Tag Archives: Donal McCartney

Nessa O’Mahony on Historical Material & Irish Writing (An Interview)

LM: Can you describe your experience of working with historical material?   NOM: I first began exploring history through the lens of family history. I’d studied history at university – my degree was English and History – and absolutely loved … Continue reading

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“No Worst There Is None”: Gerard Manley Hopkins @ the Dublin Writers’ Festival 2013

In 1884, the Jesuit poet Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) became Professor of Classics at what was then the brand-new University College, Dublin. UCD was then in transition from the old Catholic University.  Its management had been passed to the Jesuits, … Continue reading

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