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Cúig Peso ar an Domhnach


  • Playwright

    Seán Stafford 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Josefina Niggli 

  • Author Notes

    Aistrithe ón Spáinnis.

  • Setting

    Cearnóg bheag i mBaile Las Cuatro Milpas i dtuaisceart Mheicsiceo, tráthnóna Domhnaigh go moch, sa lá atá inniu ann (1962)

  • Synopsis

    Women fight because of love and insults - but there is a fine for fighting on a Sunday.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female



Original Cast  
Fidel Seán Stafford
Berta Éils Ní Óráin
Salome Moncha Ní Riain
Tonia Oilibh Ní Shearcaigh
Celestina Maedhbh Ní Riain
Production Team  
Director Traolach Ó hAonghusa
Stage Manager Tomás Mac an Rí
Assistant Stage Manager Risteárd Ó Broin
Assistant Stage Manager Aidhrín Bean Uí Bhroin
Assistant Stage Manager Aingil Ní Chaomhánaigh
Assistant Stage Manager Seosamh Ó Conduibh


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Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ón gclár don chéad léiriú agus ó Stair Dhrámaíocht na Gaeilge 1900-1970 le P Ó Siadhail.