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De Réir na Rúibricí


  • Playwright

    Eoghan Ó Tuairisc 

  • Setting

    Lios an Aiceadaigh, áit iargúlta in Éirinn.

  • Synopsis

    Role-reversal is the predominant theme in the play. A retired school master has two sons– Marcus, the present headmaster of the school and Seán who is in the seminary in Maynooth. Marcus announces he is fed up with teaching and is going to leave. The master’s step-brother, Picí, is living with them. Picí suggests putting Seán in his place for the time being. A student, Lucinda, comes to learn from The Master and falls in love with Picí. Neili, the housemaid, falls in love with Seán and Marcus goes off to be a priest in Maynooth.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Níor aimsíodh clár don dráma seo agus mar sin níl eolas cruinn faoin bhfoireann ar fáil ag an bpointe seo.


  • Date of First Production

    16 February 1961

  • Producer

    Produced by An Taibhdhearc

  • Original Venue

    An Taibhdhearc

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    Bhuaigh an dráma seo duais an Oireachtais (1960). Léiríodh sa Damer é i mí Dheireadh Fómhair 1961.

Original Cast  
Production Team  
Director Traolach Ó hAonghusa


  • Contact

    Cartlann Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe

  • Address

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

  • Email


  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Rita Kelly

  • Address

    The Lock House
    Maganey, Athy
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0) 59 9145045

  • Email


Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ó Stair Dhrámaíocht na Gaeilge 1900-1970 le P Ó Siadhail agus ó Drámaí Eoghain Uí Thuairisc le Martin Nugent.