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The Wind that Shakes the Barley

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Mícheál Ó hAodha 

  • Setting

    The Quinlvian farmhouse in Co Clare, 1942

  • Synopsis

    The elder son of a former Irish republican incurs the wrath of the local priest by his efforts to form a peasant co-operative. As a result, the bishop withdraws the younger son from a seminary in Maynooth. The mother, outraged at wrecking of her ambitions for her younger son, tries to oust the elder one from his inheritance.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Fr Dan Quinlivan Séamus Ó Tuama
Mary Casey Lind Callanan
Jer Quinlivan Nicolás Fitzgerald
Nora Quinlivan Joan Dawson
Con Gerard Tierney
Martin Tadhg Murray
Production Team  
Director Christopher Clinton

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