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Oighreacht na Mara

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Walter Macken 

  • Setting

    An Cladach, Contae na Gaillimhe

  • Synopsis

    A fisherman's family is split apart because the son Seán refuses to follow in his father's footsteps. Then Máirtin, the father, is killed in his boat when he tackles the foreign trawlers who are endangering the fishermen's livelihood. Seán abandons his dreams of going to England and stays home to become a fisherman.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Nóra Íde Ní Mhathúna
Seán Walter Macken
Máirtín Breathnach John Laurie
Tom Micheál Ó Beirn
Pait Éagartaigh Seán Ó hÓráin
Peig Peigí Ní Choinnigh
Sorcha Ní Neachtain Cairmeal Ní Bheagáin
Timín Seán Ó Curráidín
Seán Ó Domhnall Aindrias Mac Eochaidh
Production Team  
Director Walter Macken
Set Designer Walter Macken
Stage Manager Tomás Mac an Rí

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Cartlann Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe

  • Address

    Roinn na mBailiúchán Spesialta
    Leabharlann Shéamais Uí Argadáin
    OÉ Gaillimh
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    specialcollections@nuigalway.ie

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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.