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Faoi Dheireadh Thiar


  • Playwright

    Joe Steve Ó Neachtain 

  • Synopsis

    This play is set in an old people's home on Christmas Eve and each of the characters has their own tale to tell: Taimín Chualáin is waiting for a letter from his son in Australia which will never arrive; Coilmín an Bhreathnaigh, a troublemaker who has spent his life dodging responsibility; Sally, a once glamorous lady who still thinks she is living her past life; and Meaig Loideáin who has been put in the home against her will and is determined to take out her anger on those around her. The staff of the home also have their tales to tell - Máirín, the matron, who has never married due to a tragedy in her life and Jackie, a young nurse who is starting out in life but has to come to terms with a new twist in her fate.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female



  • Date of First Production

    06 March 2008

  • Producer

    Produced by An Taibhdhearc

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Ní raibh an Taibhdhearc ar fáil mar ionad don léiriú seo mar go raibh sí dúnta de bharr dóiteáin.

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    Léiríodh den chéad uair é i Seanscoil Sailearna, Indreabhán, Co. na Gaillime.

Original Cast  
Jackie Brídín Nic Dhonncha
Taimín Chualáín Joe Steve Ó Neachtain
Darach Loideáin Josie Ó Cualáin
Meaig Loideáin Máirín Uí Neachtain
Coilmín a' Bhreathnaigh Diarmuid Mac an Adhastair
Sally Caitlín Ní Chonghaile
Matron Máire Uí Dhroighneáin
Máirín Máire Uí Dhroighneáin
Production Team  
Director Josie Ó Cualáin
Designer Seán Ó Flaithearta
Lighting Designer Pat O'Reilly (2)
Lighting Pat O'Reilly (2)
Costume Designer Blánaid Ní Nuanáin
Sound Pat O'Reilly (2)
Production Manager Áine Ní Dhroighneáin
Stage Manager Fionnuala Ní Fhlatharta
Set Construction Gavin Morgan
Programme Design Caomhán Ó Scolaí
Poster Designer Caomhán Ó Scolaí
Photography Jane Talbot (1)
Make-Up Lorraine Walsh


  • Title

    Faoi Dheireadh Thiar

  • Year


  • Published By

    Cló Iar-Chonnachta

  • Address

    Cló Iar-Chonnachta
    Indreabhán, Conamara
    Co na Gaillimhe
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    353 91 593 307

  • Website

  • ISBN

    978 1 905560 26 4


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