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This Other Eden


  • Playwright

    Louis d'Alton 

  • Synopsis

    In the centre of town stands a monument to the local patriotic hero, IRA Commandant Carberry. When it is discovered that he had fathered an illegitimate son, the townspeople try their best to rescue the reputation of the hero and their town.

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Original Cast  
Roger Crispin Christopher Casson
Crowd Member Joan O'Hara
Crowd Member Ray McAnally
Crowd Member Angela Newman
Maire McRoarty Máire Ní Dhomhnaill
Humphry Clannery Harry Brogan
Mick Devereux Bill Foley
Canon Moyle, PP Edward Golden
John McRoarty Geoff Golden
Pat Tweedy Micheál Ó Briain
P.McNeely, TD. Micheál Ó hAonghusa
Crowd Member Philip O'Flynn
Conor Heaphy Ronnie Walsh
Sergeant Crilly Brian O'Higgins
Crowd Member Ita O' Mahony
Crowd Member Doreen Madden
Crowd Member Joe Lynch
Production Team  
Settings by Vere Dudgeon
Produced by Ria Mooney


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