Category Archive: Writing/Arts/Poetry/Theatre

Sep 18

“O’Casey in the estate – Ploughing on” / Culture Night 2020 (Available now)

This collection was created for Culture Night 2020. It can be watched as a playlist (above) , which will carry us through the life of Sean O’Casey from childhood through to his last farewell to Dublin. Each contribution can also be enjoyed separately (below) . Join the cast members of the RTE documentary “O’Casey in …

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Sep 18

“Docklands BY Docklanders” – Culture Night 2020 (Available now)

This collection was created for Culture Night 2020 . It can be watched as a playlist (above) , with the pieces appearing in chronological order , from the 18th century to modern day. Each individual contribution can also be enjoyed separately(see links below).   Enjoy a literary tour of the Dublin Docklands . Drawing on …

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Sep 16

Culture Night 2020: “O’Casey in the estate -Ploughing on ”

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We all watched the two-part documentary “O’Casey in the Estate” on RTE back in July. It followed the plans to stage a production of ‘Plough and the Stars” using a non-professional cast. We all watched the emotional scenes and shared the shock & sadness as the once in a lifetime opportunity to step onto the …

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Sep 11

“When Hitchcock met O’Casey” free-to-view

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This critically acclaimed documentary is available to view on Youtube for a limited period . Made in conjunction with the East Wall History Group , it sold out its premiere screening at the Dublin International Film Festival . Available until Monday evening , 14th September . Enjoy

Jul 18

Sarah Lundberg Summer School 2020 presents …

Jun 17

“DRACULA FEVER” at the Sean O’Casey Theatre

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This Saturday  the East Wall History Group & the Alternative Visions Oral History Group will host the annual Sarah Lundberg Summer School. The event is held in honour of our friend and colleague Sarah Lundberg, an Archivist, Historian and publisher who tragically passed away five years ago. Each year the topic is carefully chosen to …

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Sep 09

“Take away our hearts o’ stone…” – Powerful Sean O’Casey monologues performed in New York

Abbey actress Sara Allgood , the original Juno .

“It’ll have what’s far better- it’ll have two mothers” Sean O’Casey is one of Ireland’s most famous playwrights , with his major works being as compelling today as when they were first performed almost a century ago. His most memorable characters are based on real life Dubliner’s he knew and observed , including many from  …

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Aug 16

Sean O’Casey Festival 2018

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Mar 31

Two great photo exhibitions – April 2017

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Oct 15

End World Hunger – locally created banner to be displayed (17th October)

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This Monday (17th October) is the United Nations Day for the Eradication of Poverty . Participants from the North Wall FAS project have created a powerful  33 meter banner calling for an end to world hunger. This will be displayed along the Quays on Monday , where people will assemble at the Famine statues at …

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