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314 boxes and 35m of books — archive of Margaretta D’Arcy and John Arden donated to NUI Galway

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Margaretta D’Arcy has donated her papers and those of her late husband and playwright John Arden to NUI Galway. The archive throws new light on two pivotal but under-researched figures of 20th and 21st century Irish and British theatre and also features strongly the activism of both Arden and D’Arcy.

New film from Margaretta D’Arcy to examine issues of access

What is Galway city like for the wheelchair user? Is it easy to get around? Is there enough disabled access in our public buildings? What is daily life like for those with wheelchairs?

Remembering John Arden

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It was Ronald Reagan who first introduced me to John Arden and Margaretta D’Arcy. Well, indirectly. I’ll get back to that in a minute.

A Yorkshire man in Galway

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On October 22 1959 an unusual play opened at the Royal Court theatre, London; a theatre never afraid to be different. It had after all presented John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger* three years previously - a play which rocked the establishment, and transformed English drama for ever. The critics adored it, it played to full houses every night, and it made lots of money for everyone concerned.

Arden at eighty

ON FRIDAY October 1 the Town Hall Theatre is presenting a tribute to author John Arden to mark the writer’s 80th year.

Arden and D’Arcy to read at Westside Library

The multi-award winning playwright, novelist, and short story writer John Arden, and the film maker, activist, and playwright Margarette D’Arcy will read from their work at the Westside Library next week.

Arden and D’Arcy to read at the Forge At Gort festival

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JOHN ARDEN and Margaretta D’Arcy will treat theatre lovers to a ‘skeleton version’ of Arden’s 1960 play The Happy Haven, as part of the Forge At Gort Literary festival.

 

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