All-Ireland One Act Finals – Previous Winners

2016 – Mill Theatre, Dundrum. Tom Byrne Adjudicating
Open – Moat Club, Naas ‘Plaza Suite: A Visitor from Hollywood’ by Neil Simon
Confined – Blue Hat Productions, Cork ‘Two’ by Jim Cartwright

2015 – Town Hall Theatre Galway. Tony Rushforth Adjudicating  
Open – Bradán Players Leixlip ‘Power Lunch’ by Alan Ball
Confined – Fr Mathew Players Tipperary ‘A Galway Girl’ by Geraldine Aron

2014 – Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Martin Maguire Adjudicating
Open – Kinnerton Players ‘The Seduction of Chaos’ by Kent R. Brown
Confined – Compántas Lir ‘Nine’ by Jane Shepher

2013 – Roscommon Arts Centre, Co. Roscommon. Geoff O’Keeffe Adjudicating
Open – Prosperous Drama Group ‘Lovely Head’ by Neil Labute
Confined – D.A.D.S., Dunmore ‘A Galway Girl’ by Geraldine Aron

2012 – Ballyduff, Co. Waterford. Walker Ewart Adjudicating
Open – Prosperous Drama Group ‘Bobby Gould in Hell’ by David Mamet
Confined – Breffni Players, Carrick-on-Shannon ‘Scarecrow’ by Don Nigro

2011 – The Glor Theatre, Ennis. Anna Walker Adjudicating

Open – Kilmeen Drama Group ‘Disco Pigs’ by Enda Walsh
Confined – Corofin Drama Group ‘What’s for Pudding?’ by David Tristram

2010 – Mill Theatre, Dundrum. Pat Brennan Adjudicating
Open – Bradán Players ‘A Number’ by Caryl Churchill
Confined – Shannonside Drama Group ‘Landscape’ by Harold Pinter

2009 – Backstage Theatre, Longford. Padraic McIntyre Adjudicating
Open – Bradan Players ‘The Quality of Boiled Water’ by Jason Milligan
Confined – Backstage Theatre Company ‘Small Box Pyschosis’ by Barry McKinley

2008 – Tubbercurry. Tony Rushforth Adjudicating
Open – Causeway Productions ‘Address Unknown’ by Taylor Kressman
Confined – Camross Drama Group ‘A Family Affair’ by Derek O’Gorman

2007 – St. Mary’s Theatre, Rossmore. Colin Dolley  Adjudicating 
Open – Balally Players ‘Riders to the Sea’ by J. M. Synge
Confined – Cookstown Drama Group ‘Ruby of Elsinore’ by Bruce Kane

2006 –  The Patrician Theatre, Carrickmore. Tom Doherty Adjudicating 
Open – Balally Players ‘Melody’ by Deirdre Kinahan
Confined – Malthouse Players ‘The Extraordinary Revelations of Orca the Goldfish’ by David Tristam

2005 – Moat Theatre, Naas. Michael O’Hara Adjudicating 
Open – Bradan Players ‘Small Box Pyschosis’ by Barry McKinley
Confined – Barrymore Drama Group ‘A Family Affair’ by Derek O’Gorman

2004 – Corn Mill Theatre, Carrigallen. Scott Marshall Adjudicating 
Open – Ennis Players ‘The Dandy Dolls’ by George Fitzmaurice
Confined – Tullamore AD Society ‘Three More Sleepless Nights’ by Caryl Churchill

2003 – Glor Theatre, Ennis. Walker Ewart Adjudicating 
Open – Crois Dearg Drama Group ‘After Magritte’ by Tom Stoppard
Confined – Baileborough Drama Group ‘The Henhouse’ by Tara Maria Lovett

2002 – Ramor Theatre, Virginia 
Open – St. Patrick’s Dramatic Society, Dalkey ‘The Pushcart Peddlars’ by Murray Schisgall
Confined – TBC

