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Moloney

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Seán Ó Tuama 

  • Setting

    Éire, sa seachtú haois déag.

  • Notes

    Bhain an dráma seo duais an Oireachtais amach i 1956.

  • Synopsis

    This play is based on an incident in the last days of the life of Oliver Plunkett. A silenced priest comes forward to betray the Archbishop and then wrestles with his keen but faltering conscience.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Notes

    Baineadh eolas faoin bhfoireann ó ghearrthóga nuachta an lae agus mar sin níl siad iomlán. Tá slua príosúnach sa dráma freisin.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    31 December 1956

  • Producer

    Produced by Compántas Chorcaí In association with An Damer

  • Original Venue

    The Damer Hall/An Damer

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    Léiríodh an dráma seo ar dtús ag an Oireachtas in Amharclann an R.I.A.M. i mBaile Átha Cliath ar an 29 Deireadh Fómhair 1956.

Original Cast  
Sagart Dan Donovan
Moll Máire Ní Lochlainn
An tArdEaspag Oilibhéar Pluincéad Séamus Páircéir
Ball den Fhoireann Pádraig Ó Súilleabháin
Ball den Fhoireann Eibhlín Ní Dhrisceoil
Production Team  
Director Dan Donovan

TRANSLATIONS

  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    Moloney agus Drámaí Eile

  • Year

    1966

  • Published By

    An Clóchomhar Tta

  • Address

    Baile Átha Cliath
    Republic of Ireland

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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.