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'Literature did count for something and the authorities could be frightened of it'

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Declan Kiberd has long been one of our most lively and illuminating literary critics and next week, at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature, he will discuss his latest book, After Ireland.

‘The whole world is in a terrible state of chassis’

This week, I feel very much like a character in Juno and the Paycock, the famous play by Sean O’Casey.

Tragedy that really packs a punch

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GALWAY COMMUNITY Theatre joined forces with the Town Hall Theatre for its most ambitious show to date, Sean O’Casey’s Juno and The Paycock. It is the first time GCT have tackled one of the classics and, directed skilfully by Andrew Flynn, they did themselves proud.

The Shadow of a Gunman - Little Theatre stages classic O’Casey drama

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Athlone Little Theatre celebrates its 80th year in existence with a production of Sean O'Casey's classic tragicomedy, The Shadow of a Gunman, from December 3-9.

“Th’ whole worl’s in a terrible state o’ chassis”

The above famous line, from Sean O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock, comes to my mind when I look at the world today, which is certainly in a state of chassis. The refugee/migrant situation is dominating the media and so rightly it should. Huge numbers of refugees from war-torn Syria and Eritrea are pouring into Europe.

 

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