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The Fabulous Journey of Mac Con Glin


  • Playwright

    Peter O'Shaughnessy  Anthony Blinco 

  • Synopsis

    The story of how Mac Con Glin came to two feasts and how, with the help of the wizard doctor, he cured the King of Munster of the demon of gluttony.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer Jack Walsh
Performer Robert Coyle
Performer Declan Doyle
Performer Niamh Mahon
Performer Gay Harding
Performer Mairin Mythen
Performer David McKenna
Performer Ruth McCabe
Performer Roger Doyle
Performer Mary Ryan
Performer Daire Brehan
Production Team  
Director Art Ó Briain
Design Consultant Nigel Rolfe
Costumes Anna O'Sullivan
Puppet Design and Construction Anna O'Sullivan
Stage Manager Ailish McBride
Assistant Stage Manager Violet Green
Wardrobe Assistant Taffina Farrington

Unpublished Scripts

  • Contact

    The Papers of Peter O'Shaughnessy

  • Address

    Manuscripts Department, National Library of Australia
    Parkes Place, Parkes ACT 2600

  • Phone

    +61 (0)2 6262 1266

  • Website

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Peter O'Shaughnessy

  • Address

    19 St Johns North, The Broadway

  • Email

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme. Additional information was taken from the 1981 Dublin Theatre Festival programme.