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The Sealwoman and the Fisher


  • Playwright

    Miriam Gallagher 

  • Setting

    Ancient Ireland

  • Synopsis

    The god of Christianity and an old sea god struggle for a fisherman's soul. Based on folk tales of Donegal.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Chorus and musician called for

Original Production

Original Cast  
Chorus Mia Gallagher
Sealwoman Fidelma O'Dowda
Fisher Seamus Newham
Chorus Helen Healy
Production Team  
Director Eilis Mullan
Choreographer Mary Nunan
Musician Frank O'Sullivan

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Fancy Footwork: Selected Plays by Miriam Gallagher

  • Year


  • Published By

    Society of Irish Playwrights

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • ISBN

    0-9538200 09

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