Win tickets for Barney Carey

    BARNSTORM Theatre Company launches its world-première, Barney Carey Gets His Wings, at the Watergate Theatre shortly.

    Directed by Martin Drury, this dazzling new play for children aged 7+ and their families, was specially commissioned by Ireland’s leading producer of theatre for young audiences, right here, in Kilkenny.

    Barnstorm is offering a family ticket to the world première at the Watergate on February 24, 2.30pm.

    To be in with a chance to win this prize, answer the following:

    Who will direct Barney Carey Gets His Wings?

    Email answer, along with name and ‘phone number to

    Closing date: February 12, 5pm.

    School performances are from February 21 to 23 with a family show on Saturday 24.

    To buy tickets, call the Watergate Theatre 056-7761674 or book at, and in a couple of weeks’ time you will join Barney, his dad and the bearded lady as they spread their wings in this comic tale of forgotten memories and future possibilities.

    Action men

    Barnstorm is looking for your help. The local theatre company needs an Action Man Diver, Soldier and Astronaut for Barney Carey Gets His Wings.

    If you have Action Men hidden away in your attic or, indeed, proudly displayed at home, Barnstorm is offering the much-loved figures important roles. 

    So, if you and your Action Man can come to their rescue, please email