2001 – Dunamaise Theatre, Portlaoise. Scott Marshall Adjudicating 
Open – Estuary Players ‘Five Kinds of Silence’ by Sheelagh Stephenson
Confined – Ennis Players ‘PVT Wars’ by James McClure

2000 – Siamsa Tire, Tralee. Pat Burke, Brid Mc Bride and Michael Twomey Adjudicating 
Open – Olivian Players ‘Never Swim Alone’ by Daniel Mc Ivor
Confined – Ballyshannon Drama Society ‘The Extraordinary Revelations of Orca the Goldfish’ by David Tristam

1999 – Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny. Patrick Sutton Adjudicating 
Open – Moat Club, Naas ‘A Bench at the Edge’ by Luigi Jannuszi
Confined – City Limits ‘The Lords of Love’ by Eoin Colfer

1998 – Backstage Theatre, Longford. Irene Rostron Adjudicating 
Open – Estuary Players ‘Chamber Music’ by Arthur Kopit
Confined – Carrig Players ‘PVT Wars’ by James McClure

1997 – Belltable Theatre Limerick. Michael Vernon Adjudicating 
Open – Carlow Little Theatre ‘Tadhg O’Cathain and the Corpse’ by Douglas Hyde
Confined – Malthouse Players ‘What’s for Pudding’ by David Tristram

1996 – Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon. Patsy Croal Adjudicating 
Open – Donegal Drama Circle ‘Donalbain’ by Soinbhe Lally
Confined – St. Patrick’s Dramatic Society, Dalkey ‘Say Something Happened’ by Alan Bennett

1995 – Watergate Theatre Kilkenny. Tommy McArdle Adjudicating 
Open – Prosperous Dramatic Society – Faint Voices by Derek O’Gorman
Confined – Trim Dramatic Society – The Donahue Sisters by Geraldine Aron

1994 – Everyman Palace Theatre, Cork. Betty Ann Norton Adjudicating 
Open – Olivian Players ‘To’ by Jim Cartwright
Confined – Drumshanbo Community Players ‘Bedtime Story’ by Sean O’Casey

1993 – Ballinasloe. Scott  Marshall Adjudicating 
Open – Terenure Players ‘Small Box Psychosis’ by Barry McKinley
Confined – Corofin Dramatic Society ‘Three’s A Crowd’ by Earl Derr Biggers and Christopher Morley

1992 – Belltable Arts Centre Limerick. Tom Doherty Adjudicating 
Open – Ennis Players ‘PVT Wars’ by James McClure
Confined – Insight Theatre ‘A Cut In The Rates’ by Alan Ayckbourn

1991 – Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen. Russell Boyce Adjudicating 
Open – Strand Players, Dublin ’27 Wagons Full of Cotton’ by Tennessee Williams
Confined – Camross Drama Group ‘Birthright’ by T. C. Murray

1990 – Malahide. Ron Whetton Adjudicating 
Open – Bangor Drama Club ‘The Donahue Sisters’ by Geraldine Aron
Confined – Donegal Drama Circle ‘Rosencrantz and Guilderstern Are Dead’ by Tom Stoppard

1989 – Carrick-on-Shannon. Scott Marshall Adjudicating 
Open – Moat Club, Naas ‘Stygian Cherubim’ by Pat Kinnevane
Confined – Kilmeen Drama Group ‘Bar and Ger’ by Geraldine Aron

1988 – Carlow. Betty Ann Norton Adjudicating 
Open – Pegasus Drama Group, Headford ‘Death of Pilate’
Confined – Ballyhaunis Drama Society ‘The Time of the Whitehorn’

1987 – Mullingar. Hugh Lovegrove Adjudicating 
Open – New Theatre Group, Kilkenny ‘Ritual for Dolls’ by George MacEwan Green
Confined – Mountmellick Pioneer Group ‘Professional Help’

