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White, Harry, 1958- — Athena Media
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Kiberd, Declan — Athena Media
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Whelan, Kevin, 1958- — Athena Media
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Fogarty, Anne — Athena Media
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O'Neill, John C. — Athena Media — McGovern, Barry — Shaw, Helen (Helen Rosemary) — Crispi, Luca [ … ]
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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) — White, Harry, 1958- [ … ]
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The Dead is rich in music from Italian opera to popular folk songs. Music and song is the soundtrack to the dinner party while the conversation around the table shares stories of Enrico Caruso and the music halls of the city. The story’s epiphany hangs on a memory provoked by a song ‘The Lass of... [ … ]
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O'Neill, John C. — Shaw, Helen (Helen Rosemary) — Athena Media — McGovern, Barry
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James Joyce’s short story ‘The Dead’ is set in the heart of Dublin City on January 6th 1904. As part of our audio podcast series Barry McGovern takes a walk through the city of ‘The Dead’ and explores the landscape which frames the story from 15 Usher’s Island to the Gresham Hotel on... [ … ]
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Meaney, Gerardine, 1962- — Athena Media