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In High Germany

Written by

Dermot Bolger

~playauthor~Written by~ Dermot Bolger

Methuen Drama, 2000

Contemporary Dramatists

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Roles: Total (1), Female (0), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...On a railway platform in Hamburg, Irish emigrant Eoin tells the story of his life, his country, and football. Bolger’s monologue is comic, thoughtful and poignant by turns, as he shows Eoin struggling to find an Ireland in which he can...

Blinded by the Light

Written by

Dermot Bolger

~playauthor~Written by~ Dermot Bolger

Methuen Drama, 2000

Contemporary Dramatists

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 9, Roles: Total (13), Female (2), Male (11), Unassigned (0)

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... with the preserved head of Saint Oliver Plunkett. Bolger’s increasingly surreal comedy is a triumph of riotous humour and sharp observation. It was first produced in 1990 by the Abbey Theatre, Dublin....

The Holy Ground

Written by

Dermot Bolger

~playauthor~Written by~ Dermot Bolger

Methuen Drama, 2000

Contemporary Dramatists

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Roles: Total (1), Female (1), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...A widow packs her deceased husband’s papers into plastic bags and talks about her empty, silent life in Bolger’s sad and powerful monologue. Monica married a young man called Swifty Hurley, who was shy and sweet, and loved soccer more than...

The Lament for Arthur Cleary

Written by

Dermot Bolger

~playauthor~Written by~ Dermot Bolger

Methuen Drama, 2000

Contemporary Dramatists

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Acts: 2, Roles: Total (5), Female (2), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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... by unemployment and heroin, is unrecognisable to him. Bolger’s potent play is inspired by the Gaelic poem ‘Caoineadh Airt Ui Laoire’, a lament for a man who dies because he cannot bend his pride to the demands...