Mary and Me is an acclaimed new play written & performed by Irene Kelleher, inspired by the true story of Ann Lovett, a 15-year-old girl who died giving birth beside a grotto in Granard in Co. Longford in 1984.
Ireland 1986. A teenage girl begins a series of conversations with a statue of the Virgin Mary in a grotto.
Inspired by a true story, Mary and Me is a compellingly original imagining of a young woman's search for understanding and meaning at a milestone in her life, and a rich and funny evocation of the Ireland of the 1980's.
Irene Kelleher is an actress and writer from Ireland. Mary and Me is her first play.