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This Other Eden


  • Playwright

    Louis d'Alton 

  • Synopsis

    In the centre of town stands a monument to the local patriotic hero, IRA Commandant Carberry. When it is discovered that he had fathered an illegitimate son, the townspeople try their best to rescue the reputation of the hero and their town.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Roger Crispin Christopher Casson
Crowd Member Doreen Madden
Crowd Member Ita O' Mahony
Sergeant Crilly Brian O'Higgins
Conor Heaphy Ronnie Walsh
Crowd Member Philip O'Flynn
P.McNeely, TD. Micheál Ó hAonghusa
Pat Tweedy Micheál Ó Briain
John McRoarty Geoff Golden
Canon Moyle, PP Edward Golden
Mick Devereux Bill Foley
Humphry Clannery Harry Brogan
Maire McRoarty Máire Ní Dhomhnaill
Crowd Member Angela Newman
Crowd Member Ray McAnally
Crowd Member Joan O'Hara
Crowd Member Joe Lynch
Production Team  
Settings by Vere Dudgeon
Produced by Ria Mooney

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