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Cripil Inis Meáin


  • Playwright

    Micheál Ó Conghaile(2) 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Martin McDonagh 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar The Cripple of Inishmaan

  • Setting

    Inis Meáin, Gaillimh 1934.

  • Synopsis

    Word comes from Inishmore that the Robert Flaherty of Hollywood is making the film 'Man of Aran' and Cripple Billy thinks he might have a chance of getting a part in the film. Even if he doesn't it will be a temporary escape from the boredom of his life at home.

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Original Cast  
Eilín Osborne Bríd Ní Neachtain
An Dochtúir McSharry Brendan Murray
Helen McCormick Brídín Nic Dhonncha
Billí Claven Darach Ó Dubháin
Mamaí O'Dougal Áine Ní Dhroighneáin
Bobby Bhobby Seán Ó Flatharta
Johnny Pheaitín Mhaidhc Mícheál Ó Dughaill
Kate Osborne Bridie Ní Churraoin
Beairtlín McCormick Micheál Seoighe
Production Team  
Director Beartla M Ó Flatharta
Lighting Designer John Comiskey
Costume Designer Aisling Wallace Byrne
Sound Designer Conor McBrierty
Music Composed by Máirtín O'Connor
Production Manager Jane Talbot (1)
Assistant Stage Manager Zelda Ní Choisdealbha
Lighting Operator Marcus Quinlan
Sound Operator Elaine Scahill
Production Assistant Mairéad Ní Chualáin


  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    Go dTaga do Ríocht, Boicíní Bhóthar Kilburn agus Cripil Inis Meáin

  • Year


  • Published By

    Cló Iar-Chonnachta

  • Address

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

  • Phone

    353 91 593 307

  • Website

  • RRP


  • ISBN

    ISBN 978 1 905560 47 9 (Reference)


  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Mícheál Ó Conghaile

  • Address

    c/o Cló Iar-Chonnachta
    Contae na Gaillimhe
    Republic of Ireland


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