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An Béal Bocht


  • Playwright

    Darach Mac Con Iomaire 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Flann O'Brien 

  • Author Notes

    Athchóiriú stáitse ar shaothar Bhrian Uí Nualláin nó Myles na gCopaleen/Flann O'Brien mar ab fhearr aithne air.

  • Setting

    Corca Dorcha, in aice Oileáin Árainn, Na Rosainn agus Na Blascaoidí.

  • Synopsis

    Mac Con Iomaire's production of the famous novel proves that the Irish language movement and its understanding of the Gaeltacht community continues to lend itself to satire.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male



  • Date of First Production

    April 2004

  • Producer

    Produced by An Taibhdhearc

  • Original Venue

    An Taibhdhearc

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    Rinneadh leagan stáitse eile ar an saothar seo i mBaile Átha Cliath i 1994.

Original Cast  
Ball den Fhoireann Marc Mac Lochlainn
Ball den Fhoireann Darach Ó Dubháin
Production Team  
Director Darach Mac Con Iomaire
Set Designer Dara McGee
Costume Designer Breege Fahy
Puppet Design and Construction Carmel Balfe
Puppet Design and Construction Tom Meskall
Production Manager Claire Waldron
Stage Manager Tomás Seoighe
Set Construction Mike McHugh
Set Construction Gavin Morgan
Set Construction Máirtín de Nuinseáin
Set Construction Pauline Ryan
Set Construction Ricky Pringle
Set Construction Andy Connellan
Poster Designer Vincent Murphy
Photography Andrew Downes
Publicity Bridget Bhreathnach
Video John Armitage


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Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ó ghearrthóga nuachta agus ón gclár don athchóiriú stáitse ar 'Cré na Cille' a rinne Mac Con Iomaire.