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Dúbhairt sé Dábhairt sé


  • Playwright

    Pádraig Ó Siochfhradha 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Lady Gregory

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar 'Spreading the News' (1904)
  • Setting

    Áit: Sráidbhaile beag faoin dtuath Am: Tús na Fichiú hAoise

  • Synopsis

    In a small village in rural Ireland, a new (English) magistrate inspects stalls at the local fair, expecting the worst. Because of Mrs. Tarpey's hearing impairment and the villagers' love of gossip, a misunderstanding grows and grows, leading to a false arrest for a murder that never happened...

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts

    One Act

Original Production

Original Cast  

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Dubhairt Sé Dabhairt Sé

  • 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


Rights Information

  • Copyright Expired

Source Of Information

Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ón leabhar 'Stair Dhrámaíocht na Gaeilge 1900-1970' le Pádraig Ó Siadhail