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The Lonsdale Project

Created by Super Paua.
The Lonsdale Project is a new theatre show about the life and work of Kathleen Lonsdale – chemist, crystallographer, anti-war campaigner, writer, mother, and former inmate of Holloway Prison.

Despite being a pioneering scientist born in Newbridge in 1903, Kathleen Lonsdale’s name and legacy are curiously unknown by the Irish public. Super Paua aims to change that, and so have created The Lonsdale Project to celebrate her life, her writings, and her adventures in x-ray diffraction, crystallography and War!

A theatrical, playful and highly original production for audiences young and old, The Lonsdale Project delves into our relationship with science, with belief, and with ‘Great Thinkers’ who have shaped our lives today, and will shape our world, tomorrow.

Age Suitability 11+

Written and Directed by Sian Ní Mhuirí
Design by Áine O’Hara
Produced by Heather Rose & Mitzi D’Alton
Mark Ball – Engagement Director
Dr Brian Murray & Dr Claire Murray – Science Collaborators

– School shows 25 – 27 Mar at 11:30am –

7:30pm | Plus 2:30pm on Sat 21 & 28 Mar

Running time : 60 mins.


Mar 19 - 28


7:30 pm



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