Search Results for 'Oscar Wilde'

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Sir William Wilde - broken by the death of his children

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Seven years after the Mary Traver’s case, in which Sir William Wilde, a famous doctor and socialite in the Dublin of the mid 19th century, emerged legally unscathed, but socially damaged, a far worse scandal threatened to ruin his reputation entirely.

Wilde re-imagined at the Roscommon Arts Centre

One of the theatre highlights this season at Roscommon Arts Centre takes place on Saturday, April 7, at 8pm, as Pan Pan Theatre Company take to the stage with their production of The Importance Of Nothing.

Wilde expert Michael Seeney among speakers at Oscar Wilde Festival

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Galway’s Oscar Wilde Festival takes place next weekend for its third year, from Friday, September 4, to Sunday, September 6. The festival boasts a packed programme and will see Wilde experts and enthusiasts gather to celebrate his life and work in a west of Ireland setting. 

A Wilde weekend in Fermanagh

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The inaugural ‘A Wilde Weekend’ festival will take place on the May Day bank holiday weekend across venues in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh. The festival, dedicated to the life and works of Oscar Wilde, will include Wildean-related art forms such as theatre, literary talks, prose-theatre, poetry-theatre, the decorative arts, the domestic arts, music, film, readings and storytelling, and celebrations of walled gardens.

Cong’s Wilde connection to be explored

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The village of Cong is marking its connection to one of the most famous writers of the 19th century - Oscar Wilde.

Who was William Wilde?

An illustrated talk about the life of Sir William Wilde, father of Oscar Wilde, will be hosted by the Cong Moytura Heritage Society on January 21.

A Wilde night in the west

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It is hard to believe that it is a decade since Oscar Wilde and Thomas Vilde took up residence outside Matt O’Flahertys on Williamsgate Street. A gift from the Estonian nation, in that period they have become the iconic face of modern Galway. Tonight a concert of Estonian music will be held to mark the occasion. I caught up with the happy Wildes as they sat outside a shop in the city centre.

Public lecture on Oscar Wilde’s father

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SIR WILLIAM WILDE, the father of Oscar Wilde, will be the subject of a public lecture in the Galway City Museum next week.

Wilde, Salome, and the ‘homosexual conspiracy’

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SALOME HAS always attracted controversy, being banned in England in the decadent 1890s and whipping up a storm of controversy about ‘lesbian performances’ during WWI.

RTE’s Brendan Courtney to launch Oscar Wilde Festival

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The launch of this year’s Oscar Wilde Festival will take place on Friday September 5 in the Harbour Hotel at 6pm, with RTE star and fashion designer, Brendan Courtney.

 

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