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The Homes of Tipperary


  • Playwright

    Seamus De Burca 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Charles J. Kickham

  • Synopsis

    An adaptation of Kickham's novel set in the Ireland of 1835 with the first evictions and emigration starting to become part of everyday life.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    15 April 1968

  • Production Notes

    Presented by Jack Cruise Productions
  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    3Olympia Theatre

Original Cast  
Mary Kearney Máire Hastings
Matt Donovan Edmund Browne
Barney Broderick Jack Cruise
Grace Kieley Dearbhla Carlile
Bessy Morris Clare Mullen
Mr. Lowe Robert Carlile
Phil Lahy Seamus Healy
Billy Heffernan Joseph Pilkington
A Minstrel Ian Priestley Mitchell
Tom Hogan Liam Sweeney
Peg Brady Áine Ní Mhuirí
Maurice Kearney Ronnie Walsh
Norah Lahy Leslie Lalor
Mick Brian Chris O'Neill
Beresford Pender Godfrey Quigley
Hugh Kearney Clive Geraghty
Mrs. Kearney Anna Manahan
Ned Brophy Des Nealon
Honor Lahy Patty Ryan
Production Team  
Director Frank J. Bailey
Settings by George Gavan Duffy
Stage Director Bríd Ní Shúilleabháin
Stage Manager Tommy Rogers
Stage Manager David Byrne(2)
Assistant Stage Manager Leslie Lalor

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and other published material.