Upcoming Events

 

DECEMBER 2018

 

MARIA EDGEWORTH CELEBRATION

6TH DECEMBER 2018.  ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY

Women Writing Ireland

 

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The Royal Irish Academy is celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of Maria Edgeworth (1768–1849), Ireland’s first important woman writer and also one of the RIA’s first female honorary members.

This event will have Irish Sign Language interpreting.

'Maria Edgeworth and Messrs Les Experts: A Life in Literature and Criticism', Claire Connolly MRIA, Professor of English, UCC; a cultural historian of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Ireland will commence the event with a brief talk on Maria Edgeworth's life as a professional writer.

Margaret Kelleher, Professor and Chair of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama, UCD, will chair a panel of Irish women writers who will all be celebrating Edgeworth's legacy:

Marina Carr 
Claire Kilroy 
Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin 
Éilís Ní Dhuibhne 

This event will be followed by a reception.

Women Writing Ireland precedes a two-day conference at the Trinity Long Room Hub, TCD on 7 and 8 December 2018 which is being organised by TCD's School of English.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RTÉ Radio 1

Special Event

Miscellany50

Dates: 07 Dec - 09 Dec

Show Time: Various

Tickets: €16-18

Bundle Offer: Save 20% when you see two or more events

Miscellany50 is a celebratory radio festival weekend of short writing and music produced to salute fifty years on air in 2018 of Sunday Miscellany, RTÉ Radio 1’s iconic programme. Five concerts will each capture a decade between 1968 and 2018 and be introduced by writers including Mary O’Malley, Joseph O’Connor and Lisa McInerney.

Across the weekend enjoy fifty specially written short contributions with a twist from the likes of Kevin Barry, Nuala Ní Chonchúir, Cyril Kelly, Mae Leonard, Conor O’Callaghan, Claire Kilroy, Doireann Ní Ghríofa, Paul Rouse, Barbara Scully and Danielle McLaughlin.

Miscellany50 will also offer a feast of music and song to savour – some specially commissioned to premier over the weekend – from artists including Donnacha Dennehy, Kate Ellis, Jennifer Walshe, Michael Holohan and Niall Valelly.

Throughout the weekend The Cube downstairs in Project will play host to Miscellany50’s Listening Lounge. Here you can sit back and enjoy free access to a choice of content from Sunday Miscellany’s eclectic archive from classic contributors across the decades such as Maeve Binchy, Benedict Kiely, Sam McAughtry, Nuala O’Faolain and Anthony Cronin.

Miscellany50’s concerts will be recorded and produced for broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 in 2019 with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

Friday 7 December, 7.30pm
John Bowman, Mae Leonard, John Boland, Nuala O’Connor, Leo Cullen, Deniuse Blake, Louis de Paor, Gerald Dawe, Evelyn Conlon, Denis Sexton and Gemma Tipton, Contempo String Quartet, Richie Buckley, Máire Ní Chéilleacháir and Jennifer Walshe

Saturday 8 December, 3pm
Mary O’Malley, Donal Hayes, Maurice Cashell, Pat Boran, John Connell, Michael O’Loughlin, Martina Devlin, Cyril Kelly, Paul Rouse, Alannah Hopkin and Doireann Ní Ghríofa , Christy Moore, ConTempo string Quartet, Loah, Kate Ellis and Niall Vallely

Saturday 8 December, 7.30pm
Joseph O’Connor, Dermot Bolger, Conall Hamill, Brian Leyden, Anne-Marie Kennedy, Sinéad Gleeson, Claire Kilroy, Rosaleen MacDonagh, Éilis Ní Dhuibhne and Simon Ó Faoláin, Navá and Contempo String Quartet

Sunday 9 December, 12pm
Colin Murphy, John MacKenna, Honor Clynes, Stephen James Smith, Barbara Scully, Karl O’Neill, Liam Power, Kevin Barry, Caitríona Lally, Siobhán Mannion, Cormac Begley and Barry Kerr

Sunday 9 December, 4pm
Lisa McInerney, Bernadette Buda, Danielle McLaughlin, Janet Moran, Mary Morrissy, Robert Higgins, Emilie Pine, Veronica Dyas, John F Deane, John Kelly, Jessica Traynor, Contempo String Quartet and Clíona Doris

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Seasca bliain tar éis bhás an scéalaí cháiliúil Peig Sayers, déanfar a hoidhreacht mar bhanscéalaí a phlé i gcomhthéacs scéalaíocht thraidisiúnta na mban i gcoitinne. Beidh taispeántas a bheidh dírithe ar bhanscéalaithe agus ar an bpróiseas bailithe féin mar chuid den chomhdháil, a chríochnóidh le seisiún scéalaíochta leis an scéalaí iomráiteach Eithne Ní Ghallchobhair.


 

Clár

9.30-9.50 Clárú

9.50-10.00 Oscailt na Comhdhála. An tOllamh Angela Bourke MRIA

10-11.30 Seisiún 1: Peig Sayers agus a hOidhreacht. Cathaoirleach: Máirín Nic Eoin

Eilís Ní Dhuibhne (scríbhneoir agus béaloideasóir): ‘Peig, Mícheál agus Bo’

Pádraig Ó Héalaí (Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimh): ‘Peig agus Leigheas na Muintire’

Máiréad Ní Loingsigh (Coláiste na hOllscoile, Corcaigh): 'Léiriú na hÓige sa Scéalaíocht: cuntais dírbheathaisnéise Pheig Sayers agus saothar Eibhlín Ní Shúilleabháin'

11.30-11.45 Tae/ Caife / Taispeántas

11.45-12.45 Seisiún 2: Scéalaíocht na mBan: a réim agus a tréithe. Cathaoirleach: Síle de Cléir

Lillis Ó Laoire (Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimh): 'Aicme agus Coimhlint sa scéal "Tomáisín Rua agus Mairéad Ní Bhriain" in Machtnamh Seanamhná (1939)'

Ailbhe Nic Giolla Chomhaill (Ollscoil Luimnigh): 'Comhaoiseach Conallach Pheig: spléachadh ar scéalta béaloidis Shorcha Chonaill Uí Ghrianna as Rann na Feirste, Co. Thír Chonaill'

12.45-2.00 Lón i dTeach an Acadaimh, le: Taispeántas: Scéalaithe agus Bailitheoirí le Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh (Cnuasach Bhéaloideas Éireann), agus Seisiún Scéalaíochta le hEithne Ní Ghallchobhair (Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann)

 

Past Events

 

 23 MARCH,  2017. 7.00 P.M.  THE ENGLISH BOOKSHOP, UPPSALA

 

SELECTED STORIES

READING AND INTERVIEW

 

 

BLANCHARDSTOWN LIBRARY

THURSDAY 11TH APRIL. 8.00 PM

BLANCHARDSTOWN LIBRARY

 

ONE CITY, ONE BOOK 

 

READING

 

 

 

NEW THEATRE

 

 Saturday 7th April

The New Theatre, Essex Street

LONG GAZE BACK

Readings and panel discussions.

from 11.00 a.m. till evening.

 

REGENT'S HOUSE, TRINITY COLLEGE

 

 Enduring Fictions. Discussion and reading. One City One Book.

 

Regent's House, Trinity College, 5th April 2018. 7.00 pm.

RSVP lavanro@tcd.ie

CÚIRT FESTIVAL, GALWAY 24th APRIL 2018