The Moat Club


Under the auspices of the ACDI & DLI

Naas, County Kildare

The Moat Club

Based in Naas, at the Moat Theatre, the Moat Club have been competing on the One Act and Three Act circuit since the late fifties. During that time they have been very successful winning One Act Open All-Irelands in 1983, 1989, 1999, 2016 and 2018 and Three Act Open All-Irelands in 1974, 1979 and 2000. As well as performing on the All Ireland circuits, the club produces up to five shows a year with a Panto in late November which has been running now for over 35 years.

Jane Shepard



One: Libby Trappe

Two: Amanda Ryan


Conor O’Connell


Stage Manager: Padraic Doyle

Set Design: Mary Newman

Production Manager: John Lennon

Lighting: Rosanna Ryan

Sound: Ciara Breslin

Costumes: Doreen Ryan

Make Up: Ann Hurley

Stage Crew: Conor Sweeney, Jill Higgins, Angela Doyle, Anne Delaney,
Gerry Kavanagh, Clodagh Donnelly, Kay Delaney, Sarah Gallagher,
Patsy Goodwin, Val Goodwin.

Running Time

36 Minutes


Two women held in a life-threatening situation and the mind games they play to keep one another alive. Held in a room and chained apart, their only currency is words, and balance of power is everything when a single word becomes the hanging point between life and death.