The 24th April 1916 is the actual date of the Easter Rising in Dublin.
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This course is designed to cater to the needs of those who have a working knowledge of Ulysses. It focusses on the less naturalistic and more experimental chapters of Ulysses, and in particular Nausicaa, Ithaca, Circe and Cyclops. ADVANCED COURSE I on ULYSSES ‘Melodiotiosities in Pure Effusion’: Joyce’s Avant-Gardism When? 12 noon-6.30pm, Sat. 30 April …
This lecture will examine the Rising from two perspectives: as a ‘theatre of war’ and as re-enactment.
Did the leaders of the Rising fully expect civilians, including children, to die for the cause?
My radio program is not “Celtic’ – though Yeats’ ‘Easter 1916’ is read ‘religiously’ this time on my show every year!
Nicky Byrne’s Eurovision song, ‘Sunlight’ has steadily lost ground as the other entries in the field of 43 countries have been released. Ireland is now ranked 25th in the overall field with the bookmakers.
This comical musical was a great night’s entertainment
it was a terrible beauty because of the fundamental transformation of the legend of Ireland and her people which it initiated and the transition to a new Ireland which it inaugurated – for Ireland was indeed to be ‘changed, changed utterly’.
We the Australian people declare ourselves to be a self-governing republic, totally free of formal links to other countries in our governance arrangements…