Hear My Song: Irish Theatre and Popular Song reviewed in the Irish Times

    Joseph Greenwood’s new book Hear My Song: Irish Theatre and Popular Song in the 1950s and 1960s was reviewed in the Irish Times on Saturday 3 March, by Professor Victor Merriman of Edge Hill University. Please click here to read the review.   A major obstacle for the scholar of theatre is the … Continue reading

Irish President Michael D. Higgins at launch of Reimagining Ireland Reader

On Tuesday 27 February, we were delighted to welcome a very special guest to the launch of The Reimagining Ireland Reader: Examining Our Past, Shaping Our Future. The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, was in attendance at the launch, which took place at IT Tallaght in Dublin. The event was preceded by the 25th … Continue reading

Book launch: The Reimagining Ireland Reader

The launch of The Reimagining Ireland Reader: Examining Our Past, Shaping Our Future, edited by Eamon Maher, will take place at IT Tallaght in Dublin at 6.30pm on Tuesday 27 February. The book will be launched by Derek Hand, Head of the School of English at Dublin City University.  The event will be preceded by … Continue reading

Consuming Irish Children published

As far as Irish history is concerned, consuming Irish children was not only a matter for Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal. Late nineteenth-century Ireland saw the emergence of a thriving home-grown advertising industry, and the Irish child played a pivotal role in developing a nascent consumer state from the 1860s until 1921. Through extensive analysis … Continue reading

Book launch: Re-Place: Irish Theatre Environments

Lisa FitzGerald’s new book Re-Place: Irish Theatre Environments will be launched at NUI Galway at 4pm on Thursday 7 September. The event will take place in Studio 1 of the O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance and the book will be launched by Professor Patrick Lonergan.   What role does nature play in the … Continue reading

Book launch: ‘Slight Return’: Paul Muldoon’s Poetics of Place

‘Slight Return’: Paul Muldoon’s Poetics of Place by Anne Karhio will be launched at 5pm on Monday 27 March in the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies at NUI Galway. Professor Sean Ryder of the NUI Galway English department will speak at the launch. Please click here for more information.   This … Continue reading

Margaret Eaton writes about Frank McCourt in the Irish Times

  Margaret Eaton has published an article in the Irish Times about the process of writing her newly published study of Frank McCourt, Frank Confessions: Performance in the Life-Writings of Frank McCourt. Please click here to read the article. Frank Confessions aims to redress the critical neglect of Frank McCourt’s life-writing, which has been dismissed … Continue reading

Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory in the Irish Times

  Marguérite  Corporaal, Christopher Cusack and Ruud van den  Beuken have published an article in the Irish Times about their new edited volume Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory: Transitions and  Transformations. Please click here to read the article in full. Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory presents the latest research from Irish studies scholars … Continue reading

Author Janick Julienne interviewed in the Irish Times

    Janick Julienne, author of Un irlandais à Paris : John Patrick Leonard, au cœur des relations franco-irlandaises (1814–1889), has been interviewed in the Irish Times. Dr Julienne was asked to contribute her thoughts about John Patrick Leonard, who she calls ‘the central, unavoidable character in Franco-Irish relations’, as part of the regular feature ‘An Irishwoman’s Diary’. … Continue reading

Stereotypes, Ideology and Foreign Correspondents reviewed in the Irish Times

  Fergal Lenehan’s new book Stereotypes, Ideology and Foreign Correspondents: German Media Representations of Ireland, 1946-2010 was reviewed in the Irish Times on Saturday 1 October, by their Berlin correspondent Derek Scally. Please click here to read the review. This book examines German media representations of Ireland from 1946 to 2010, from the post-war period … Continue reading

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