‘How the hell did you get involved in that?’
‘My Name is Saoirse’ is a compelling story of a 15 year old girl growing up in rural Limerick in the 1980’s.
Come to the centenary re-enactment of the speech, by noted actor Rod Quantock.
a woman so remarkable and different for her time that her absence from history posed a question in itself.
‘Love, Politics, Murder! A sell out success!’
Poetry and songs in the Irish language will be a feature of this event.
Event: Belfast International Arts Festival Where: Belfast – various venues When: 11th October to 29th October Cost: see: belfastinternationalartsfestival.com/Festival Box Office on 028 9089 2707 or drop into Festival Box Office at the MAC. Further information: Belfast International Arts Festival; Brochure;
His trial was fraught with difficulty and sabotaged in various ways.
A man who strode the world stage as a courageous reforming anti-colonialist.
Haunted by the scale of barbaric atrocities unleashed by imperialist colonisation in the Congo and later in the Putumayo, Colombia, Casement aligned with the Irish ‘freedom fighters’ who believed the Irish could achieve freedom from the scourge of British colonialism.