Declan first joined Gowran Little Theatre two years ago, when he played the leading role of Max in Ken Ludwig’s Lend Me A Tenor. For 28 years, he has been involved in every aspect of theatre. He has acted and directed with KATS, Watergate Productions, Kilkenny Pantomime Society, Kilkenny Musical Society, Oyster Lane Theatre Group Wexford, St. Michael’s Theatre Musical Society in New Ross and Whisper Productions in Cork. Having been involved in numerous award-winning productions with the above groups, he also directed, Forward to the Right with KATS, a play that came second in the All Ireland One Act Drama finals in 2006. He is delighted to be working with Gowran Little Theatre again this year and says that the feeling of belonging, the commitment to hard work and the huge sense of volunteerism that embody the group are what makes his job all the easier and most enjoyable.