A grumpy builder, (Seamus O’Rourke) and his young Shakira loving labourer (Charlie McGuinness) arrive on Mogue’s Island to dig a grave in the debts of winter. It’s cold and eerie and full of myth. The more they dig, the more they realise that this was not such a good idea. Has Barney Bellew and Hector Hoctor really got something in common? Well, it just might be that they are both entangled in and ancient curse. An Ogeous Brose is scary and funny in equal measure where you can expect the unexpected... a great night out!
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John McManus is from Ballyconnell in County Cavan. His radio plays, No Hate Going to Loss and Will You Swap Knees with Me? Both won RTE P.J. O’Connor Awards. His first stage play, A Lock of Fierce Roars, received a staged reading by Druid Theatre Company. The Quare Land was first produced by Decadent Theatre Company at the Galway Arts Festival in 2010 and toured Ireland in a new production directed by and starring Seamus O’Rourke in 2013. It was then produced in New York at the Irish Repertory Theatre in 2015 as part of the Origin First Irish Festival where it won the Best Playwright Award. John completed the New Playwrights Programme at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in 2014. He has had readings of other new plays at theatres in Cavan, Galway, Dublin, Canada and America.