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They Got What They Wanted

An improbable comedy by Louis D'Alton


  • Playwright

    Louis d'Alton 

  • Setting

    The action passes in the living room of the Murnaghan family somewhere in the Midlands.

  • Synopsis

    A legacy of half a million pounds is up for grabs in a Midlands town.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Owen Tubridy Harry Brogan
Tom Cassidy Pádraig Ó Dulchonta
Sally Murnaghan Máire Ní Thuathail
Bessie Murnaghan Eileen Crowe
Nora Murnaghan Dóirín Ní Mhaidín
Joe McGrath Seán O'Maonaigh
Derry Murnaghan Raghnall Breathnach
Lorcan Micheál O'Duinn
Matty McGrath Brian O'Higgins
Jack Murnaghan Seathrún O Goilí
Peter Murnaghan Micheál Ó Briain
Bartley Murnaghan F J McCormick
Production Team  
Director Michael J. Dolan
Settings by Máire Puirséil
Stage Manager Udolphus Wright

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