An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and his wife Fionnuala were given a rousing reception when they attended On a Wing and a Prayer The Musical in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, on Saturday night 7 May 2011.
The Taoiseach said it was a wonderful production and he took time out to meet the cast and members of the audience after the show.
Pictured at the show On a Wing and a Prayer The Musical in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, were, front from left: Frankie Forde-Waldron (cast), Liam Scollan, Chairman Ireland West Airport Knock, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Christina Fahy. Back from left: Jim Fahy, Western Editor RTE, Terry Reilly, Co-writer On a Wing and a Payer The Musical, Mary Reilly, John Tully, secretary Mayo Roscommon Hospice and John Murphy, chairman Mayo Roscommon Hospice. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2011.
Also in attendance was Jim Fahy, Western Editor RTE and his wife, Christina, while on the Thursday night the attendance included RTE newscaster Michael Murphy.
All expressed themselves as highly impressed by the show which was co-written by Terry Reilly and Tommy Marren, and has a 125-strong cast of talented volunteers.
Proceeds from the show and the DVD, which has just been launched, go to the Mayo Roscommon Hospice.