John McCullagh March 12, 2009
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The Lislea Drama Festival will close on Saturday evening with Frank MacGuinness’s Carthaginians.


MacGuinness is certainly among the best contemporary Irish playwrights. 

The Plot
In a burial ground seven Derry people wait for the miracle to happen, namely that the dead will rise. Through the play they tell their stories, which are also the stories of their ruined city, its sorrows, its comedy and its history.

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