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Those You Pass on the Street - Culturlann McAdam O Fiach - Thursday 16th March - 8pm

Those You Pass on the Street - Culturlann McAdam O Fiach - Thursday 16th March - 8pm
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Elizabeth walks into a Sinn Fein constituency office seeking assistance regarding anti-social behaviour in her area. Frank takes her details and promises to look into it. He later learns she is the widow of an RUC man killed by the IRA, and is warned to tread carefully. This brief encounter poses challenges for personal preconceptions and beliefs, straining family and political loyalties.
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Those You Pass On The Street, written by Laurence McKeown, explores the complexities of dealing with the legacy of conflict and contrasts party political positioning with individual needs. It challenges the view that any mechanism for dealing with the past is simply about ‘whose side gets what’. The play follows the story of RUC widow, Elizabeth, and Sinn Fein officer, Frank, whose emerging friendship challenges not only their personal preconceptions and beliefs but also those of their family members and friends. The performance us to think about our own beliefs, political stance, prejudices, and to see other perspectives The performance will be followed by a facilitated discussion with playwright Laurence McKeown
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