Kate's star role at her old school in Crossabeg

David Tucker

Published 13/10/2015 | 00:00

Kate McCann in Smock Alley Theatre's production of 'The Importance of Being Earnest'.
Kate McCann in Smock Alley Theatre's production of 'The Importance of Being Earnest'.

A Wexford-born actress and playwright is returning to her roots next week to stage a new play she has written at her old national school.

Dublin-based Kate McCann, the daughter of Brendan and Kay McCann, from Newcastle Upper, Crossabeg, is bringing her fourth play 'Cirque des Rêves' to her old national school at Crossabeg at 6 p.m. on Monday, October 19 before it is staged at Smock Alley in Dublin's Templebar from October 26 to 31.

Educated at Crossbeg and the Loreto in Wexford, Kate got an hononorary arts degree from UCD before attending and graduating from the Gaiety School of Acting.

Kate, aged 26, has appeared on television and various staged plays and has written four of her own.

Her new play is described as a show for all the family.

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