In Our Veins

In Our Veins

In Our Veins

In Our Veins


The worst slums in Europe. That’s where Dublin came from. Out of the shit and into the world.

Life long Dublin docker Patrick has passed away surrounded by his beloved wife Esther, his son and his grandchildren. As they remember his life, Esther recounts a tale they are yet to hear. In Our Veins follows their family through 100 years of Dublin, from the notorious madams of the Monto to love in the dark tenements.

This is the story of a Dublin City that no longer exists, where it came from and the people that helped build it.

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Lee Coffey

Lee Coffey is a writer from Dublin.

His shows include Leper + Chip in Theatre Upstairs, Project Arts Centre, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Nominated for the Broadway Baby 5 Star Award and the National Student Drama Award for best play) Electric Picnic, The Lyric Belfast, ...

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