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  • Playwright

    Ronan Fitzgibbon 

  • Notes

    Developed with the BrokenCrow Ensemble.

  • Synopsis

    Eight characters. Four stories. One room. An entire century. Mantle brings to life and examines moments of significance, both historical and personal, in the lives of its characters, all of whom have inhabited the same Cork City house which is the imagined setting for the play. 

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer Timmy Creed
Performer Ger FitzGibbon
Performer George Hanover
Performer Bob Kelly
Performer Charlie Kelly
Performer Eadaoin O'Donoghue
Performer Roisín O'Neill
Performer Frank Prendergast
Production Team  
Director Julie Kelleher
Producer Julie Kelleher
Designer Ronan Fitzgibbon
Lighting Aoife Cahill
Music by Peter Power
Costume Designer Deirdre Dwyer
Poster Designer Frank Prendergast

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Ronan FitzGibbon

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

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