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Milseog an tSamhraidh


  • Playwright

    Éilís Ní Dhuibhne 

  • Setting

    An Bhreatain Bheag sa naoú haois déag.

  • Synopsis

    Two young Irish women escape the great Famine by fleeing to Wales, where they eventually plan to go to Canada. Their plans change drastically when they meet up with some Irish travellers.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Is féidir dúbláil a dhéanamh.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Eibhlín Cathy Belton
Lady Sarah Cathy Belton
Lady Eleanor Joan Sheehy
Mór Joan Sheehy
Sian Karen Ardiff
Séamus Liam Heffernan
Bríd Lesley Conroy
Cáit Síle Ní Chonaonaigh
Production Team  
Director Kathy McArdle
Set Designer Ben Hennessy
Lighting Designer Nick McCall
Costume Designer Monica Ennis
Music written and performed by Mel Mercier
Singer Fiona Kelleher
Theatre Manager Richard Seager
Technical Manager Kieran Murphy
Production Manager Conleth White
Stage Manager Liz Nugent
Set Assistant Catherine Nealon
Costume Construction Ann O'Mahony
Wardrobe Assistant Orfhlaith Stafford
Poster Designer Brian Fay
Photography Tom Lawlor (1)
Publicity Mary Folan
Programme Brian Fay
Programme Emily Cullen
House Manager Ann Mulligan
Box Office Manager Elaine Winters

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Milseog an tSamhraidh agus Dún na mBan Trí Thine

  • Year


  • Published By

    Cois Life

  • Address

    62 Páirc na Rós, Ascaill na Cille
    Dún Laoghaire
    Co Bhaile Átha Cliath
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    353 1 2807951

  • Email


  • Website


  • ISBN

    ISBN: 978-1-901176-04-9

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Éilis Ní Dhuibhne

  • Address

    6 Seafield
    Co Átha Cliath
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    353 1 2825596

  • Email


Source Of Information

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