Big Maggie

Mother’s visions of the correct future for her children begins to sit with increasing discomfort on the shoulders of her surly offspring

The Buds of Ballybunion

The Buds of Ballybunion is a musical comedy which tells the story of farming families who holiday in the resort town after the harvest has been saved. The families stayed in houses or ‘buds’ where they were offered a room, a fire and a stove to cook on.

The Chastitute

A Chastitute is a person without holy orders who has never lain down with a woman… rustic celibate by force of circumstance.’ John Bosco, who ‘hasn’t the makings of a dacent sin in him’, is a chastitute, a bachelor farmer and all he is searching for is a plain decent woman to share his life. […]

Confessions of An Irish Publican

Adaptation from the Celebrated Letters of John B. Keane has all the hallmarks of Ireland’s late great playwright and humorist. Martin MacMeer is the Publican, the proprietor of the tavern known as Journey’s End in the village of Knockanee, in the county of Kerry. Martin is a confirmed bachelor but his status is threatened by […]