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Dún na mBan Trí Thine


  • Playwright

    Éilís Ní Dhuibhne 

  • Author Notes

    Bunaithe ar ghearrscéalta óna leabhar Eating Women is Not Recommended.
  • Synopsis

    This is the story of Lennie, a woman whose life is falling apart. She is not getting on with her husband, her house is a mess, her children are a burden and her job is unrewarding. Much of Lennie's search for happiness and sanity is expressed through the medium of legends about women drawn from Irish popular tradition.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Is féidir dúbláil a dhéanamh. Tá radharcanna le grúpaí ann.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Máthair Joan Sheehy
Bean ón Lios Charlotte Bradley
Ball den Rang Fúála Charlotte Bradley
Bean ón Lios Caitríona Ní Mhurchú
Máire Ní Ógáin Caitríona Ní Mhurchú
Bean Uí Loingsigh Caitríona Ní Mhurchú
Guth Raidió Seán Ó Tarpaigh
Bean ón Lios Áine Ní Bhroin
Ball den Rang Fúála Áine Ní Bhroin
Mairéad Orla Mistéil
Bean ón Lios Megan Best
Ball den Rang Fúála Megan Best
Bean ón Lios Roseanne Smith
Ball den Rang Fúála Roseanne Smith
Sinéad Aoife de Búrca
Máistreás Charlotte Bradley
Cócaire Charlotte Bradley
Seanbhean Joan Sheehy
Banaltra Joan Sheehy
Máthair Shally Rua Joan Sheehy
Bean ón Lios Judith Ryan
Eoin Liam Heffernan
Séamus Liam Heffernan
Athair na hIarlaise Liam Heffernan
An tIascaire Liam Heffernan
Lenní Carmel O'Leary
Máthair na hIarlaise Carmel O'Leary
Maighdean Mhara Carmel O'Leary
Cití the Hare Carmel O'Leary
Sally Rua Carmel O'Leary
Áine Charlotte Bradley
Guth Raidió Áine Ní Dhíoraí
Production Team  
Director Kathy McArdle
Designer Barbara Bradshaw
Lighting Designer Paul Noble
Music Composed by Michael Seaver
Administration Assistant Máire Nic Eochaidh
Production Manager Tony Collins
Production Manager Jim Doran (1)
Stage Manager Liz Nugent
Wardrobe Siobhán Downey
Wardrobe Assistant Elizabeth Treacy
Stage Assistant Charoltte Loughnane
Poster Designer Brian Fay
Language Consultant Ré Ó Laighléis
Props Micil Ryan

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


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