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  • Playwright

    Seán Mac Giollarnáth  Domhnall Ó Ríordáin 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Lady Gregory

  • Setting

    Cois calaidh in Iarthar na hÉireann

  • Synopsis

    The Irish translation of 'The Rising of the Moon' by Lady Gregory. The play deals with an RIC sergent who is in charge of capturing an escaped rebel. He is torn between duty and memories of youthful patriotism.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

Original Cast  
An Sáirsint Máirtín Ó Direáin
Póilí B Pádraig Ó Treabhair
Póilí X Pádraig Ó Baoighill (2)
Amhránaidhe Sráide Tomás Mac Einrí
Production Team  
Director Micheál Mac Liammóir
Set Designer Micheál Mac Liammóir
Lighting Micheál Mac Liammóir
Costumes Bean An Diolúnaigh

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