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Mountain Flood

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Jack P. Cunningham 

  • Author Notes

    Cunningham's play was a winning entry in an Abbey Theatre Playwriting compettition.

  • Setting

    Set in a wild and boggy district of North Mayo, sometime around 1900.

  • Synopsis

    A drunken poteen brewer murders his drunken elder brother and blames it on an innocent man, also drunk at the time. He very nearly gets away with it too, until in a fit of temper he shoves a hayfork through the side of Thomasheen Sweeney's dog, and Thomasheen, who happened to witness the killing, lets the cat out of the bag.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Unspecified Character(s) Harry Brogan
Unspecified Character(s) Micheál Ó hAonghusa
Unspecified Character(s) Brid Lynch
Unspecified Character(s) Brian O'Higgins
Unspecified Character(s) Walter Macken

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from press cuttings. Additional information, including crew credits, will be added at a future date if an original production programme is located in an archive.