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Maistín an Bheurla


  • Playwright

    Douglas Hyde (Dubhghlas de hÍde) 

  • Setting

    Áit: Teach beag feirme

  • Notes

    Rinne Lady Gregory aistriúchán Béarla ar an ndráma seo faoin teideal 'The School Master'. Tá difríochtaí suntasacha le feiceáil idir an dhá leagan; cuireann Lady Gregory deireadh difriúil ar fad lena leagan féin, mar shampla.

  • Synopsis

    A bilingual piece about a bureaucratic schoolteacher who tries to promote the spread of English in the parish by banning his pupils from speaking in their own native Irish. His mission is foiled, however, when the new heir to local estate transpires to be an educated young noblewoman with fluent Irish.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act


Original Cast  


  • Title

    Selected Plays of Douglas Hyde. With translations by Lady Gregory. Chosen and with an introduction by Gareth W. Dunleavy and Janet Egleson Dunleavy

  • Year


  • Published By

    Colin Smythe Ltd.

  • Address

    P.O. Box 6
    Gerrards Cross
    Buckinghamshire SL9 8XA

  • Phone

    + 44 1753 886000

  • Email

  • Website

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  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    Maistín an Bheurla

  • 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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