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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Larry O'Loughlin 

  • Setting

    The American-Mexican war, 1846-1848.

  • Synopsis

    During the years of the American-Mexican war(1846-48) some 3000 immigrant soldiers deserted the American army, more tha 500 of these- mainly Irish-joined the Mexican side where, led by John Riley from Clifden, Co. Galway, they fought as the San Patricios Battalion, narrated by a fictional character, Tomas O Byrne from Tallaght, Co. Dublin.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    13 November 2008

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Larry O'Loughlin.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Civic Theatre

Original Cast  
Tomas O Byrne Stephen Jones
Production Team  
Director Aislinn O'Loughlin
Music by Daragh Butler

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Larry O'Loughlin

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    larryoloughlin@gmail.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.