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Bullaí Mhártain


  • Playwright

    Seán McCarthy 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Síle Ní Chéileachair  Donncha Ó Céilleachar 

  • Author Notes

    Athchóiriú ar an gcnuasach scéalta Bullaí Mhártain le Síle & Donncha Ó Céilleachar.

  • Setting

    In Éirinn sna 1950í.

  • Synopsis

    The stories from the book Bullaí Mhártain have been merged together in this production. Life in the Gaeltacht areas of Kerry and Cork is the theme of half the stories and the other stories deal with how the migrants from these areas adapted to life in Dublin.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts

    Series of short individual plays

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Is féidir dúbláil go leor a dhéanamh.


  • Date of First Production

    13 November 1989

  • Producer

    Produced by Na Fánaithe Produced in association with Deilt

  • Original Venue

    The Mick Lally Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    Sa Druid Lane Theatre a léiríodh an dráma seo.

Original Cast  
Bean Aine Moynihan
Cáit Aine Moynihan
Eoghan Al McKenna
Pádraig Fada Al McKenna
Fear an Bhaile Al McKenna
Bullaí Donncha Crowley
Athair Donncha Crowley
Luasach Donncha Crowley
Doirseoir Donncha Crowley
Mac David Collins
File David Collins
Bean Karen Staples
Pedro Diarmuid de Faoite
Seán Diarmuid de Faoite
Gníomhaire Diarmuid de Faoite
Síle Audrey Ní Fhearghail
Lil Marina Ní Dhubháin
Eibhlín Marina Ní Dhubháin
Production Team  
Director Kazimierz Braun
Lighting Designer Eamonn Fox
Lighting Orite Azaz
Costumes Chisato Yoshimi
Sound Colm Corless
Choreographer Helene Montague
Music Composed by Declan Masterson
Assistant Director Éamonn Ó Neachtain
Stage Manager Pauline Donnelly
Set Construction John Stapleton
Designer Chisato Yoshimi
Publicity Siobhan Bourke
Production Advisor Ray Yeates
Publicity Dairena Ní Chinnéide
Publicity Caoimhe Ní Fhearghail
Administrator Gearoidín Ní Dhuibhir
Administrator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh




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