Mammy’s Boy

Hughie McGarry is the apple of his mother Maisie’s eye. He returns after a two-year absence with plenty of debts, a dog-grooming girlfriend in tow and his sights set on the family home. But Hughie’s sister Betty and Maisie’s friend Joe see through him and try to spoil his schemes.

Characters:
Maisie McGarry………a contrary pensioner
Betty McGarry……….her spinster daughter and carer
Hughie McGarry………Maisie’s scheming son
Dermot Delaney………local farmer and friend of Betty’s
Joe Duggan………….A wily pensioner
Gda Niamh Ryan………A no-nonsense Garda
Bernie Burns………..Hughie’s colourful girlfriend
Lorraine McGarry…….Hughie’s wife

The play takes place entirely in the McGarrys’ living-room.