The “Real” and the “Mythological” in Early Irish Theatre

John Millington Synge (1871–1909)
Sara Allgood as Widow Quin and J. M. Kerrigan as Shawn Keogh in a production at the Plymouth Theatre, Boston, 1911
First published edition, printed 1907
Seán O’Casey
A scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s 1930 film version of “Juno and the Paycock”
Dundee Evening Telegraph, 7 March 1930, highlighting the performances of Irish actors in the film version of “Juno”
The Guardian of the Well costume design by Edmund Dulac
Trinity Well, Newbury Hall, Carbury, County Kildare.

Writer — Folklorist — Film buff — UCD Graduate

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