Port Authority – Cast

Jarlath Tivnan2JARLATH TIVNAN - Kevin

Jarlath is a native of Boyle, Co. Roscommon. He has worked with Decadent Theatre Company on several occasions. Previous credits include The Dead School, Vernon God Little, The Pillowman, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me and three national tours of A Skull in Connemara. He has also performed many times at the Galway International Arts Festival, under the direction of Andrew Flynn: credits include Midsummer - A Play With Songs, The Adventures of Shay Mouse and Frank Pig Says Hello. Jarlath is also a member of Galway-based theatre company Fregoli. Plays with Fregoli include Breathing Water, The Sweet Shop, Home and Tape. Jarlath and Fregoli Theatre Company toured nationwide in 2015 with his first play as playwright, Pleasure Ground. Film credits include Reunion (Winner of Best Short at the Offline Film Festival) and Oh Brother with Ishka Films.

headshot patPATRICK RYAN - Dermot

This is Patrick’s fifth appearance with Decadent. Previous credits include Billy in Eden by Eugene O’Brien, Hammy in Pumpgirl by Abbie Spallen, Brendan in The Weir by Conor McPherson and Tom Hanlon in three national tours of A Skull in Connemara by Martin McDonagh. He made his professional debut in Mike Finn’s Pigtown and subsequently went on to train at The Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College Dublin. He has toured nationally and internationally in John Breen’s acclaimed Alone it Stands. He has also appeared with Livin’ Dred, Graffiti and Classic Stage Ireland. TV and film credits include Pure Mule (RTE), Northanger Abbey (ITV), Whistleblower (RTE), Killnaskully (RTE), Sensation (Blinder Films), Trivia (RTE), Game of Thrones (HBO) and, most recently, Red Rock Series One and Two.

GarretKeoghGarrett Keogh - Joe

Garrett Keogh is an actor, writer and director. He founded and runs the Gap Arts Festival, which brings professional theatre and art to where he lives in Ballythomas in the hills of north Wexford - where it hadn’t been seen since the fit-ups came with a tent in the ‘50s. www.gapartsfestival.com

He trained at the Abbey Theatre School of Acting, and at Teatro n Zabradli, Mime Theatre, Prague. As a writer his stage play Shep garnered a Stewart Parker/BBC Radio Drama Award;  Nancy, a P. J. O’Connor Radio Drama Award; and An Píobaire Rua, the inaugural Oireachtas Script Teilifíse Award. He was a member of the Abbey Theatre Company, and acted all over Ireland, in Britain, the U.S.A., Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. He appeared on Broadway in the famous Gate production of Juno and the Paycock. And in the West End in the Abbey production of Hedda Gabler. Film and Television includes: Legend, The Last Furlong, The Clinic, Raw, Jack Taylor, Corp agus Anam, Honeymoon For One, Veronica Guerin, A Love Divided, Evelyn, Angela’s Ashes. In 2015 he played Dan, the one hundred year old blind man in Samuel Beckett’s All That Fall, directed in a unique stage production by Max Stafford-Clark for Out of Joint Theatre Company, at the Enniskillen Beckett Festival 2015. In 2016 he acted in the new Jim Nolan play Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye at Garter Lane Theatre, Waterford.

Previously with Decadent he was seen in Juno and The Paycock, A Skull in Connemara, The Seafarer and The Weir.

February 2019 Tour

Tues  12 - Sat 16 February
Town Hall Theatre  

Tues 19 February 
Garage Theatre, Monaghan  

Wed 20 February 
The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon

Thurs 21 February 
Cleere's, Kilkenny              

Fri 22  February      
Riverbank, Newbridge

Mon 4 - Sat 9 March 
Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin