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Diarmuid agus Gráinne

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Micheál Mac Liammóir 

  • Author Notes

    Bunaithe ar sheanscéal Fiannaíochta.

  • Setting

    Éire i dtrátha na tríú haoise.

  • Synopsis

    Micheál Mac Liammoir retells the story from Irish mythology of the tragic love triangle between the aging leader of the Fianna, Fionn Mac Cumhaill, his young betrothed Gráinne and his finest warrior Diarmuid.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    12

  • Cast Size Female

    8

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    27 August 1928

  • Producer

    Produced by An Taibhdhearc

  • Original Venue

    An Taibhdhearc

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    Ba é seo an chéad dráma a léiríodh sa Taibhdhearc.

Original Cast  
Diarmuid Ó Duibhne Micheál Mac Liammóir
Oisín Proinnsias Mac Diarmada
Goll Rory Kilkenny
An tArd Rí Éamonn Ó Fuaráin
Fionn Mac Cumhaill Liam Ó Briain
Caoilte Mícheál Ó Droighneáin
Oscar Pádraig Mac Donnchadha
Diorraing Peadar Ó Coincheannáin
Ciach Domhnall Ó Colthún
Darach Máirtín Ó Direáin
An Bhanríon Bríd Nic Aodha
Gráinne Máire Ní Scolaí
Sadhbh Bríd Ní Ghríobhtha
Bandraoi Máire Nic Choisteala
Seanbhanaltra Bean Mhic Chon Uladh
Aongus Proinsias Ó Seanlaigh
An chéad duine sidhe Máire Ní Bheirn
An dara duine sidhe Bríd Ní Ghlionnáin
An tríú duine sidhe Íte Ní Locháin
Luan Seán Ó Cadhain (1)
Production Team  
Director Hilton Edwards
Set Designer Micheál Mac Liammóir
Producer Micheál Mac Liammóir
Costumes Micheál Mac Liammóir

TRANSLATIONS

  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    Diarmuid agus Gráinne

  • Year

    1935

  • Published By

    Foilseacháin an Rialtais

  • Address

    Baile Átha Cliath
    Republic of Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Michael Travers

  • Address

    Liosdana
    Inch, Annascaul
    Tralee, Co Kerry
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)66 915 8223 | +353 (0)87 947 5256

SOURCE OF INFORMATION