|DruidSynge received one of the top awards in the prestigious 2005 Irish Times-Irish Theatre Awards. Druid's critically acclaimed production received the Judges Special Award for 'its powerful and compelling presentation of the complete works of John Millington Synge'. The awards acknowledge excellence in all areas of Irish theatre including acting, writing, directing and design.|
In August, Druid received a Herald Angel award for its outstanding DruidSynge productions at the Edinburgh International Festival and an Angel Award went to Marie Mullen for her acclaimed performances throughout DruidSynge. Herald Angels have been awarded across the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe for the last 9 years by The Herald critics to acknowledge outstanding productions and performances.
In November, the programme book for DruidSynge, designed by Bite Design, Cork and printed by Cityprint, Cork was announced as the outright winner of the Robert Horne ÍON Trophy for Print and Design Excellence 2004/2005. The competition attracted hundreds of entries from top Irish design and print companies.
In December, Druid won the Marketing Excellence Award in the 2005 Annual Marketing Institute West Region Awards for its marketing and promotion of DruidSynge. The Award was presented to the company for its 'innovative and creative approach to marketing within business'