Richard O’Neill, Storyteller, Author & Playwright

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 18th profile will be of Richard O’Neill Richard O’Neill is an internationally acclaimed performance Storyteller, Author and Playwright. He was born and brought up in large traditional, fully nomadic Romani Gypsy family, travelling throughout the North of England and Scotland. His roots are also to be found in the coal mining communities of the …

BRUAR’S REST

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The story opens in the Highlands at the beginning of the 20th century.  The Gypsy wife of wild drunkard Rory Stewart dies giving birth to their second son.  Many years pass, and Rory and his sons are rootless Travellers on the roads of Scotland.  One night, during a winter storm, they save another Traveller family from freezing to death in …

RAJPOT  LAUNCHES  INTER-CULTURAL  CENTRE  PROJECT 

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Following on from the success of the Hidden Treasures Event at Pitlochry Festival Theatre in 2017 the RAJPOT PROJECT has been launched. Its aim is to establish the first Gypsy Traveller led inter-cultural peace centre of its kind for indigenous and predominantly oral cultures in Scotland and possibly even the world. In this respect, it must be regarded as an …