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The Wanton Tide


  • Playwright

    Niall Carroll 

  • Setting

    Set in a village on the shore of Dundalk Bay.

  • Synopsis

    A light comedy in which a local councillor plays three local business people off against each other in order to secure all of their votes at the next election and all of this observed by the local pipe-smoking village philosospher.

  • Play Type

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Mrs. Gallery Joan O'Hara
Bridget Mulchrone Brid Lynch
Con Carmody Pat Layde
Dan McGriskin Micheál Ó hAonghusa
Councillor Andrew Nealon Edward Golden
Ned Graham Harry Brogan
Nora Nealon Aideen O'Kelly
Bartholomew Mulchrone Ray McAnally
Very Rev. Cornelius Canon Convery T.P. McKenna
Gerry Gallery Vincent Dowling
Production Team  
Settings by Tomás Mac Anna
Produced by Ria Mooney
Stage Manager Sean Mooney(2)

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Source Of Information

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