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Patrick Sarsfield


  • Playwright

    Christine Longford 

  • Setting

    Dublin Castle, April 1690 Limerick Castle, August 1690-August 1691

  • Synopsis

    A play about the life of Patrick Sarsfield, the first Earl of Lucan who was born at Lucan, Co Dublin, around 1650. Sarsfield led the second flight of the Wild Geese. After the Treaty of Limerick, he marched to Cork with 11,000 soldiers and embarked for France. He died in the Battle of Landen in 1693.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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Original Production

Original Cast  
King James Christopher Casson
The Duke of Berwick Dermot Walsh
The Duchess of Tyrconnell T. St. John Barry
Mrs. Dillon Bonnie Fagan
Doctor King John Biggerstaff
Henry Luttrell Michael Ripper
Lady Rosse Nora O'Mahony
General D'Usson Dan O'Connell(2)
Patrick Sarsfield Maurice O'Brien (1)
Lady Honora Cathleen Delany
A Sergeant Pat Delahunty
Production Team  
Settings by Carl Bonn
Costume Designer Lord Longford
Musician Gretta Smith
Musician Alice Brough
Musician Margaret McNamee
Produced by John Izon
Manager Lord Longford
Secretary Maureen Naish-Gray

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Patrick Sarsfield

  • Year


  • Published By

    Hodges, Figgis & Co.

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Lady Boyd

  • Address

    Ince Castle

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)1752 842 672

  • Email

Source Of Information

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