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Boicíní Bhóthar Kilburn


  • Playwright

    Micheál Ó Conghaile(2) 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Jimmy Murphy 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar 'Kings of the Kilburn High Road' (2000)

  • Setting

    Teach Tábhairne ar Bhóthair Kilburn, Londain.

  • Synopsis

    1975 six young men left Connemara to work in London. Twenty-five years later one of them returns home -- in a coffin. The five remaining friends meet in a London pub on the day of his funeral. Their meeting that day reveals their own complex relationships and lifts the veil on the untold story of thousands of lost Irish in London.

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    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male



Original Cast  
Gerry Willy Brendan Conroy
Máirtín Ruaidhrí Donncha Crowley
Joe Mhaoláin Brendan Murray
Jap Sheáin Antoine Peadar Cox
Séimí Ruaidhrí John Keane
Production Team  
Director Lara Ní Chathmhaoil
Set Owen Mac Carthaigh
Lighting Sarah Jane Shiels
Sound Breege Brennan
Lighting Operator Mike Byrne
Scenic Artist Ger Sweeney
Poster Designer Máirín Ceith
Photography Jane Talbot (1)
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  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    Go dTaga do Ríocht, Boicíní Bhóthar Kilburn agus Cripil Inis Meáin

  • Year


  • Published By

    Cló Iar-Chonnachta

  • Address

    Cló Iar-Chonnachta
    Indreabhán, Conamara
    Co na Gaillimhe
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    353 91 593 307

  • Website

  • RRP


  • ISBN

    ISBN 978 1 905560 47 9 (Reference)


  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Mícheál Ó Conghaile

  • Address

    c/o Cló Iar-Chonnachta
    Contae na Gaillimhe
    Republic of Ireland


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