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Silicon Sweethearts


  • Playwright

    Donal O'Kelly 

  • Setting

    The action takes place in Ireland in 1981.

  • Synopsis

    Based on an actual incident, Silicon Sweethearts charts the effects of the sudden departure of a US multinational from Ireland.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    28 May 1984

  • Production Notes

    Presented by Blade Productions.
  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Focus Theatre

Original Cast  
Fergus Rooney Eamonn Hunt
Carmel Rooney Bernie Downes
Stephen Stool Jack Lynch
Olive Boylan Laura Devlin
Production Team  
Director David McKenna
Lighting Designer Leon Conway

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.