Supreme Court to sausage factory in four generations

Michael McDonagh saw the Donmar revival of Brian Friel’s Aristocrats, his 1979 play about a changing Ireland In the 19th Century as a result of the penal laws about 95 per cent of Irish land was owned by Protestant landlords, who occupied what were colloquially known as ‘The Big Houses’, those grand houses dotted all … Continue reading Supreme Court to sausage factory in four generations