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An Balbhán Bréige


  • Playwright

    Gearóid Ó Lochlainn 

  • Synopsis

    A comedy about a painter who used to have a mute as his assistant and who is getting an allowance from his uncle towards the mute's wages even though the poor man died a while before. The uncle visits and a friend of Domhnall's, Peadar, takes on the role of the mute. Matters of the heart also threaten to interfere with the plan.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female



Original Cast  
Uncail Dáithí Gearóid Ó Lochlainn
Bean Uí Riagáin Maighréad Nic Dhonnchadha
Máirín Máirín Ní Chadháín
Domhnall Colm Ó hEochadha
Bhaitéar Breandán Ó Tighearnaigh
Peadar Éamonn Ó hEochadha
Ó Cearbhaill Risteárd Ó Riain
Sibéal Eilís Ní Nuanáin
Production Team  
Director Gearóid Ó Lochlainn
Stage Manager Tomás Mac an Rí


  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    An Balbhán Bréige

  • Year


  • Published By

    Oifig an tSoláthair

  • Address

    An Rannóg Post-Tráchta, 51 Faiche Stiabhna
    Baile Átha Cliath 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    01 6476000 / 1890 213434

  • Email


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