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Unshakeable Spirits: A Fit Wife for a Revolutionary

Writer: Sharon Sexton
Director: Cillian O’Donnachadha
Reviewer: Laura Marriott

A Fit Wife For a Revolutionary focuses in on the rarely mentioned Kathleen Clarke, wife of the first signatory of the Proclamation Thomas Clarke and a revolutionary in her own right. 418 more words

Smock Alley Theatre

What being Irish means to me

Being Irish can be complicated. If absence makes the heart grow fonder it can be a slow burn, and, having left my homeland more than two decades ago, it has taken me these last twenty years to really appreciate Ireland and my hometown of Dublin. 1,007 more words

San Francisco

Disinformation and propaganda: violence in Belfast in 1966

In January 1966, the northern government’s Minister of Home Affairs, Brian McConnell made very public calls for the IRA to have the ‘good sense’ to not get involved in violence in the upcoming 1916 commemorations. 1,695 more words

A Forgotten Hero

My Grandfather: A forgotten hero of Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising

By Celine Naughton

F.X. (Francis Xavier) Coghlan (second from left in photo) was a Volunteer, F Coy, 1st Battalion. 1,033 more words


A Prominent Republican Leader: The Trials and Tribulations of Seán McGarry, 1913-1919 (Part I)


The Robert Emmet Commemoration Concert was announced for the 4th March 1919, to be held in the Mansion House, Dublin. Posters advertised the event with the promise of a special – but unnamed – star attraction: 4,367 more words

Irish Revolutionaries

Ireland's shame

The face of Savita Halappanavar is linked within the troubling events of recent Irish history. Today is the 4th anniversary of her death at the Galway hospital. 402 more words


DTF: These Rooms

Directors: David Bolger & Louise Lowe

Reviewer: Laura Marriott

ANU have returned to Dublin Theatre Festival with an immersive live theatre performance created in collaboration with CoisCéim Dance Theatre Group… 363 more words

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