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Rún an Oileáin

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Séamus Ó Néill 

  • Setting

    Oileán ar chósta thiar na hÉireann. (1961)

  • Synopsis

    The scene is set on a island of 300 ultra-superstitious people on the western coast. An American anthropologist comes to the island and lives there for 9 months. In that time he manages to make himself extremely unpopular and eventually he is murdered. An inspector and policeman from the mainland try to discover the murderer but no one is co-operating with the investigation. The superstition of 2,000 years, mixed up in a crazy way with Catholic piety comes face to face with the police.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Bean Mhic Giolla Easpaigh Máirín Duraic
Ó Domhnaill Seosamh Mac an Ríogh
Bean an Phosta Áine Ní Mhuirí
Uníon Uí Raghallaigh Máire Ní Oistín
An Stócach Cormac Ó Broin
An Cigire Ó Ruairc Pádraig Ó Catháin
An tAth. Mac a'Bhaird Dónal Ó Cuill
Ó Baoill Pádraig Ó Gaora
Mac an Uladh Tadhg Ó Muirí
Production Team  
Director Tomás Mac Anna
Set Designer Tomás Mac Anna
Lighting Michael O'Rourke
Stage Manager Tommy Rogers
Assistant Stage Manager Sinéad Cól

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    An Comhlachas Náisiúnta Drámaíochta

  • Address

    Tulach na hÉigse
    Camus Conamara
    Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    00353 91 574 146

  • Website

    www.drama-gaeilge.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ón gclár don chéad léiriú agus ó Stair Dhrámaíocht na Gaeilge 1900-1970 le P Ó Siadhail.