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  1. Sean O’Casey, Trouble Pilgrims and the truth! — September 23, 2022
  2. Sean O’Casey Festival 2022 – full brochure available : — September 11, 2022
  3. “From Ballyfermot to New York and to the Sean O’Casey…” – an interview with playwright Derek Murphy — September 3, 2022
  4. Sean O’Casey Festival 2022 – Fantastic line up of theatre & music events — September 3, 2022
  5. “OFF THE METER – ON THE RECORD” by John McDonagh — September 2, 2022

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Sep 23

Sean O’Casey, Trouble Pilgrims and the truth!

Some more 'unpleasentness'  for O'Casey

There’s a great quote often attributed to Joe Strummer of the Clash, describing his musical philosophy as “Three chords and the truth”. He might indeed have said those words (and so too may have Johnny Cash) but in doing so he was quoting a country musician from the 1950′s which is when the phrase originated. …

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Sep 11

Sean O’Casey Festival 2022 – full brochure available :

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Sep 03

“From Ballyfermot to New York and to the Sean O’Casey…” – an interview with playwright Derek Murphy

Playwright Derek Murphy

  The Sean O’Casey Festival 2022 will feature Basement Productions’ “A Very Irish Killing”, the first time the group has performed at the Sean O’Casey Theatre. It is also the first time a play by Derek Murphy has been performed in East Wall, so we were pleased to have a few words with Derek in …

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Sep 03

Sean O’Casey Festival 2022 – Fantastic line up of theatre & music events

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Sep 02

“OFF THE METER – ON THE RECORD” by John McDonagh

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Driving New York Crazy for 40 years … … NEXT STOP DUBLIN ! John McDonagh is a radio host, a member of Irish American Writers & Artists (IAW&A), and has been driving a NYC yellow cab for nearly four decades. This occupation has provided the raw material for his critically acclaimed one man show. Directed …

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Sep 02

“Dublin Ghosts” – An evening with Pete Holidai and Tony St Ledger ( with very special guest Phelim Drew)

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Jul 23

WHEN U2 PLAYED IN SHERIFF STREET -1982

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BONO VERSUS THE DUBLIN DOCKER ? Hard to believe it has been 40 years   On the 17th July 1982 they played their famous roof-top show in Sheriff Street. Here are two audio recording from the event, and even if you’re not a fan it’s a great piece of local history. Were you there? Please share …

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Jul 05

JF HOMAN : From East Wall boys school to Civil War peacemaker

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Just over a hundred years ago, the shelling of the Four Courts signalled the start of the Civil War. As the so called ‘Battle of Dublin’ raged, the capital’s main thoroughfare was once again in flames. For the second time in just over six years, Sackville Street (now known as O’Connell Street) was once again …

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Jul 05

JF Homan : Account of his ambulance work and efforts for peace at outbreak of Civil War

John Francis Homan was the principal of the East Wall Boys School from 1895 to his retirement in 1926. He was also a volunteer with the St Johns Ambulance Brigade, and this is his account of his activity during the ‘Battle of Dublin’ (28th June to 5th July):   This valuable historical document is courtesy …

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Jun 09

Joe Moran – East Wall artist

Joe Moran

Joe Moran is a well known East Wall resident, but as an artist he is well known nationally and Internationally. In this fascinating series of videos  Dublin City Council Historian in residence James Curry tells the story behind some of Joe’s public artwork which can be found around the City. Each video is a wonderful …

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