The Lieutenant of Inishmore

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Dramatists Play Service, Jan 1, 2003 - Drama - 58 pages
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THE STORY: On a lonely road on the island of Inishmore, someone killed an Irish Liberation Army enforcer's cat. He'll want to know who when he gets back from a stint of torture and chip-shop bombing in Northern Ireland. He loves his cat more than l

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User Review  - Jack Hrkach - Goodreads

Surely I have already marked this as "read" as I have, and have seen a brilliant production myself - so nightmarish it is hilarious, this is quintessential McDonagh! And please, as you read...don't worry about the cat. Read full review

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User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

Gruesome and violent. I couldn't help thinking how someone would stage this. Read full review

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Plays: THE PILLOWMAN (Tony nominee, Best Play 2005; Olivier Award Winner 2004), THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE (Olivier Award Winner, Best Comedy 2003), THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE (Tony nominee, Best Play 1998), THE LONESOME WEST (Tony nominee, Best Play 1999), A SKULL IN CONNEMARA, THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, THE BANSHEES OF INISHEER, THE RETARD IS OUT IN THE COLD, DEAD DAY AT CONEY. Other works include “Barney Nenagh’s Shotgun Circus,” “Suicide on Sixth Street,” “In Bruges,” “Seven Psychopaths,” “Six Shooter” (Oscar, Best Short 2006).

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