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  • Playwright

    Bernard Duffy 

  • Setting

    The meeting room of a branch of the modern Order of Milesians.

  • Synopsis

    Members of the Order of Milesians meet in order to elect a district representative for the rural council. Chaos ensues as various perspectives on nationality and fraternity clash violently.

    A satire on the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

Original Cast  
J.F. Moore Fred O'Donovan (1)
Patrick Morahan Fred Harford
John Timley Arthur Sinclair
Edward Doonan H E Hutchinson
Tom Carrivan Sydney J Morgan
Francis Herrissey J M Kerrigan
James Dulvey J A O'Rourke
Peter Larrigan J.H. Dunne
Jim Hooligan Edward Reardon
Production Team  
Produced by St. John Greer Ervine

Rights Information

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and Ireland's Abbey Theatre: A History 1899-1951 by Lennox Robinson, with additional information from press cuttings of the time.