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‘Modern Ireland has Nothing to Inspire Modern Writers’

The Irish Writers’ Centre hosted a panel discussion (2nd February) on how the current economic climate is affecting modern Irish writing. Chaired by poet Michael O’ Loughlin, the panel consisted of Nadine O’Regan, books and arts editor of theSunday Business Post; Sean … Continue reading

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Who needs an audience?

At a debate on “The Arts and the Economy” last Thursday evening (15th April), hosted by Irish PEN, one of the speakers suggested that artists need to think about their audience. There was some bristling at this. A woman stood … Continue reading

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