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Siúl Barr Cnoic


  • Playwright

    Frank Carney 

  • Setting

    Seanteach solais ar an gcósta taobh le Cuan Módh sna caogaidí.

  • Synopsis

    Play set in a lighthouse in Clew bay where a man, gone half-crazy with piety, his senile father his aged mother and his three children live. They have been hiding from the world for 21 years. The fact that the eldest daughter has given birth to an imbecile and illegitimate child had driven the family from the mainland to live in the old lighthouse. The child was kept in chains in a large cupboard in the kitchen, fed by its mother and kept well hidden. No one is happy and when the eldest son returns from the US he goes about changing things.

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Original Cast  
Tomás Martin Dempsey
Tom Micheál Ó Fiannachta
Sorcha Máirín Duraic
An Sáirsint Diarmuid Ó hAirt
Maria Sinéad Cól
Daideo Séamus Ó Tuama
Séamus Pádraig Ó Gaora
Treasa Máiréad Ní Dhálaigh
Maimeo Gobnait Ní Shúilleabháin
Gregory Annraoi Ó Liatháin
An tAth. Mac Giobúin Seán Ó Síothcháin
Uncail Pat Con Ó Seaghdha
Seán Donal Ó Coistealbha
Neillí Máire Ní Liatháin
Production Team  
Director Martin Dempsey
Lighting Doireann Ní Dhonnghusa
Stage Manager Sinéad Cól
Stage Manager Ciarán Mac Afraidh
Stage Crew Bernadette Nic an Aircinnigh
Stage Crew Pádraigín Nic Shéamus


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