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Sunday 19 August 2018

Plough and the Stars at the National Opera House

Cast members Ruth Donegan, Simon O’Carroll, Catherine Walsh, Eugene McLoughlin, Jessica Walker, Jack Matthews, Ann Marie Corcoran, Niamh Cullen and Ronan Berry
Cast members Ruth Donegan, Simon O’Carroll, Catherine Walsh, Eugene McLoughlin, Jessica Walker, Jack Matthews, Ann Marie Corcoran, Niamh Cullen and Ronan Berry

Maria Pepper

Wexford Drama Group is presenting The Plough and the Stars by Sean O'Casey in the Jerome Hynes Theatre at the National Opera House from August 1 to 5 at 8pm nightly.

The play directed by Thomas O' Leary is set amid the tumult of the Easter Rising and tells the story of oridnary lives ripped apart by the idealism of the time. The residents of a Dublin tenement shelter from the violence that sweeps through the city's streets. A revolution that will shape the country's future rages around the. What kind of Ireland awaits?

The cast features Jack Matthews as Jack Clitheroe; Jessica Walker as Nora Clitheroe; Eugene McLoughlin as Uncle Peter; Tony Brennan as Fluther Good along with other well-known Wexford names including Paul Walsh, Catherine Walsh, Anne Marie Corcoran, Niamh Cullen, Ronan Berry, Simon O'Carroll, Nathan Fitzpatrick, Mark Crosbie, Ruth Donegan, Chris Doyle, Jennifer Boyd and Michael Murphy.Wexforde D

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