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Three souls caught up in the violent winds of change....
In September 1920, during the War of Independence, dockers and railwaymen refused to transport any armed troops, or to handle any weapons arriving from Britain. On the centenary of this act of civil resistance, Fishamble will stage a site-responsive production, in association with Dublin Port Company and Iarnród Éireann.
EMBARGO is a muddy, complicated, poetic, bloody, and heroic tale of a politically motivated industrial action, in which three characters deal with a pivotal moment during the Irish War of Independence.
These are our ghosts, their story is our story.
For ages 14+. Contains strong language and themes of suicide and death.
Commissioned by: Dublin Port Company and Iarnród Éireann
Fishamble is supported by the Arts Council
Supported by the Department of Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht and Dublin City Council
Please note that Connolly Station is an accessible venue.
Please note that the Pumphouse at Dublin Port is not an accessible venue. Attendees will meet at Dublin Port Company, and will be walking for 10 minutes on somewhat uneven ground to The Pumphouse.
Both shows are seated performances.
Produced by Fishamble: The New Play Company
Written by Deirdre Kinahan
Directed by Maisie Lee
Producer: Eva Scanlan
Cast: Callan Cummins, Mary Murray, Matthew Malone
Lighting and Set Design: Zia Bergin-Holly
Music and Sound Design: Denis Clohessy
Costume Design: Catherine Fay
1 Oct, 8pm
2 Oct, 5.30pm
Enterprise Waiting Room, Connolly Station
2 Oct, 8pm
3 & 4 Oct, 3pm, 5.30pm & 8pm
Pumphouse- Meeting point: Dublin Port Company
9 Oct, 8pm,
10 & 11 Oct, 3pm, 5.30pm & 8pm
Some performances may be filmed.
Approx. 50 mins.
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