Eleanor Feely trained as an actor with the legendary Deirdre O’Connell
at the Focus Theatre Dublin and at the Theatre du Soleil Paris.
She worked in all the Dublin theatres including the Abbey and Peacock
and on tv and film in Remington Steele, Rawhead Rex, Echoes, Glenroe ,
Nighthawks and Fair City as well as others,
In recent years she has concentrated on performing original material.
Her play ‘ The Changing Moon’ was described by The Irish Times as
She is a director of Clare Youth Theatre where she created ‘Searching
for Shakespeare’ ‘Ex Libris’ and adapted the classic ‘To Kill a
An awareness of social jusice and the use of aural and non-verbal
imagery are defining aspects of her work..She also sings!!
Etain McCooey studied Oboe under Helmut Seeber and took master classes
with Chicago Symphony legend Ray Still. She also plays Cor Anglais
and Tin Whistle. She has been working as an orchestral player in
Limerick and Galway over the past number of years in addition to
playing for various musicals and shows around the country. She spent
fifteen years in Dublin where she played in a number of bands (playing
traditional and contemporary music) and worked as a session musician.
Recording work includes Frank Cullen’s “And All Points West”, Tony
Boylan’s “Life’s the Teacher” and she was recently commissioned to
compose music for the Hidden History TV series.