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Public Speaking – Autumn 2022

Posted on August 4th, 2022 · Posted in News

I am delighted to be back in Griffith College on 24th September and 1st October, for a two Saturday Public Speaking Course. I am also in the Hawk’s Well Theatre,.. read more

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Reading SUSAN – a new play by Ann Russell

Posted on March 27th, 2022 · Posted in News

I am delighted that the play I have been working on for the past few months is now having a rehearsed reading at The New Theatre. Sincere thanks to The.. read more

Effective Public Speaking – March 26th and April 2nd 2022

Posted on January 14th, 2022 · Posted in News

I am delighted to be back in Griffith College on 26th March and 2nd April 2022 for a two Saturday effective Public Speaking Course. Develop your communication skills in a.. read more


Ann Russell appears in “The Letters” a film by Robbie Walsh

Posted on October 17th, 2021 · Posted in News

THE LETTERS Set against the backdrop of the Cervical Check scandal that rocked Ireland “THE LETTERS” tells the story of three women from different walks of life who have been.. read more

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Apply now for 2021/22

Posted on January 26th, 2021 · Posted in News

Now more than ever we need the arts. Drama is a vital tool in developing the imagination of young people and in helping them to understand the world we live.. read more


Effective Public Speaking Course March 2021

Posted on January 26th, 2021 · Posted in News

An opportunity to work on your communication skills and overcome fear of speaking in public. Our next course – in association with Griffith College – will be a two Saturday.. read more

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Presenting Remotely? Learn the skills needed for effective on-line presentations.

Posted on January 22nd, 2021 · Posted in News

Presenting remotely has its own set of challenges. Simple tips will help you get your message across and connect effectively. We can help you adapt your style to suit on-line.. read more


Congratulations Licentiate Students

Posted on July 14th, 2019 · Posted in News

The Speech and Drama Licentiate Diploma results are in!  Congratulations to our wonderful students this year who surpassed themselves and delivered – achieving superb results.  Another group of talented and.. read more


The Tide by Tara Maria Lovett – tour postponed.

Posted on February 23rd, 2019 · Posted in News

Due to Covid-19 our tour has had to be postponed. We will keep our Whirligig website updated with further news as it happens.  

Celebrating in Style!

Celebrating Success

Posted on September 8th, 2018 · Posted in News

Some good food, engaging chat and a ‘small’ glass of wine marked the end of a tremendously successfully year for Russell Academy students.  Congratulations and best wishes for the future. .. read more