The Playboy of the Western World


  • Christy Mahon, a man who brags he has killed his father
  • Old Mahon, Christy's father, a squatter
  • Michael James Flaherty, a publican
  • Margaret Flaherty, called Pegeen Mike, Michael's daughter, and the bar-maid
  • Shawn Keogh, a young man who loves Pegeen
  • Widow Quin, a widow of about thirty
  • Philly Cullen and Jimmy Farrell, farmers
  • Sara Tansey, Susan Brady, Honor Blake, and Nelly, village girls
  • A Bellman
  • Some peasants and farmers

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