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Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 2pm - 6pm
Late opening on Wednesday until 8pm
Closed at weekends and on bank holidays
The Centre Culturel Irlandais is obliged to close its doors to the public on Friday 13 March 2020 at 6pm, and until further notice.

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
The Centre Culturel Irlandais is obliged to close its doors to the public on Friday 13 March 2020 at 6pm, and until further notice.

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

Map

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Maeve Kelly

Article

This article considers the work of Irish writer and feminist Maeve Kelly arguing that she has been not only a radical and, to some extent, seminal voice within modern Irish writing, but an author whose work self-consciously reflects upon the pro[...]
The Right to Dream

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Feminist critics have celebrated Kate O'Brien's pioneering approach to gender and sexuality, yet there has been little exploration of her innovations of the coming-of-age narrative. Creating a modern Irish reworking of the "Bildungsroman", O'Bri[...]
She done Coriolanus at the Convent

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This article explores the gender politics of a neglected one-act play by Teresa Deevy, first staged at the Abbey in 1931, that revolves around the young female protagonist's recollection of a convent production of Shakespeare's "Coriolanus" in w[...]
Tuam Babies and Kerry Babies

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This article focuses on strictures pertaining to reproduction and childbirth in Tom Murphy's "On the Outside" (1959), "On the Inside" (1974), and "Bailegangaire" (1985), and Mary Leland's "The Killeen" (1985), and the relevance of such to clande[...]

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Introduction: Irish modernism, from emergence to emergency Gregory Castle and Patrick Bixby Part I. Revivals: 1. Gothic revivals: the Fin De Siècle, Irish modernism, and the heritage of Wilde and Stoker John Paul Riquelme 2. Standish O'Grad[...]

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In over forty years in medicine, obstetrician Peter Boylan was at the births of more than 6000 babies. He saw women and families at their most vulnerable, their most joyous, and sometimes their most heart-broken. In the Shadow of the Eighth is t[...]

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Introduction Maternity and Moral Migration, 1920s–1960s Legality and Irish Abortion, 1920s–1960s Contraceptive Mentalities, 1960s–1980s Pro-life States of Mind, 1967–2000s Abortion in Exile, 1967–2018 Trusting Women, 2000–2018 Conclusion

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In three urgent pieces of non-fiction Anne Enright explores speech and silence in the lives of Irish women: the long silence surrounding the Mother and Baby home in Tuam which was broken by the voice of Catherine Corless, the silence of Irish li[...]

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Until alarmingly recently, the Catholic Church, acting in concert with the Irish state, operated a network of institutions for the concealment, punishment and exploitation of 'fallen women'. Mortality rates in these institutions were shockingly [...]
A Big House Divided

Article

In Edna O’Brien’s House of Splendid Isolation (1994), the house, a microcosm for the nation, along with its marginalized occupants, reflect the borders between North and South, past and present. By critically interrogating the ways in which O’Br[...]
For the Improvement and Amusement of Young Ladies

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This essay takes as its focus a poetry miscellany printed in Waterford in 17772: Select Poems, designed for the improvement and amusement of young ladies. By MIss Carter and others. The collection is notable in a number of respects. It pr[...]
The Irish Female Migrant, Silence and Family Duty in Colm Toibin’s Brooklyn

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Set in the 1950s, Colm Tóibín’s Brooklyn (2009) traces the life experiences of Eilis Lacey, who is urged by her family to migrate to Brooklyn due to the lack of opportunities for young women in her native Enniscorthy, a small town in rural Irela[...]
Katherine Philips, "Philo-Philippa" and Restoration Dublin

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This article suggests that "To the excellent Orinda" (a poem written in Dublin in 1663 and printed in the appendix to this article) is not, as it purports to be, an encomiastic priase poem honouring the Anglo-Welsh poet Katherine Philips who, du[...]
Incarnating and articulating the female other. Interview with Helena Walsh

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"My aim is to expose gender constructs as central to Irish national identity, to interrogate and subvert the ideals of femininity and nationhood as reflected in the symbolic appropriation of the female body within Irish nationalist iconography. [...]
Performative Self-Portraiture, Femmage, and Feminist Histories of Irish Art: Amanda Coogan's Snails, after Alice Maher (2010)

Article

En 2010, l’œuvre Snails: After Alice Maher d’Amanda Coogan a été présentée au public dans une des salles du Musée irlandais d’Art Moderne. Cette performance d’une durée de deux heures, durant lesquelles une série d’escargots explorent le visage,[...]

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Introduction By Heather Ingman, Clíona Ó Gallchoir Chapter 1 - Writing before 1700 By Marie-Louise Coolahan Chapter 2 - Eighteenth-Century Writing By Clíona Ó Gallchoir Chapter 3 - Writing under the Union, 1800–1845 By James Kelly Chapte[...]
History on your Doorstep

Book

- Suffragette's City: a walking tour of the suffrage movement in Dublin City, Maeve Casserly - Tenements, suburbia and the remarkable architect Herbert Simms, Donal Fallon - "My Dear Men": The Monica Roberts Collection from the First World War[...]

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Only 10% of those who have sat at the cabinet table in Ireland in almost 100 years have been women, totalling just 19 female politicians. Along with the two former female Presidents of Ireland, all of the living members of this exclusive club ar[...]

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Una MULLALLY, Editor | Londres : Unbound | 2018
Context: abortion is illegal in almost every circumstance in Ireland north and south. Ireland is the only democracy in the western world to have a constitutional ban on abortion. This is depressing and oppressive, but people are trying to chan[...]
Waking the Feminists

Recorded cultural event

Lian BELL, Author | 2018
Événement enregistré dans le cadre de la programmation culturelle du CCI. La scénographe et directrice artistique Lian Bell évoque le grand succès de la campagne pour l’égalité des femmes dans le théâtre irlandais, qu’elle a lancée fin 2015 sou[...]