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GEORGE BERNARD Shaw will be celebrated, examined, and performed at NUI Galway - with a production of his play The Millionairess, and a public discussion on his life and work, involving Fintan O'Toole.
Roscommon Arts Centre is delighted to present Bernadette by Turner Prize winner Duncan Campbell. One of a trilogy of films, it focuses on female Irish dissident and political activist Bernadette Devlin. In 1969 she became the youngest woman ever elected to the British Parliament and she personified the young radical Catholics of Northern Ireland at the onset of the modern Troubles. Campbell’s film works with archive footage and writings about her in an effort to do justice to her legacy. The exhibition runs until January 13.
One of the real benefits of the the centenary commemorations of 1916, is the amount of research and new material that has been published on the background to the Rising, and in particular on the personalities of the men and women involved.
Mayo Arts Collaborative presents an exciting visual art project, 'Kathleen Lynn: Insider on the Outside', in five arts venues around Mayo until the end of April.