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Whelan, Kevin, 1958-
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Whelan, Kevin, 1958- — Athena Media
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O'Neill, John C. — Athena Media — McGovern, Barry — Shaw, Helen (Helen Rosemary) — Crispi, Luca [ … ]
Abstract:
Joyce described The Dead as a ghost story. The ghost of Michael Furey, who as Gretta says ‘died for me’ haunts the final scenes. But the story also echoes with the ghosts of Irish history and politics. Professor Kevin Whelan peels back the layers and references from the Battle of the Boyne, the... [ … ]
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O'Neill, John C. — Athena Media — McGovern, Barry — Shaw, Helen (Helen Rosemary) — Fogarty, Anne [ … ]
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At the end of the night we leave 15 Usher’s Island and follow Gabriel and Gretta Conroy’s journey up river and down O’Connell St (then Sackville Street) to the Gresham Hotel. With Professor Anne Fogarty we re-visit the Gresham Hotel and Gabriel’s own moment of self-revelation. Gerardine... [ … ]
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O'Neill, John C. — Athena Media — McGovern, Barry — Shaw, Helen (Helen Rosemary) — Fogarty, Anne [ … ]
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TS Eliot described it as one of the greatest short stories ever written. James Joyce finished the final story in his collection Dubliners, The Dead, in Trieste 1907. This story of the Misses Morkan’s annual gathering of family, friends and music students is framed by the elderly sisters’ nephew... [ … ]
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O'Neill, John C. — Athena Media — McGovern, Barry — Shaw, Helen (Helen Rosemary) — Crowe, Catriona [ … ]
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We start at 15 Usher’s Island, the house at the centre of the Misses Morkan’s Epiphany dinner party on January 6th 1904. Set in a Dublin of 300,000 souls, on a bitter cold night, we are looking out across the river to the west to the Phoenix Park and to the east towards the Four Courts. As the... [ … ]