Patrick McCabe
Smock Alley 2022

A man, a banana, a tape recorder. 

…and a bomb.


Donie Burris has a whole heap of troubles facing him: with his girlfriend, her son, Albanian gangsters, the Longford mafia and a very overbearing mammy. How can he get them all off his back? He imagines himself as the star of his own gangster movie, and he won’t go down without a fight…



Fight 2Flight Theatre presents the world stage premiere of Patrick Mc Cabe’s play Country and Irish, a hilarious but savage portrait of a man at the end of his rope, starring Peter Gowen.  It is a wild joyride that pays homage to film noir, Samuel Beckett and even the Teletubbies - a startling, provocative fever dream. Featuring a soundtrack of terrific music worthy of the title. Country and Irish is like nothing else you’ll see this year. 


Cast | Peter Gowen

Set & Costume Design | Medb Lambert

Lighting Design | Eoin Winning​

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