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Shakespeare in Ireland

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Paper online: “Who cares for the elderly? A history of old age in Ireland, 1500-1850”

12 November 2020

QUB Institute of Irish Studies Autumn 2020 Seminar Series Monday 16 November at 4.30pm “Who cares for the elderly? A history of old age in Ireland, 1500-1850” by Prof...

Online Exhibition: Mapping Cork: trade, culture and politics in medieval and early modern Ireland

25 May 2020

This week (beginning 18 May) The River-side will post a series of blog posts comprising a student-created online exhibition Mapping Cork: Trade, culture and politics in medieval and...

Funded PhD Studentship on the Macmorris project – Mapping actors and communities: A model of research in Renaissance Ireland in the 16th and 17th centuries

1 May 2020

The MACMORRIS Project seeks to map the full range of cultural activity in Ireland, across languages and ethnic groups, from roughly 1541 to 1691. It is a 4-year digital-humanities project...

Screening and discussion: RSC Hamlet on RTE2 and Cyclone Rep Q&A

9 April 2020

Cyclone Rep, Ireland’s leading Shakespeare Theatre-in-Education Company, is trying to help Leaving Certificate students during these difficult times, coming up with interesting...