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An Nóibhíseach


  • Playwright

    Risteárd Ó Broin 

  • Setting

    Gairdín na mainistreach.

  • Synopsis

    Brother Dominic and Brother Brendan are on retreat. They are interrupted by a forceful woman banging on the front gate. It appears her son has a vocation or so his mother has told him. Mamma arranges matters with the Abbot and her boy is entered into the monastery. With his arrival, life inside changes, but only for a short while.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female



  • Date of First Production

    July 1976

  • Producer

    Produced by An Taibhdhearc

  • Original Venue

    An Taibhdhearc

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    Bhí an dráma seo mar chuid den tsraith 'Seoda', oícheanta ceoil, damhsa agus drámaíocht a reachtáil an Taibhdhearc gach Luan, Céadaoin agus Aoine i mí Iúil agus Lúnasa na bliana 1976.

Original Cast  
Buachaill Seán Mac Giollarnáth
An Bráthair Dominic Seán Lileas
An Bráthair Breandán Mícheál Mac Giolla Cheallaigh
An Mháthair Síghle Ní Chonaill
Production Team  
Director Risteárd Ó Broin
Lighting Risteárd Ó Broin
Lighting Gearóid Ó hArtagáin
Lighting Liam Ó Conchúir
Costumes Máire Stafford
Sound Gearóid Ó hArtagáin
Sound Liam Ó Conchúir
Musical Director Pádraig Ó Carra
Stage Director Úna Ní Dhubhlaoich
Scenery Risteárd Ó Broin
Photography Neil Warner
Publicity Pádraig Ó Baoill (1)
Publicity Risteárd Ó Broin
Props Dorataí Ní Shionnacháin


  • Contact

    An Taibhdhearc

  • Address

    19 An tSráid Láir /19 Middle Street
    Galway City / Cathair na Gaillimhe
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)91 562 024

  • Email

  • Website


  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    An Taibhdhearc

  • Address

    19 An tSráid Láir/19 Middle Street
    Galway City / Cathair na Gaillimhe
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

  • Website


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