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An Fheilm

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Seán Ó hÓgáin 

  • Setting

    Tigh Thaidhg Uí Fhathaigh agus tigh Éamoinn Uí Choncheanainn, thart ar 1876.

  • Synopsis

    Based on an incident which supposedly happened fifty years previously, the play deals with a land-grabber, 'the bodach' who has won, not only the land but his rival's lover for his wife. The rival, a wasteful farmer, is about to lose his entire farm . His brother in-law comes back from America to help; he has no money but he has his own methods to deal with land-grabbers. It all comes to a tragic end.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    3

  • Cast Notes

    10

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Riocárd Ó Cearbhaill Gearóid Ó Lochlainn
Siobhán Máire Ní Shíothcháin
Murchadh Mac Cába Leon Ó Broin
Tadhg Ó Fáthuigh Tadhg Ó Scanaill
Éamonn Ó Coincheanainn Muiris Ó Catháin
Paits Ó Loingsigh Mícheál Ó Siochfhradha
Brighid Máire Bastabal
Máire Ní Mhuanaigh Nóra Ní Chathasaigh
Seán Óg Pádraig Ó Donnabháin
Séamus Pádraig Mac an Bháird

TRANSLATIONS

  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    An Fheilm

  • Year

    1962

  • Published By

    Oifig an tSoláthair

  • Address

    An Rannóg Post-Tráchta, 51 Faiche Stiabhna
    Baile Átha Cliath 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    01 6476000 / 1890 213434

  • Email

    info@opw.ie

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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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