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Classic Serial


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Children of the Dead End
Patrick MacGill 's novel earned him condemnation from every pulpit and landowner in Ireland. 1- Restless Youth
Though only 12, Dermod and Norah are forced to leave Donegal and work the potato fields of Scotland. Gerard
Murphy is Dermod Flynn the narrator.
Dramatised by Maurice Leitch Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: Patrick MacGill
Unknown: Dermod Flynn
Dramatised By: Maurice Leitch
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Young Demod: Robert Taylor
Norah Ryan: Diane O'Kelly
Fergus Ryan/Ticket collector: Tim Loane
Fr Devaney/Old Man: Kevin Flood
Farley McKeoum: John Hewitt
Judy/Mrs Ryan: Aine McCartney
Bennett: Sean Caffrey
Sheila Carroll: Stella McCusker
Ma Bennett: Trudy Kelly
Mikky's Jim: Niall Cusack
Young Michael: Allen Docherty
Girl: Katy Gleadhill
Mary: Margaret D'Arcy
Schoolmaster: Bj Hogg

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