Latest Past Events

David Ireland – 21 November 2022

The Bloomsbury Hotel The Bloomsbury Hotel, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London

The award-winning playwright, David Ireland, known for his wickedly dark humour and biting satire, will be joining Dr Michelle Paull for a discussion on his work. The evening will also feature a live performance from the cast of Not Now, Ireland's play running in November at The Finborough Theatre.   "Cyprus Avenue was commissioned by the Abbey Theatre Dublin. I ...

£8.00

Bandit Country, James Conor Patterson – 17 October

The Bloomsbury Hotel The Bloomsbury Hotel, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London

​Joining us at the start of the ILS 2022-23 season are the poet James Conor Patterson and writer Darran Anderson to launch Patterson's book bandit country. bandit country is the much-anticipated debut collection from James Conor Patterson, who will be familiar to ILS regulars from our event last year launching his anthology of essays on the Irish border: The New ...

£8.00

Irish Texts Society / ILS Annual Lecture – 29 September

Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith 5 Black’s Road Hammersmith

The scholar Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail visits the Society to deliver our joint annual Noel O'Connell memorial talk with the Irish Texts Society. Her subject is Thomas O’Connor (alias Tomás Ó Conchubhair, b. 1798), originally from the civil parish of Templemolaga, Co. Cork, he emigrated to London in 1820 where he worked as a tailor until his death around 1870. The ...

£5.00