Dungannon

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FP20030815

By Chris Neil. Adapted for radio by John P Rooney. A powerful and emotive drama based on real events. It's 1963, and a young mother's efforts to get a home for her family seem to be in vain until she organises a squat in council houses scheduled for demolition. This sit-in grows into an alliance of women from Dungannon who are prepared to challenge their local council and the government of Northern IRELAND with their demand for fair treatment. This is a compelling story of events from the past that still informs the present. Some of the characters have been fictionalised and events changed for dramatic effect. Angela McCrystal....Susan Lynch Patricia McCluskey....Stella McCusker Conn McCluskey....Gerard McSorley Susie Dinsmore....Nikki Doherty Fr Carron....James Ellis Eamonn....Kieran Lagan Jim....Conor Grimes McGuinness....Gordon Fulton Mrs McCrystal....Sheelagh O'Kane Tommy....James Doran Other parts played by members of the cast. Director....Stephen Wright.

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By Chris Neil.

Adapted for radio by John P Rooney.

A powerful and emotive drama based on real events.

1963 in Dungannon, Co Tyrone - a young mother's efforts to get a home for her family seem to be in vain until she organises a squat in council houses scheduled for demolition.

This sit-in grows into an alliance of women who are prepared to challenge their local council and the government of Northern Ireland with their demand for fair treatment.

This is a compelling story of events from the past that still informs the present.

Some of the characters have been fictionalised and events changed for dramatic effect.

Angel McCrystal....Susan Lynch

Patricia McCluskey....Stella McCusker

Conn McCluskey....Gerard McSorley

Susie Dinsmore....Nikki Doherty

Fr.

Carron....James Ellis

Eamonn....Kieran Lagan

Jim....Conor Grimes

McGuinness....Gordon Fulton

Mrs McCrystal....Sheelagh O'Kane

Tommy....James Doran

Other parts played by members of the cast.

Directed by Stephen Wright.