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The plough and the stars

This educational edition with the full play text and an introduction to the playwright features a detailed analysis of the language structure and characters of the play and textual notes explaining difficult words and references.
€12.65 €8.53

Big Maggie

The story of Big Maggie Polpin and her attempts to keep her family together after the death of her husband is an enduring theatre favourite.
€9.99 €7.65

Three Dublin plays

This volume contains the three plays commonly recognized as the height of O'Casey's achievement as a playwright.
€17.40 €11.48

Lady Windermeres fan

Oscar Wilde was already one of the best known literary figures in Britain when he was persuaded to turn his extraordinary talents to the theatre.
€12.65 €8.35


2016 marks the centenary of the Easter Rising known as the poets rebellion for among their leaders were university scholars of English history and Irish.

Brian Friel Plays One

With the production ofPhiladelphia Here I Come! in 1964 Brian Friel established his claim to be the true heir of such distinguished predecessors as Yeats Synge O'Casey and Beckett.

Brian Friel Collected Plays Vol III

This third volume of Brian Friels work contains: Three Sisters The Communication Cord Fathers and Sons Making History and Dancing at Lughnasa.


George Bernard Shaw's witty comedy of manners Pygmalion includes an introduction by Nicholas Grene in Penguin Classics.
€14.20 €9.37


Sive is a young and beautiful orphan who lives with her uncle Mike his wife Mena and his mother Nanna.
€9.99 €7.65

The Field

The Field is John B.
€7.99 €6.12

Philadelphia here I come!

Fed up with the dreary round of life in Ballybeg with his uncommunicative father and the humiliating job in his father's grocery shop with his frustrated love for Kathy Doogan who married a richer more successful young man and with the total absence of prospect and opportunity in his life at home Gareth O'Donnell has accepted his aunt's invitation to come to Philadelphia.
€15.80 €10.43


The action takes place in late August 1833 at a hedge-school in the townland of Baile Beag an Irish-speaking community in County Donegal.
€15.80 €10.43

Waiting for Godot

Subtitled 'A tragicomedy in two Acts' and famously described by the Irish critic Vivien Mercier as a play in which 'nothing happens twice'En attendant Godot was first performed at the ThéĊtre de Babylone in Paris in 1953.
€15.80 €10.43

Dancing at Lughnasa

It is 1936 and harvest time in County Donegal.
€15.80 €10.43