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Slis den tSean-Mhaide


  • Playwright

    Seán Mac Thorcail 

  • Synopsis

    Donal, a farmer, and Máire, a widow, have lived in the same village all of their lives. They were sweethearts in their youth, but eventually fell out over an unfortunate misunderstanding and haven't exchanged a word since. When Donal's son starts taking an interest in Máire's daughter, his father is dead set against the relationship. But the young man won't give up without a fight ...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female



  • Date of First Production

    20 May 1939

  • Production Notes

    Léirithe ag Cumann Drámaíochta na Ceathrún Rua faoi choimirce na Taibhdheirce.

  • Producer

    Co-produced by An Taibhdhearc

  • Original Venue

    An Taibhdhearc

Original Cast  
Domhnall Ó Néill Colm Mac Fualáin
Tomás Cóilín Ó Caodhain
Máire Ní Bhriain Brighid Nic Fualáin
Mall Máire Nic Dhonnchadha
Páidín Colm Ó Conghaola
Production Team  
Director Brighid Ní Loideáin


  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    Slis den tsean-mhaide

  • Year


  • Published By

    An Gúm

  • Address

    Foras na Gaeilge, 7 Cearnóg Mhuirfean
    Baile Átha Cliath 2
    Baile Átha Cliath
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    1850 325 325 / 0845 309 8142 (TÉ)

  • Email


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