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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Séamus de Bhilmot 

  • Setting

    Mainistir láimh leis an bhfarraige in iarthar na hÉireann, in aois Bhreandáin Naofa; halla i seanchaisleán in aice le Cionn tSáile, Lá Coille 1601; seomra i dtigh solais ar an Oileán Glas (Greenly Island) i n-aice le cósta Cheanada.

  • Synopsis

    A wide-ranging play which opens with St Brendan talking of America. Moving on, the Battle of Kinsale is in progress and we are led to understand the Battle is lost through the treachery of a returned Yank. This Yank emigrates to Greeny Island in Canada. Many years later, a young Irish airman crosses the Atlantic on the first great flight, starting off from Kinsale. He lands in Greeny Island and the defeat of Kinsale is atoned for after certain incidents occur...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    12

  • Cast Notes

    Dúbláil á déanamh ag beirt aisteoirí.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
An Blácach Gearóid Ó Lochlainn
Fear an Tighe Soluis Gearóid Ó Lochlainn
Seantaoiseach Pádraig Ó Bróithe
Fear an Ghléas-gan-srang Éamonn Ó Dochartaigh
An Stacabólach Annraoi Saidléar
An File Tomás Loibhéid
An tEitilleóir Tomás Loibhéid
Breanndán Naomhtha Piaras Béaslaí
An Druinnire Tadhg Mac Firbhisigh
Mac Mathghamhna Próinnsias Ó Conaire
Captaen Gaedhalach Donnchadh Ó Céileachair
Manach Óg Cathal Ó Ceallaigh
Production Team  
Director Piaras Béaslaí

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ón gclár don chéad léiriú agus ó Stair Dhrámaíocht na Gaeilge 1900-1970 le P Ó Siadhail.