouragement and enthusiasm for books, music theatre and the arts. Thank you, Eve!
“Both children and teachers were thoroughly enchanted by your magical performance. The characters were hilarious and the intricacy of the movement of the marionettes really captivated the audience. We are already thinking about when we can book you next.” – a wonderful response from St Oliver Plunkett National School, following our recent visit.