What is the Quest .I. on
Diarmuid Lyng and Timmy Creed explore the primary relationships in a man's life, as a son, as a father, and as a brother. Inspired by the teachings of John Moriarty and recorded in their own wilderness in West Kerry during the lockdown, it is a mischievous meditation on identity and the wild man in modern society.
Diarmuid Lyng is a former Wexford hurling captain, public speaker, media personality who is currently in pursuit of a more sustainable and connected lifestyle. He has been the subject of two documentaries, The Geansaí and Laochra Gael as well as regularly appearing on TG4, Newstalk and Radio na Gaelteachta.
He has worked in schools around the country with the Soar Foundation connecting young men and women with their purpose and has a keen interest in working with young men in particular, around the exploration of Rites of Passage.
He is behind Wild Irish Retreats, a collective that runs spiritual, cultural and well-being retreats, a re-wilding as Gaeilge in his adopted home, Corca Dhuibhne
Timmy Creed is an actor, theatre-maker and yoga teacher currently based in West Kerry. He is interested in creating performance that mixes documentary, storytelling and performance art to engage and activate new and broad audiences.
His debut play SPLICED, about his life as a GAA man, has been presented at a number of festivals in Ireland, toured nationally and to schools and was highly acclaimed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival ‘19.
He was artist-in-residence on Cape Clear in Spring of 2019 where he was developing a new show about re-connecting to ourselves through the Irish language. He is currently developing a new piece of performance with his sister on the subject of madness, psychiatric care and different states of being