Ireland 1916: Death of a Literary Revival?

Dear friends and colleagues,

There are still some tickets available for this evening of readings and debate which will be jointly hosted by the Irish Studies Centre (London Metropolitan University) and the Irish Literary Society from 7.30 – 9.30 pm on Monday 25th January at The Bloomsbury Hotel, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3NN.

Please note the change to the start time of this event

Leading Irish writers will join academics in discussion on the artistic legacy of the Revival.

The playwright Marina Carr, poet Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill and novelist Jennifer Johnston will reflect on the influence of the Revival in their work and the place of the artist in Ireland after independence.

Prof Declan Kiberd and Dr PJ Mathews of University College Dublin, joint editors of the recent Handbook of the Irish Revival, will present a literary and historical overview of the period.

 Please note that tickets are only available through the Irish Literary Society.

If you are not a member of the Irish Literary Society, tickets are £5 and available here: