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Review of the first Abbey Production of 'The Reapers'. "Miss Deevy's play shows the unthrifty husbandry of good first plays. Her argument barks up too many trees in the first act, and sends us questing along too many false trails".

A review of the first Abbey prodcution of 'Katie Roche'. "Masterpiece is a word to be used sparlingly but I have no hesitation in applying it to Miss Deevy's "Katie Roche".

Review of the first Abbey Production of 'The Wild Goose'. "Miss Deevy is never dull, her craftsmanship, always good, has improved enormously, and in "The Wild Goose" she holds her audience absorbed throughout, because her play is packed with dramatic…

Review of Gollancz's 1935/1936 'Famous Plays', including Tersa Deevy's 'Katie Roche'. "The last play in the volume is Miss Teresa Deevy's "Katie Roche," and it is , I feel inclined to say, the most remarkable of them".

Review of Teresa Deevy's 'Three Plays'. "Miss Deevy came into prominence some years ago

Review of the first Abbey production of 'Katie Roche'. "It seems to be little more than a clever psychological study of an illegitimate girl who gives her name to the piece".

A review of the first Abbey producttion of 'Katie Roche'. "Miss Deevy has given us a splendid study of a girl all heart and no head, who does not realise that living and loving go hand in hand with suffering."

An article on Teresa Deevy winning the Abbey Theatre / Aonach Tailteann playwriting competition with 'Temporal Powers'.

Review of the first Abbey Production of 'The Wild Goose', large portion taken from the Irish Times report.

Review of the first Abbey production of 'Katie Roche'. "Teresa Deevy has an extraordinary power of creating characters: the spoken lines are so good that we can without any effort fill in the blanks".