Clann Machua Drama Group has been awarded the Mayo County Council Amateur Drama Award for 2014. The award of € 1,000 was assessed by an independent panel on the following criteria: innovation; development of excellence; quality and creativity; and which improve the amateur drama sector in an area. All amateur drama groups based in the county are eligible to apply for the award.
Clann Machua Drama Group has had an active year in 2014 when The Country Dressmaker by Geroge Fitzmaurice was staged in February in the Town Hall, Kiltimagh. They toured with this play to the home of the Country Dressmaker in Duagh, near Listowel in Kerry. The group also hosted a regional information seminar and workshop in Kiltimagh in September, which was supported by the Drama League of Ireland. In November the group hosted a one act festival in Kiltimagh.