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About the Show Less...

Brian Friel’s compelling observation of a vanishing rural community weaves an intricate tale of language, love and politics. Read More >

Translations_120In 1830s Donegal, British troops attempt to map the landscape and convert the Irish place-names to the King’s English. For the local headmaster, his sons and the handful of Gaelic-speaking villagers, their actions have irrevocable and far-reaching consequences.

An NT Education Mobile Production.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 15/11/2005

Opening Night: 16/11/2005

Closing Night: 01/12/2005

Running time: 2h15

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Cast & Creative


Billy Carter, Simon Coates, David Ganly, Kenny Ireland, Aislinn Mangan, Mairead Mckinley, Jane Murphy, Eugene O'Hare, Tony Rohr, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor


Author - Brian Friel