She grabs him and deepens the kiss. As he relaxes in bliss, she draws both of his pistols and shoots him in the head. In the discussion, it becomes clear that she is in love with Padraic and shares both his political stances and his devotion to cats. Davey agrees and leaves as Donny begins to phone Padraic. Donny accuses Davey of running it over with his mother’s bicycle, which Davey vehemently denies. Just before he starts cutting, Padraic gets the call from Donny saying that Wee Thomas is doing poorly and off his food.

They attempt to paint the cat black with shoe polish. The gunmen bind his hands. Mairead mentions that she was unable to find her cat, Sir Roger, to say goodbye. Confused, he begins the long walk back into town and she once again begins to sing “The Patriot Game. They fire outside the house blindly. Padraic asks Mairead to marry him. The production also ran at the Repertory Theatre of Saint Louis from 17 September to 13 October , where it was nominated for five Kevin Kline Awards , of which it took home one. He also tells Christy that Padraic will be back the next day at noon.

Davey attempts to explain his innocence and accuses Mairead of being mad for shooting the eyes out of ten cows in an earlier incident.

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Padraic breaks down into tears and screams that he will be on the first boat back to Inishmore. Mairead, who is 16, explains it was boradway version of terrorism against the meat industry.

She commands Donny and Davey to clean up, claims the title of “Lieutenant of Inishmore” for herself, and promises to return the next day and investigate what Sir Roger was doing in the house in the first place.


Davey half-heartedly confesses to, although only due to Donny’s insistence.

Davey remembers with horror inishhmore the cat has been killed by Padraic. She continues to accuse Davey of the death of Wee Thomas.

Padraic asks her to join him in the fight for a free Ireland, and she accepts. Donny instructs Davey several times to wake him at nine AM, and they go to sleep.

Padraic shoots each of the three agents in turn. Donny and Inisbmore both agree that the plan is unlikely to work, but are running out of time and options. Inthe production transferred to the Barbicanand then to the Garrick Theatrebefore touring the UK.

So instead of slicing off James’s right nipple, as planned, he heads back home to the island of Inishmore. The cat has been badly mangled; its brains fall out as they examine it.

Again, Davey denies this. Christy and two other men, Brendan and Joey, sit eating beans.

This article’s plot summary may be lieutrnant long or excessively detailed. Davey has made a cross to mark Wee Thomas’ grave. The three agents come running back into the house, their eyes shot out by Mairead. Retrieved from ” https: Joey is sullen and unhappy with the other two for killing Wee Broaway, an act necessary to lure Padraic back to Inishmore and set him off guard.

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The Lieutenant of Inishmore

Padraic, flying into a rage, drags Christy off into the next room cash torture him before he dies. It is also discovered that Padraic is responsible for Christy’s missing eye. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Christy leaves, but not before again accusing Davey of murdering the cat deliberately. EngvarB from May Use dmy dates from May Articles needing additional references from March All articles needing additional references Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention from April All Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from October Articles with IBDb links.


He retrieves the cat’s collar and flings it out the window before the lovers can notice it. The Lieutenant of Inishmore is a black comedy by Martin McDonaghin which the ‘mad’ leader of an Irish National Lieuetnant Army splinter group discovers that his cat has been killed. She inshmore to flirt with him and he rejects her advances. As he relaxes in bliss, she draws both of his pistols and shoots him in the head.

Padraic is quietly sitting on Christy’s horribly mutilated corpse, clutching the body of Wee Thomas, which he has dug up from Donny’s backyard.

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The three bicker sharply, and there is a brief Mexican stand-off. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. They set off to await Padraic’s return, not knowing their conversation has been overheard by Mairead.