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Eamonn [from menswear]


  • Playwright

    Fionn Foley 

  • Synopsis

    A one-man musical comedy interrogating the essence of Irish identity and culture while asking the questions: "What makes someone Irish?", "Who decides who is welcome in Ireland?" and "Do you have these in a size nine?" Eamonn is the manager of a menswear store. He is young; a devoted father and husband; a diligent worker; a considerate neighbour; and a passionate karaoke enthusiast. Like many young Irish men, Eamonn lives his life according to his own self-curated code of ethics, but the principles he once swore by become contorted and unstable when slowly encroaching questions of identity, morality and conscience start to plague his mind.

  • Play Type

    Musical Theatre

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    01 August 2016

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Ill-Advised Theatre Company.
  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Smock Alley Theatre

Original Cast  
Eamonn Fionn Foley
Production Team  
Director Claire O'Reilly
Lighting Designer John Gunning
Producer Andy Carberry
Composer Fionn Foley
Lighting Assistant Hannah Reid
Sound Assistant Michael-David McKernan
Production Manager Sarah-Jane Williams
Set & Costume Designer Molly O'Cathain
Programme Design Bryan Mooney
Graphic Design & Promotional Photography Ste Murray
Rehearsal Photography Kyle Cheldon Barnett

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Andy Carberry

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the play's original production programme.