1986 – Carlow. Tom Doherty Adjudicating 
Open – New Theatre Group, Kilkenny ‘The Interview’ by Octave Mirbeau
Confined – North West AIB Drama Group ‘The Late Arrival of the Incoming Aircraft’ by Hugh Leonard

1985 – Carrick-on-Shannon. Scott Marshall Adjudicating 
Open – Granary Players Limerick ‘Gum and Goo’ by Howard Brenton
Confined – Ballymahon Drama Group ‘Conscience Stricken’ by Neil Fitton

1984 – Wexford. Ron Wheaton Adjudicating 
Open – New Theatre Group Kilkenny ‘A Galway Girl’ by Geraldine Aron
Confined – Prosperous Drama Group ‘The Later Days Are Cold’ by Colman O’Shannon

1983 – Newcastle. Tommy McArdle Adjudicating 
Open – Moat Club, Naas ‘A Phoenix Too Frequent’ by Christopher Fry
Confined – Cloonclare Players ‘Spreading The News’ by Lady Gregory

1982 – Carrick-on-Shannon. Scott Marshall Adjudicating 
Open – Carlow Theatre Group ‘Croker/The Young Piper’ by William Butler Yeats
Confined  – Mullingar Theatre Group ‘The Lady Aoi’ by Yukio Mishima

1981 – Talbot Hotel, Wexford. Paul Hadfield Adjudicating 
Open – Olivian Players ‘TBC’
Confined – Carrigallen Community Players ‘The Workhouse Ward’ by Lady Gregory

1980 
One Act Finals not held

1979 – Moat Club Naas. Sam McCready Adjudicating 
Open – Drumlin Players, Cavan ‘Riders To The Sea’ by John Millington Synge

1978 – TBC 
Open – Sligo Drama Circle ‘The Cat and the Moon’ by William Butler Years
Rural – Kilcullen Drama Group ‘The Toothache’ by George Fitzmaurice

1977 – Barry Cassin Adjudicating 
Open – Companions Drama Group ‘The Later Days are Cold’ by Colman O’Shannon
Rural – Kilcullen Drama Group ‘MeMcKenna’ by Don Shaw

1976 – Sam McCready Adjudicating  
Open – Strand Players, Dublin ‘Fando and Liz’ by Fernando Arrabal
Rural – Kilcullen Drama Group ‘Bedtime Story’ by Sean O’Casey

1975 – Barry Cassin Adjudicating 
Open – Olivian Players ‘The Dandy Dolls’ by George Fitzmaurice
Rural – Neal Players, County Mayo ‘Riders to the Sea’ by J. M. Synge

1974 – Dan Treston Adjudicating 
Open – Scariff Drama Group ‘The Resurrection’ by George Watson
Rural – Kilcullen Drama Group ‘The Workhouse Ward’ by Lady Gregory

1973 – Barry  Cassin Adjudicating 
Open – Bangor  Drama Club ‘Rainbows is the Boys’ by Pauline McGonigle
Rural – Wayside Players, Wexford ‘The Bishop’s Candlesticks’ by Victor Hugo

1972 – Gerda Redlich Adjudicating 
Open – Sligo Drama Circle ‘Pot of Broth’ by William Butler Yeats
Rural – Scariff Drama Group ‘Dreaming of the Bones’ by William Butler Yeats

1971 – Anthony Thomas Adjudicating 
Open – Bangor Drama Club ‘Bedtime Story’ by Sean O’Casey
Rural – Camross Drama Group ‘Spring’ by T.C. Murray

1970 – Dan Treston Adjudicating 
Open – Armagh Theatre Group ‘Adam’s Children’ by Seamus Mallon
Rural – TBC

1969 – Graham Suter Adjudicating 
Open – Sacred Heart College Cork ‘Children in Uniform’ by Christa Winsloe
Rural – Kilmeen Macra na Feirme ‘They Also Serve’ by Sandy Taylor