Trigger Martin

Trigger Martin


The ‘Trigger Martin’ tour finished up in Ballynahinch Castle in June 2014!!

Here come the fools
Here come the twits
The boneheads, the birdbrains, the ninnies

With straw and string
No legs in their pants
They’ll tell us a tale of romance

The love of a man
For donkey and dog
For bear, for bull and for cow

A son of the bog
A King of the west
It’s Hairtrigger Dick as Gaillimh

A group of zanies come to town to tell the story of Galway’s own Trigger Martin, honourable member of parliament for Ireland and Britain in the 18th & 19th centuries, who fought for the rights of all – animals, Catholics & slaves.

Fíbín is touring to the young audiences of Connemara with “Trigger Martin”, a show created specially for primary school audiences devised and directed by Veronica Coburn from Barabbas! It will be presented in our brand new performance tent which will be on the road from May 26th – June 6th 2014


About Trigger Martin

Trigger Martin is a true story based on the amazing adventures of Richard Martin from Ballynahinch Castle, Co. Galway. He did some unbelievable things during his lifetime – he founded the first theatre in Galway, he represented Galway in Westminster, and one of his greatest achievements was founding the RSPCA! He even brought a donkey into court once! Don’t miss ”Trigger Martin”!

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