The WB Yeats Bedford Park Project

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By CAHAL DALLAT Opening a Can of Worms “Why would London want to honour Ireland’s national poet?” is the question, asked in a range of tones and phrasings. The starting point’s that it clearly does, as half our WB Yeats Bedford Park Artwork Project backers on the crowdfund page (where you can read more on Londoner Conrad Shawcross RA’s Yeats-inspired …

Raymond Queneau and Dublin 1916 – October 2015

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Donal Cox (Fifth Province) – poetry and performance Dr Tony Murray –  Portrayals of the Post-War Irish Navvy in London Nora Connolly  – poems Shevaun Wilder – Song of Wandering Aengus film Eddie Linden – poems We will have an opportunity for some questions after the presentations by Dr Duncan and Dr Murray. Speaker: Dr Dennis Duncan His books include …

Annual Yeats Lecture – 8 Oct

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The Ambassador of Ireland Daniel Mulhall hosts the second Annual Yeats Lecture at the Embassy of Ireland with the Irish Literary Society. The event forms part of the Embassy’s Yeats 2015 programme, a year-long national and international celebration of the life and work of W.B. Yeats. His Excellency Ambassador Dan Mulhall will introduce Professor John Kelly, this year’s guest speaker. …