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Conference at Trinity Dublin: Borderlines XXIII programme

15 April 2019

We’ve finalised the programme for Borderlines Conference 2019, held at Trinity College, Dublin. Click the link for the Borderlines Programme to see the range of fantastic papers...

Uncovering Irish Attitudes to Shakespeare — John J. Burns Library’s Blog

2 April 2019

This week we feature a guest post by our current Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies, Patrick Lonergan, Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies at the National University of Ireland,...

Theatre: Staged reading of Shirley’s The Politician

14 March 2019

A staged reading of James Shirley’s The Politician (1639), which tells a tale of court intrigue and ruthless deception, will be held at Smock Alley Dublin on Thursday...

Theatre: Romeo and Juliet at dlr Mill Theatre Dundrum

13 March 2019

From the dlr Mill theatre Dundrum website. Directed by Geoff O’Keeffe for MILL PRODUCTIONS, this abridged version of Romeo and Juliet is an ideal opportunity to expose Junior...