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Monday to Friday: 2pm - 6pm
Late opening on Wednesday until 8pm
Closed at weekends and on bank holidays

You will need to present a pass sanitaire

Contacts

Carole Jacquet
Head of Libraries and Archives

Marion Mossu
Libraries and Archives Officer

Tel : 00 33 1 58 52 10 83 / 33

Where to find us ?

Beside the Panthéon !
Centre Culturel Irlandais
5, rue des Irlandais - 75005 Paris

RER B : Luxembourg
Metros : M10 Cardinal Lemoine / M7 Place Monge
Buses : 84, 89, 21, 27

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Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 2pm - 6pm
Late opening on Wednesday until 8pm
Closed at weekends and on bank holidays

You will need to present a pass sanitaire

Contacts

Carole Jacquet
Head of Libraries and Archives

Marion Mossu
Libraries and Archives Officer

Tel : 00 33 1 58 52 10 83 / 33

Where to find us ?

Beside the Panthéon !
Centre Culturel Irlandais
5, rue des Irlandais - 75005 Paris

RER B : Luxembourg
Metros : M10 Cardinal Lemoine / M7 Place Monge
Buses : 84, 89, 21, 27

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Doing her spiriting

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Several studies have tried to answer the question ‘where is Ireland in "The Tempest"?’, while others have assessed Ireland's sense of its own postcoloniality through Irish writers' engagement with Shakespeare's most ‘colonial’ play. This essay a[...]
I heard him in that ancient poem

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In this interview, conducted in the Summer of 2014, Frank McGuinness talks about his introduction to Old and Middle English as a student in University College Dublin and its influence on his writings. Particular attention is given to his enormou[...]
Deprovincializing Brian Friel's Drama in America, 2009 and 2014

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While American regional theatre has flourished for decades, hardly any critics with a national profile pay attention to it, but theatre critic Terry Teachout has recently argued that criticism must catch up with this ‘deprovincialized’ drama, dr[...]
Down South with O'Casey's Later Work

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Sean O'Casey's later plays, written between the 1930s and the early 1960s, are at the centre of Shivaun O'Casey's intimate memory of the theatrical family's life, their cultural influences, daring, professional triumphs, and disappointments. Gro[...]
An Interview with Garry Hynes

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In this wide ranging interview between Druid's Artistic Director Garry Hynes and Nicholas Grene, she speaks of her work on the two marathon productions, DruidSynge in 2004–6 and DruidMurphy in 2012–13. She explains the origins of the idea of doi[...]
Madness and Magic

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Clearing away all assumptions of familiarity with Shakespeare's play, this essay examines "Macbeth" with penetrating clarity and passionate understanding. Structure, plot, and dark magic are interwoven as McGuinness follows the brutal ascent to [...]
Mirror up to nation

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Christopher Murray, Philip Edwards, and Rebecca Steinburger have examined the ways in which the Irish Dramatic Revival drew on the example and plays of Shakespeare. Their emphasis falls on Yeats and O'Casey, both of whom have written extensively[...]
Playing the Monster on Stage

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This essay explores theatre's power to take an audience beyond the veil of civilization into an encounter with the human as monstrous. Through the mythology and theatre of the Greeks, through Shakespeare, and into contemporary plays and producti[...]
Re-imagining Twentieth-Century Irish Theatre

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Following on from a roundtable discussion that took place at the 2013 Conference of the Irish Society of Theatre Research at the University of London, Birkbeck, this essay presents reflections on the developments in scholarship on twentieth-cent[...]
Samuel Beckett and Irish Scenography

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This essay offers some glimpses of the parallel histories of Beckett and Irish scenography, and explores how they have impacted on each other. In particular, we investigate the intersections between Beckett and theatre in Dublin in the 1920s and[...]
The Work of a Young Nationalist?

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In 1965 Tom Murphy was commissioned by BBC Television to write a play, "The Patriot Game", to be broadcast in the following year on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the Easter Rising. However, it was finally not made as the estimated [...]
Yeats and Japan

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‘Yeats and Japan: The Dreaming of the Bones’ first investigates how the Noh came to influence Yeats, then analyzes Yeats's "Four Plays for Dancers", focusing on "The Dreaming of the Bones", and explains how this Yeats play is adapted into a new [...]

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Maire Nic Shiubhlaig, Peadar Kearney, Helena Molony, Barney Murphy, Ellen Busshell, Sean Connolly, Arthur shields before, during and after the Easter Rising of 1916