Book Launch: The Gate Theatre, Dublin: Inspiration and Craft

The Gate Theatre, Dublin: Inspiration and Craft Edited by David Clare, Des Lally, and Patrick Lonergan Co-published by Carysfort Press (Dublin) /Peter Lang (Oxford)   The book will be launched at the Dublin City Library and Archives, 138/144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, on Friday, 26 October 2018 at 6pm. The guest speaker will be Katy Hayes (UCD/The Irish Independent), and the DCLA’s beautiful exhibition

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Book Launch: Irish Questions and Jewish Questions

Irish Questions and Jewish Questions: Crossovers in Culture Launch Speaker: Prof. Mary McAuliffe (University College Dublin) Irish Jewish Museum, Dublin 8, Republic of Ireland. Thursday 25th October, 7pm.   Table of Contents – Aidan Beatty & Dan O’Brien. Introduction: Irish Questions and Jewish Questions – Abby Bender. British Israelites, Irish Israelites, and the Ends of an Analogy – RM Douglas.

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‘Infamous, Influential, Beloved’: Irish Writers Celebrate Edna O’Brien

Join Frank McGuinness, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne, Sean O’Reilly, Danielle McLaughlin, and Louise Nealon as they read and respond to the work of Ireland’s greatest living novelist. Date and Location: Monday September 17th at 7pm in the Fitzgerald Chamber, UCD Student Centre (Enter from Clonskeagh Road: a visitor car park is located near the roundabout; Student Centre is the second building

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Conference Annoucement: “Towards Transitional Justice: Recognition, Truth-telling, and Institutional Abuse in Ireland”

Save the Date: “Towards Transitional Justice: Recognition, Truth-telling, and Institutional Abuse in Ireland,” a conference at Boston College, 1-2 November 2018 This conference will consider the international best practice for responding to historical abuse by presenting case studies of the Irish State’s response to abuse in industrial and reformatory schools, Magdalene Laundries, Mother and Baby Homes, and related institutions. Human

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Launch of Cork University Press Síreacht Series

Cork University Press is today launching its new book series today Síreacht: Longings for another Ireland.This series looks at reimagining a better Ireland with short, topical, and provocative texts on controversial contemporary issues ranging from Freedom to Commemoration and the Public Sphere. The books are €9.95 and are available at http://www.corkuniversitypress.com. Little books tackling big issues and written in a conversational, accessible

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Seminar on Ireland in Europe. RIA, Dublin, 22 May

Beyond Markets: The Cultural Case for Ireland in Europe The Irish Humanities Alliance, in collaboration with the Humanities Institute UCD and the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies, TCD have organised an event to explore the cultural, historical and social dimension to Ireland’s membership of the European Union. To date, the debate has been excessively narrow with excessive focus

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New Poetry Collection by Majella Cullinane

Majella Cullinane’s Whisper of a Crow’s Wing will be launched this Saturday as part of the Strokestown Poetry Festival https://www.strokestownpoetry.org/ Published simultaneously in Ireland by Salmon Poetry, Majella Cullinane’s remarkable second collection,Whisper of a Crow’s Wing, is the work of a poet with a distinct and powerful voice. These poems weigh and examine oppositions – the distance of time and

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CFP: Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland 2018 Conference: ‘The Press and the Vote’

NUI Galway, 9-10 November 2018 CFP – The Press and the Vote – NPHFI 2018 ‘The gallery in which the reporters sit has become the fourth estate of the realm’ wrote Thomas Babington Macaulay in 1843. The role of the press in informing or influencing, misleading or educating voters has been debated before and since Macaulay’s statement. In 2018 the

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