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Darkly comic drama highlights hardships of life for women in rural Ireland

Life on the Cooley Peninsula in the 1970s comes under the spotlight in a new play by west Belfast native Joe Brennan. Jenny Lee finds out more about The Blue Boy of Glenmore

The Blue Boy of Glenmore is a dark comedy set in the Cooley Mountains in the 1970s, a time when women were treated as second-class citizens
SIXTY-two-year-old west Belfast man Joe Brennan certainly has had a varied career which included working as a barman, in clothing sales, as a joiner, meat factory worker, watchmaker, construction work[...]

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