Field Day is an independent cultural organisation from Ireland dedicated to public debate, theatre, publishing and podcasting.

We were founded in Derry in 1980 by playwright Brian Friel and actor Stephen Rea, who were then joined by co-directors Seamus Heaney, Seamus Deane, Tom Paulin, Davy Hammond, and Tom Kilroy.

FIELD DAY REVIEW an Irish studies journal

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‘History Boys on the Rampage’. Documentary on Field Day during the production of Brian Friel’s ‘Making History’ 1988.

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