Portadown Catholic Dramatic Society

The cast of 'All Souls' Night' and the trophies awarded at Lisburn, Newry, Portadown and Dungannon Drama Festivals, 1952
Photograph was taken at their Annual Dinner at the Savoy Cafe in December 1952.

Back Row L to R:    Jim McCullagh, Michael Duffy, Paul Devlin

Front Row:  Dan McAreavey, Bridie McKeever , Margaret McAreavey, Harry Foy.


by Joseph Tomelty

Back Row L to R; Dan McAreavey, Peter Mulligan, Desmond Breen, Edith O'Neill, Michael Duffy, Rev. Father Early, Jim McCullagh, Sally Stewart,
Tommy Milsopp, Bridie McKeever.

Front Row L to R; Johnny Lappin, Danny Campbell, Joseph Tomelty, Patsy Beattie.

N.B. In the play Jim McCullagh played the part of the priest. Rev. Fr. Early on his right was C.C. in the Parish of Drumcree in 1957 and Spiritual Director to the society.

'Shadow and Substance'   1957

The cast and supporters after the play was staged at 'Red Island Holiday Camp' in 1957.

Back row L to R;  Jim McCullough, John Diver, Jim McCabe, Dam McAreavey, Mrs Duffy.

Front row;  Bridie McKeever, May Diver, Michael Duffy, Maureen Foy.


Powell's at the Balmoral Show 1949

L to R:  Mr Titler manager of Powell's, Inspector Pim, Harry Foy a member of PCDS, Doreen O'Neill, Mary Nugent,  The Princess Elizabeth, and unknown gentleman.

'What Is It All About ?' Supporters of the Portadown Dramatic Society take a look at the script.

Left to R: Doreen O'Neill, Maureen Hughes, James McKee, Mrs. Duffey, Bridie McKeever and Sheila Hughes.

Photo taken at the Feis Dal mBuinne fifth annual Festival in St. Joseph's Hall Lisburn. The play was 'Quin's Secret'

Left to R: Therese Diver, Margaret McAreavey, Attracta McDonnell, Rose Green and Vera Sharkey.

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