Liz Meaney

June 2010

The streets of Cork have often filled with the laughter and enjoyment created by Dowtcha Puppets. The company has created a series of playful and innovative street theatre tableaux for Cork City Council. We find working with the company a creative and dynamic process.

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Jean Bennett

January 2015

Hi Cliff, Thank you very much for the wonderful puppet workshop today. We all thoroughly enjoyed it and everyone is really excited to get the project polished with sound effects etc. The feedback from the students this afternoon was excellent. Ill be in touch soon and keep you posted on our progress. Thanks for all the materials and equipment

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May 2015

'We had the pleasure of viewing the Dowtcha puppet show earlier this year and will definitely have them here again. A very entertaining presentation as Gaeilge, I would wholeheartedly recommend Dowtcha to Gaelscoileanna and mainstream schools alike.' Lábhrás Ó hIci, Gaelscoil Thomáis Dáibhís

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Lydia O’Leary

May 2012

We all really enjoyed the show. The story was definitely suited for both young and old. The way the theatre was built was very impressive and the puppets outstanding. The story had a good flow with no dull moments. You managed to keep the children’s full attention for the duration of the show. They absolutely loved it. There was the right amount of humor and suspense, but nothing too scary for the small ones. The timing of the whole show...

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Dr Maria Harrington

April 2011

"The "Bleep and Bloop" Puppet Show was born out of a partnership between the Health Promotion Department and Dowtcha Puppets. The aim of the puppet show was to increase awareness of the importance of good diet and physical activity in relation to heart health for the junior classes in primary schools. Overall, we feel that the aim was achieved through this media of puppetry and supported the classroom teaching in the schools. The show has reached a large number of...

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Bridie Brassil

September 2012

THE BALLAD OF TIN CAN ANNIE, by Dowcha Puppets, was performed as part of the Samhlaíocht Easter Arts Festival at Siamsa Tíre Tralee. Audience consisted of 90 people a mix of parents and children. The performance featured a well constructed and imaginative set, a great story line with a strong message on recycling which tied in with the theme for the festival, Planet Earth. The special effects, which included a thunder storm soundtrack and mist/cloud coming up from the front...

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