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  • Playwright

    Fergal McElherron 

  • Synopsis

    Twin sisters Fea and Caireen, living on a harsh, remote island, are raising a boy together. Abandoned by their mother at a young age and left in their teens to fend for themselves by their troubled father, the women have created their own emotional ecosystem. While Caireen embraces motherhood, Fea struggles as she watches the boy grow in the likeness of his father whose body lies buried beneath the hawthorn tree.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Fea Simone Kirby
Caireen Penny Layden
Production Team  
Director Lynne Parker
Lighting Designer Zia Bergin-Holly
Composer/Sound Designer Cameron Macaulay
Set Designer Lynne Parker
Set Design Collaborator Zia Bergin-Holly
Production Manager Rob Furey
Stage Manager Andrew McCarthy
Prop Maker Anthony Johnson
Graphic Design Stuart Bradfield

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Fergal McElherron

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the programme from the Kilkenny Arts Festival run and email correspodance with Rough Magic Theatre Company.