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An Talamh

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Tadhg Ó Donnchadha 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Padraic Colum 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar 'The Land'

  • Setting

    Tigh Mhic Choscraigh agus tigh Uí Dhobhraigh in iarthar na hÉireann, 1905.

  • Synopsis

    Two farmers in the West of Ireland, one a prosperous agriculturist the other a struggling man with little or no hope of getting out of his difficulties. The rich man's son is in love with the poor man's daughter, his father opposed to the marriage. The girl is deeply in love with the young man but she wants to head to America and can't see herself living the life of a farmer's wife.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
An Feirmeoir Eile Gearóid Ó Lochlainn
Conor Pádraig Ó Bróithe
Sadhbh Máire Ní Shíothcháin
Máirtín Mac Coscraigh Pól Ua Fearghail
Eileen Máire Ní Oisín
Mac Máirtín M. Ó Ciocrú
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet

TRANSLATIONS

  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    An Talamh: a n-a chur i nGaedhilg do Thórna [pseudon. of Tadhg O'Donnchadha].

  • Year

    1906

  • Published By

    Maunsel

  • Address

    Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Not Found

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ó ghearrthóga nuachta agus ó Stair Dhrámaíocht na Gaeilge 1900-1970 le P Ó Siadhail