MacDonagh-LOGO2-623x623On 25-26 June the National Gallery of Ireland hosted a two day events entitled Revival to revolution: the literary career of Thomas MacDonagh. 

The event was aimed at both academics and the general public and focused on the literary career of UCD lecturer and 1916 leader Thomas MacDonagh (1878-1916). It had a particular emphasis on MacDonagh’s involvement in the periodical The Irish Review (1911-1914), how this reflected the cultural revival of the early twentieth century, and how this overlapped with the Easter Rising.

Speakers included Cathal Goan (former director-general, RTÉ), Shane Kenna (16 Lives: Thomas MacDonagh), Declan Kiberd (Notre Dame), and Conor Mulvagh (UCD)

Click here for full details of Revival to revolution.

From Century Ireland: The Irish Review, 1911-1914.

 

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