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When Cows Go Boom

A short play by Stacey Gregg, an oblique parable of love set against the backdrop of a horrific landscape.

Published in volume Irish Shorts

    Love in a Glass Jar

    A short play from an acclaimed Irish playwright, about a sterile liasion in a hotel room that threatens to spill over into real life.

    Published in volume Irish Shorts

      Meeting Miss Ireland

      A short play commissioned and performed as part of The Fairer Sex, a series of play readings at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in June 2009.

      Published in volume Irish Shorts

        Salad Day

        A short play about an elderly couple who, trapped in a nursing home, plot a daring escape into the sunshine.

        Published in volume Irish Shorts

          Nineteen Ninety-Two

          A short play about two brothers biding their time to savour revenge - but how can they be sure they've got the right girl?

          Published in volume Irish Shorts

            Investment Potential

            A short play about a youthful couple who can't seem to pull themselves up the rungs of the property ladder.

            Published in volume Irish Shorts

              Ribbons

              A short play about a parent and child who have been concealing their true identities.

              Published in volume Irish Shorts

                Time Spent on Trains

                A 15-minute play about childhood, disability and spending time on trains.

                Published in volume Fishskin Trousers

                  A Tragic Figure

                  A comic duologue about a civil servant sweltering in Moscow coping with the incessant demands of his family from their summer dacha.

                  Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

                    Swansong

                    A comic duologue about a melancholy old actor perked up by memories of past glories.

                    Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

                      Abortive

                      A couple in bed discuss the effect on them of the woman's recent abortion.

                      Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

                        My Friend Duplicity

                        A one-act duologue by Enda Walsh which went on to inspire his play Ballyturk.

                        Published in volume Enda Walsh Plays: Two