Show Time Ticket Price
8pm €12/€10, family of four €36

Based on his series of books and YouTube videos, John D Ruddy brings Manny Man and the History of Ireland to the stage. Watch Syn and Oppy as they plough through Irish history with illustrated cut-outs and craziness!

From the Ice Age all the way to Ireland today and all in less than 90 minutes, with the same tongue-in-cheek humour Manny Man is known for. When it comes to fun history, Manny Man is your only man!

Manny Man Does The History of Ireland On Stage

Based on the successful YouTube video and Book by John D Ruddy

Syn: John D Ruddy
Oppy: Louise Conaghan

Produced by: Patricia McBride for An Grianan Theatre Productions

Written By: John D Ruddy

Directed by: Rachael Devir

Production Manager: Niall Cranney

Lighting Design: Niall Cranney

Sound Design: Peter Rose

Stage Manager: Jude Barriscale

Costumes: Anne-Marie Kilfeather

Set Layout: Devised by Company based on the Manny Man Drawings of John D Ruddy.

Scenic Artist: Robert Attewell

Set Painters: Tegann Cranney, Jude Barriscale, AnneMarie Kilfeather, Tanya McLaughlin, John D Ruddy.

Publicity Design & Marketing: Nicola Burns

Production Photos: Paul McGuckin

Manny Man Does The History of Ireland can also be seen as part of the Earagail Arts Festival’s Wild Atlantic Weekend at the Village Green, Malin on Sat 21 & Sun 22 July at 4.45pm.


Earagail Arts Festival: 23 days of music, theatre, visual arts, film, literature, circus & carnival on Ireland’s North West Atlantic seaboard, 7 to 29 July 2018.

Part of the Earagail Arts Festival: 23 days of music, theatre, visual arts, film, literature, circus & carnival on Ireland’s North West Atlantic seaboard, 7 to 29 July 2018. Visit eaf.ie for further information.