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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Máirtín Ó Direáin 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    T.C. Murray 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar 'Sovereign Love' (1913)

  • Synopsis

    The play centres on two families, The O’Donnells and the Kearneys, each eager to make marriage matches for their children with sound financial gain. Donal Kearney arranges for Andy Hyde, wealthy and returned from America, to marry his daughter, Ellen. But Hyde does not appear as arranged. Similarly, David O’Donnell’s intended does not appear. A match is made between the two young people. Just as the deal is done Hyde appears flashing his bankbook. Donal Kearney reneges on the arrangement with the O’Donnells and the two young lovers are left devastated.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Production Team  
Director Frank Dermody

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  • Contact

    Cartlann Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe

  • Address

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

  • Email

    specialcollections@nuigalway.ie

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