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Review: A Skull in Connemara Digs Into Irish Culture at Miners Alley

By Juliet Wittman

A Skull in Connemara is the second in Martin McDonagh’s award-winning Leenane Trilogy. The title comes from Lucky’s nonsensical, despairing monologue in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, and it falls between The Beauty Queen of Leenane and The Lonesome West. All three were written in a frenzy of creative energy in a single year in the mid-1990s, when McDonagh was in his early twenties…  Read more…