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The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


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  • Playwright

    John Breen 

  • Synopsis

    Charles Haughey, the former Irish Taoiseach, visits a small farmer in County Mayo on his way from launching what was to become the Ceide Fields project. As the two men talk, Haughey's remarkable rise and fall is acting out in flashback around them.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer Paul Meade
Performer Garrett Keogh
Performer David Parnell
Performer Michael Hayes (1)
Performer Derek Reid
Performer Ciaran McMahon
Performer Karl Shiels
Performer Tara Quirke
Production Team  
Director John Breen
Set Designer Guy Barriscale
Lighting Designer Sinead McKenna
Costume Designer Tara van Zyl
Assistant Director Irene O'Mara
Production Manager Marey Devlin
Technical Manager David Guy
PR Gerry Lundberg
Graphic Design Raven Design
Photography Paul McCarthy (2)
Photography Fionn McCann
Casting Amy Rowan

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.