Category Archive: Sean O’Casey

Oct 29

Sean O’Casey – Hawthorn Terrace house to be marked with plaque

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This Year marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Sean O’Casey , one of Ireland’s most famous playwrights. Sean O’Casey and his family moved to number 25 Hawthorn Terrace when he was a young boy , and remained there for a number of years before moving to  Abercorn Road . This Sunday a plaque …

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Oct 17

EAST WALL HISTORY FESTIVAL 2014

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Sep 18

Sean O’Casey anniversary – Performances and St Barnabas Church Plaque

Sean O'Casey 
March 30th 1880 - September 18th 1964

“Even here, even now, when the sun had set and the evening star was chastely touching the bosom of the night, there were things to say, things to do. A drink first! What would he drink to – the past, the present, the future?  To all of them! He would drink to the life that …

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Sep 13

Sean O’Casey , the Hawthorn and the ‘Dung Dodgers’

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“I thought that no man liveth and dieth to himself, so I put behind what I thought and what I did , the panorama of the world I lived in- the things that made me.”    Sean O’Casey (1948)   Between 1939 and 1955 Sean O’Casey published six volumes of Autobiography. The first three in particular …

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Sep 07

Sean O’Casey, shopping with his Ma, and feckin’ the bacon & eggs

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“I thought that no man liveth and dieth to himself, so I put behind what I thought and what I did , the panorama of the world I lived in- the things that made me.”    Sean O’Casey (1948)   Between 1939 and 1955 Sean O’Casey published six volumes of Autobiography. The first three in particular …

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Aug 21

World War One, Sean O’Casey and the people of the North Docks

O'Casey and the Great War

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Aug 19

Sean O’Casey, St Vincent’s hospital and The Great War wounded

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“I thought that no man liveth and dieth to himself, so I put behind what I thought and what I did , the panorama of the world I lived in- the things that made me.”    Sean O’Casey (1948)   Between 1939 and 1955 Sean O’Casey published six volumes of Autobiography. The first three in particular …

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Apr 23

Sean O’Casey and the 1916 Rising : A prisoner in ‘the Merchants’ , and a ‘cup of scald’

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“I thought that no man liveth and dieth to himself, so I put behind what I thought and what I did , the panorama of the world I lived in- the things that made me.”    Sean O’Casey (1948) Between 1939 and 1955 Sean O’Casey published six volumes of Autobiography. The first three in particular contain …

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Apr 22

Sean O’Casey and the 1916 Rising : Saint Barnabas Church , Snipers , and Soldiers.

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“I thought that no man liveth and dieth to himself, so I put behind what I thought and what I did , the panorama of the world I lived in- the things that made me.”    Sean O’Casey (1948) Between 1939 and 1955 Sean O’Casey published six volumes of Autobiography. The first three in particular contain …

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Apr 13

Sean O’Casey , Abercorn Road, and the ‘Battle of Clontarf’

Abercorn Road

“I thought that no man liveth and dieth to himself, so I put behind what I thought and what I did , the panorama of the world I lived in- the things that made me.”    Sean O’Casey (1948) This year marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Sean O’Casey in 1964 . O’Casey spent …

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