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The Deputy's Daughter


  • Playwright

    James Anthony Butler 

  • Synopsis

    When Deputy Quinn dies his seat in government becomes free. During his time in office he was known for his trickery and dishonesty. In an effort to hold on to the seat in the upcoming by-election, Sean Barry, an ambitious parliamentary secretary, convinces the good natured daughter of the deceased TD to stand for election and fight against political dishonesty.

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Original Cast  
Sean Barry T.P. McKenna
Liam McInerney Peadar Lamb
May Quinn Angela Newman
Tadhg Mills Harry Brogan
Pat Mackey Bill Foley
Mickey Scally Micheál Ó Briain
James O'Rourke Micheál Ó hAonghusa
Mrs. Anne O'Shaughnessy Marie Kean
Jim Finnegan Pat Layde
Daniel Regan Eoin Ó Súilleabháin
Production Team  
Settings by Tomás Mac Anna
Produced by Ria Mooney


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