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Deireadh an Aistir


  • Playwright

    Aodh Mac Dhubháin 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    R C Sherriff 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar 'Journey's End' (1928)

  • Setting

    Ins na trinsí Sasanacha ar aghaidh St. Quentin, mí na Márta 1918.

  • Synopsis

    A tragic drama about the effects of war on young soldiers. Three years of war have taken their toll on Stanhope, an army captain in the British army fighting against Germany. He becomes anxious when an officer, old school friend and his girlfriend's brother, comes into the group. The story ends tragically.

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  • Cast Size Male



Original Cast  
2nd Lieutenant Raleigh Frank Dermody
2nd Lieutenant Trotter Liam Ó Briain
Caiptín Hardy Peadar Ó Donnchadha
Saighdiúr Gearmánach Aodh Mac Dhubháin
2nd Lieutenant Hibbert Tomás Ó hÉaluighthe
Caiptín Stanhope Liam Mac Gearailt
Saighdiúir Uinsionn Ó Mathúna
Lieutenant Osborne Tadhg Ó Tuama
Mason (Cócaire na n-Oifigeach) Padraig Ó Beirn
Lance-Corpl. Broughton Seán Ó Loibhéadh
Maor-Sháirseant Complachta Séamus Mac Ugó
Cornal Seán Ó Loinrigh
Production Team  
Director Frank Dermody
Artistic Director Bean An Diolúnaigh
Music by Iníon De Brún
Electrician Tomás Mac an Ríogh


  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    Deireadh an Aistir

  • Year


  • Published By

    An Gúm

  • Address

    Foras na Gaeilge, 7 Cearnóg Mhuirfean
    Baile Átha Cliath 2
    Baile Átha Cliath
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    1850 325 325 / 0845 309 8142 (TÉ)

  • Email


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