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Days of Clear Light – 1 Feb 2021

[youtube] We are delighted to join with our friends to mark the occasion of 40 years of Salmon Poetry and to celebrate the work of Jessie Lendennie. To mark that achievement 100 writers have come together in contributing to a special Festschrift presented as a complete surprise to Jessie at Christmas 2020. Editor Nessa O'Mahony interviews Jessie for the ...

Art, Ireland and the Irish Diaspora – 16 December 2020

[youtube] Art historian Dr Éimear O'Connor joins artist Bernard Canavan to discuss her latest book 'Art, Ireland and the Irish Diaspora' (Irish Academic Press, 2020). Art, Ireland, and the Irish Diaspora reveals a labyrinth of social and cultural connections that conspired to create and sustain an image of Ireland for the nation and for the Irish diaspora between 1893 ...

7th Annual Yeats Lecture – 8 December 2020

[youtube] The Irish Literary Society is delighted to announce that the speaker for this year’s Annual Yeats Lecture will be Garry Hynes, Director of Druid. Following an introduction by the President of the Irish Literary Society, Bernard O'Donoghue, Hynes will give a short presentation and then join in conversation on the recent DruidGregory season with the novelist and Druid ...

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