Theatre: Searing story of Traveller woman’s struggle marks historic first at the Abbey

Walls and Windows by Rosaleen McDonagh is the first portrayal of a Traveller in Irish theatre not as a comic foil or as the Other, but as an ordinary person

Ericka Roe, Hazel Clifford and Hilda Fay in Rosaleen McDonagh’s Walls and Windows at the Abbey Theatre, directed by Jason Byrne. Picture: Ros Kavanagh