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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Mícheál Ó Siochfhradha 

  • Setting

    Le linn Chogadh na nDúchrónach.

  • Notes

    Foilsíodh an dráma faoin teideal 'Deire an Chunntais' agus léiríodh sa Phéacóg é i 1938 faoin dteideal seo.

  • Synopsis

    A tragedy set during the Black and Tan War. Two English Auxiliaries are captured by the Volunteer forces. They are revealed as being kind and friendly men who joined up because of unemployment in England. But as the relationship between captors and captives develops, orders are given that the men be excuted in revenge for the death of an Irish soldier. Their captors attempt to organise an escape route for them but they reject the offer. They are soldiers after all and are happy to fulfil their duty to their country.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Notes

    Níor aimsíodh clár don dráma seo agus mar sin níl eolas cruinn faoin fhoireann ar fáil ag an bpointe seo

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Ball den Fhoireann Tomás Loibhéid
Ball den Fhoireann Donnchadh Ó Céileachair
Ball den Fhoireann Cathal Ó Ceallaigh
Production Team  
Director Micheál Mac Liammóir

TRANSLATIONS

  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    Deire an Chunntais

  • Year

    1932

  • Published By

    An Comhar Dramuíochta

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ó ghearrthóga agus ó thráchtas neamhfhoilsithe Uí Shiadhail.