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Tuesday 09

Censorship in 20th Century Ireland

Historian Dónal Fallon will examine Irish literary censorship in the twentieth century, placing the banning of Edna O’Brien’s The Country Girls in the context of the time, and looking at other high profile victims of Irish literary censorship, including Seán Ó Faoláin, Brendan Behan and others.

All welcome.

 

Dónal Fallon is a historian and writer based in Dublin. He has been published in History Ireland, Jacobin, the Irish Independent, Totally Dublin and other diverse outlets. From 2014 to September 2016, he was the resident historian to Newstalk Breakfast. He has worked with Dublin City Council (on the ‘My Area in 1916’ project), the Little Museum of Dublin and published a number of books, including a study of the Nelson Pillar.

Venue

Malahide Library, Main Street Malahide, Co Dublin

Time

April 9 at 6:30 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking not necessary

History Ireland Hedge School

Join History Ireland editor Tommy Graham and panel for a lively discussion on censorship in Ireland. This hedge school is inspired by this year’s Dublin One City One Book choice The Country Girls Trilogy by Edna O’Brien.

All welcome.

Venue

National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street Dublin 2,

Time

April 9 at 7:00 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking not necessary
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