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Sgéal an Tighe


  • Playwright

    Máire Ní Chinnéide 

  • Setting

    Cuid 1: Teach Ruaidhrí agus Gráinne, an lá atá inniu ann (1950idí) Cuid 2: An teach céanna, 300 bliain roimhe sin (an 17ú aois)

  • Synopsis

    When Gráinne and Ruaidhrí inherit a fine old house from Gráinne's aunt, they can't understand the unsettling atmosphere in the place. One day, however, a friend finds an old manuscript containing the full history of the premises. The couple discover that they are not the first Gráinne and Ruaidhrí to live in the house, and learn of a tragically thwarted love story that played within these walls three centuries previously ...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


Original Production

Original Cast  
Production Team  
Director Seán Ó Conchubhair

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Scéal an Tighe

  • Year


  • Published By

    An Gúm

  • Address

    Foras na Gaeilge, 7 Cearnóg Mhuirfean
    Baile Átha Cliath 2
    Baile Átha Cliath
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    1850 325 325 / 0845 309 8142 (TÉ)

  • Email


Unpublished Scripts

  • Contact

    An Comhlachas Náisiúnta Drámaíochta

  • Address

    Tulach na hÉigse
    Camus Conamara
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    00353 91 574 146

  • Website


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Source Of Information

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