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Men on the Wall


  • Playwright

    Michael J. Murphy (2) 

  • Synopsis

    A play set in South Armagh and focusing on the Border, which lies close to the home of Thomas Dowdall and his family. To some Dowdall family members, the Border is simply a profitable income source through smuggling. Others view it as a betrayal of the old ideals fought for decades before. Then, a resurgence of IRA activity sets the two at loggerheads with each other.

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Original Cast  
Phill Dowdall Maurice O'Callaghan
Mick Feeney Jack O'Malley
Marget Dowdall Lucie Young
Minnie Dowdall Jean Lundy
Tomas Dowdall R.G. McCreave
May Dowdall May Diver
Breege Dowdall Diana Payan
Charlie Carr George O'Prey
Production Team  
Produced by R.H. MacCandless


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