Irish plays in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Breaking News…..Val Noone to receive Honorary Doctorate for his work in Irish Studies
This 3 day seminar aspires to bring together dedicated and enthusiastic Joyceans from New Zealand and Australia to share their ‘worlds’ with one another, and with distinguished speakers Professor Vicki Mahaffey (University of Illinois) and Dr Tony Thwaites (University of Queensland). For more information, click here. All are welcome to the associated public lectures: “Practicing Joyce”, …
old books, riverbanks, Bogs, and wool just washed, And hung out in the wind to dry.
There is pathos, irony and social comment in a voice that is accessible and fond.
Interest in new performances of The Man They Call the Banjo has been coming in from all over the country,
The Board and the staff of the Irish Writers’ Centre are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of treasured Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney. He was a great friend to the Centre and a huge support through the years. We remember him for his gentle nature, generosity of spirit and wonderful contribution to Irish literature. …
‘Moya Brennan has one of the greatest voices the human ear has ever experienced.’
If you are an Irish literature enthusiast or a writer of any kind – amateur, emerging, or prolific and well-known – you are in the right place.