What Teresa Did at School: An analysis of how schoolgirl theatrical activity in St. Mary’s Secondary School, Waterford influenced Teresa Deevy’s dramaturgical practice

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


In this online lecture, released as part of the Waterford City and County Culture Night events, Dr McCarthy and Dr Kealy, drawing on archival records from St. Mary's Secondary School, consider how Teresa Deevy's second level education contributed to shaping her attitudes towards literature, women's lives and women's aspirations.
Period18 Sep 2020
Held atArts Council of Ireland, Ireland
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Teresa D
  • Irish Theatre
  • Irish history
  • Irish literature