Poster for Mothers by May Cluskey, 1977.

Poster for the 1977 Peacock Theatre production of Mothers by May Cluskey. Poster photography by Fergus Bourke.

A Sense of Identity Arts Drama Irish drama Theatre Production and direction Cluskey, May Women Mothers

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Opening night programme for the Abbey Theatre, 1904.

Programme for the opening night of the Abbey Theatre, Dublin on 27th December 1904.

A Sense of Identity Arts Drama Irish drama Theatre Production and direction Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932 Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909

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Costume design for Cuchulain from On Baile's Strand by William Butler Yeats.

Costume design, by Charles Ricketts, for the character of Cuchulain in the 1915 production of On Baile's Strand by William Butler Yeats, at the Little Theatre, London.

A Sense of Identity Arts Drama Irish drama Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 Mythology Mythology, Celtic Legends Cuchulain (Legendary character) Manners and customs Clothing and dress Costumes Celtic Revival Celtic influences

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A scene from Kathleen Ni Houlihan by William Butler Yeats, 1902.

Scene from the world premiere of Kathleen Ni Houlihan by William Butler Yeats, Molesworth Street Hall, Dublin, 1902. Maud Gonne is depicted on the extreme right as the eponymous character.

A Sense of Identity Arts Drama Irish drama Celtic Revival Celtic influences Production and direction Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 Gonne, Maud, 1866-1953

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Abbey Theatre tour programme, 1906.

Programme for an Abbey Theatre tour to the King's Theatre, Glasgow in 1906.

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Abbey Theatre tour programme, 1912.

Programme for performances on 4th March 1912 by the Abbey Theatre Company at the Plymouth Theatre, Boston.

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A scene from The Field by John B. Keane, 1980.

Scene from The Field by John B. Keane, Abbey stage, 1980. The cast includes Eamon Morrissey, Peadar Lamb, Joe Lynch, Emmet Bergin and Colm Meaney.

A Sense of Place Arts Drama Irish drama Theatre Keane, John B., 1928-2002 Actors Morrissey, Eamon, 1943- Lamb, Peadar Lynch, Joe Bergin, Emmet Meaney, Colm, 1953- Manners and customs Country life

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Prompt script for Riders to the Sea by John Millington Synge.

Prompt script for the world premiere of Riders to the Sea by J.M. Synge, Molesworth Street Hall, Dublin, 1904.

A Sense of Place Arts Drama Irish Drama Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909 Manners and customs Country life Islands Seas History Social history

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Old Abbey Theatre auditorium.

Photograph of the auditorium of the old Abbey Theatre. Opened on 27th December 1904 the auditorium, renovated by the architect Joseph Holloway, had a capacity of 562. One of two copper mirrors commissioned from Youghal metalworks is visible on the balcony wall.

A Sense of Place Arts Drama Irish drama Theatre Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932 Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909 O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964 Holloway, Joseph History Fires

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