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John Banville - Reading and Public Talk

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The award-winning novelist John Banville will be a short-term visitor at the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies from 30 October through mid-November 2018.

His reading and public talk will feature a text and remarks related to themes of fiction writing.

Reception to follow.

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Tributes for Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, Emeritus Professor of Music at the University of Limerick and Founder/Director at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies joins in tributes around the world to the late Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, Emeritus Professor of Music at the University of Limerick and founder/Director at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. His funeral was held today in County Clare.

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New Volume of Poetry by Ailbhe Darcy Shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize

Author: Mary Hendriksen

 

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Ailbhe Darcy’s new volume of poetry, Insistence, has been shortlisted for the prestigious T.S. Eliot Prize in Poetry.  

Darcy, who received both her MFA in Creative Writing from Notre Dame and a Ph.D. in English, with an Irish Studies graduate minor, now lives in Wales. A poet, a critic, and a professor, she teaches contemporary Irish poetry and literature at Cardiff University.

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