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In the Midst of Plenty
Longford Town, Co. Longford
31 May 2023
Presented by Enchanted Croí Theatre Company, “In the Midst of Plenty” written and composed by Amy Day is a new work of historical drama set in 1847, at the height of Ireland’s Great Famine.

This historical drama set in 1847 at the height of Ireland’s Great Famine, and featuring an original score of contemporary acoustic folk music performed by a cast of professional actors and a live folk band, “In the Midst of Plenty” tells the story of Bridget Connor - a tenant on the Strokestown estate - as she struggles to protect her family from the forces of starvation, eviction, and emigration.

Produced and directed by Anne-Marie O’Sullivan of Enchanted Croí Theatre, “In the Midst of Plenty” has played to packed houses in both the Roscommon Arts Centre and the National Famine Museum.

Event details

Backstage Theatre


31 May 2023


Start 20:00End 22:00



Contact details
Backstage Theatre, Farneyhoogan, Glebe, Longford, Ireland
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