This story of a traveler who suddenly finds herself a suspect in a murder is set in a small Irish town.
"The Caretaker of Corofin" is a portrait of a town at a certain time. After a man disappears, people have to explain what happened. They get to know each other and themselves. The play follows various relationships, including one between Joy, an American traveler, and Timothy, a young Irishman. We see Timothy confront the beauty and the limits of life in a small town where the traveler represents a kind of escape.