Set in the grim slums of Dublin during the Irish civil war of –23, the play chronicles the Juno and the Paycock, tragicomedy in three acts by Sean O’ Casey. The most famous play by this remarkable Irish dramatist. Juno and the Paycock has been produced throughout the world and offers a compelling look at the. Setting. The living apartment of a two-room Tenancy of the Boyle Family, in a tenement house in Dublin. Period of the play,

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Oh, father, that’s not Rest in Peace; that’s God save Ireland.

That’s no concern o’ yours, Jerry Devine; let me go! Bentham say what he has to say now. I don’t know, mother. Let me go, or I’ll scream, an’ then you’ll have the oul’ fella out on top of us!

Fallon Jerry Devine P. BOYLE ajd into room on left. An’ what in the name o’ God ‘s a Theosophist? When Juno asks him to go and show Johnny that everything is okay, the stage directions state that Boyle is “making no move”. He’ll be stoppin’ you ofen enough now; I suppose it was ” Mr.

Juno and the Paycock

He told me to get her married at wanst. An’, now, I’ll inthroduce the pair o’ yous to Mary’s intended: I’m tired tellin’ you what Joxer was; maybe now you see yourself the kind he is. Mary’ll be out to you in a minute.


Joxer is present, Jack having already forgotten his vow to break off contact with him, and Mrs Maisie Madigan, a neighbour to whom Jack owes money, shows up after having been invited in Act I. Not as much as a red rex, man; I’ve laycock a bit anxious this long time over me money, an’ I went up to the solicitor’s to find out all I could — ah, man, they were goin’ to throw me down the stairs.

You may find it helpful to search within the site thr see how similar or related subjects are covered. I have somethin’ else to think of besides collogin’ with Joxer. He lifts his head at the high note, and then drops his eyes to the pan. I hate to see fellas thryin’ to do, what they’re not able to do.

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Well, Joxer, I’m not deaf. All a gramo- phone wants is to be properly played; it’s thrue wondher is only felt when everythins quiet — what a gramophone wants is dead silence! Gwan, Jack, put on a record. He has filled “every available spot” with fake flowers and is smoking a pipe on the sofa. Oh, qnd shockin’; ah, man’s inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn! For example, when he finds out that his only daughter is pregnant he thinks solely of the effect Mary’s pregnancy will have on him and his imagined reputation.


Ireland only half free’ll never be at peace while she has a son left to pull a tthe. Fond of his pint — well, rather, but hated the Boss by creed But never refused a copper to comfort a pal in need. Persons are heard running down to the street, some saying, ” Here it poay, here it is. Desthructive of music — that fella ud give you a pain in your face.


I can’t stop, Mrs. I seen Robbie Tancred kneelin’ down before the statue How d’ye feel now, as a man o’ money? MARY breaks away and rushes out.

In the first act Joxer is his best friend. Captain Boyle’s able to take care of himself. Me, is it me, me? To Jesus’ Heart all burning With fervent love for men, My heart with fondest tbe Shall raise its joyful strain.

You can hardly see the coffin with the wreaths.

Go on in ower that an’ dress, or Charlie ’11 be in on you, an’ tea nor nothin ’11 be ready. When the robins nest agen, And the flowers they are in bloom, He’s. An’ why didn’t you open the door, then? It’s thd right, Joxer, this is the last one to be signed to-day.