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An Ráidhteas Oifigeamhail

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Séamus de Bhilmot 

  • Setting

    Dráma suite i dteach solais in aimsir an chogaidh.

  • Synopsis

    An anti-war drama set in a lighthouse during WW2. There are three men on duty, the Keeper (whose son is a sailor), the Radio Officer and a navy Captain. A message is relayed over the radio to turn off the light because it is being used by the enemy bombers who are targeting an arms factory next to where the Captain's family live. The Captain turns off the light and a ship is lost at sea - causing the death of the Keeper's son.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
An Captaen Gearóid Ó Lochlainn
Oifigeach Raidió Ciarán Ó hAnnracháin
An Coimeádaí Séamus Ó hEaluithe
Production Team  
Director Frank Dermody
Musical Director Proinnsias Ó Gallchobhair

TRANSLATIONS

  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    An Ráidhteas Oifigeamhail

  • Year

    1944

  • 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 ó ghearrthóga nuachta agus ó Stair Dhrámaíocht na Gaeilge 1900-1970 le P Ó Siadhail.