A Heart That is Free: Terence MacSwiney in Context

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Cork Opera House

Emmett Place

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Presented by Crawford Art Gallery, Cork and Dr Éimear O'Connor HRHA in association with Cork MidSummer Festival.

A Heart That is Free: Terence MacSwiney in Context

Celebrating Terence MacSwiney, this free event is an engaging and accessible introduction to MacSwiney’s less known cultural legacy. Featuring excerpts from MacSwiney’s 1914 play The Revolutionist, the event will celebrate the author's cultural life and context.

FRIDAY 17 JUNE
11:00 gathering

11:30 Éimear O’Connor | opening remarks
11:40 Cathal MacSwiney Brugha | Terence MacSwiney: From Mysticism to Militarism
12:00 Excerpt 1: The Revolutionist (I, vi)
12:10 Excerpt 2: The Revolutionist (I, x)
12:20: Fíona Ní Bhriain | From Text to Image: The Literary Output of Terence MacSwiney

12:40 break for lunch

13:45 Éimear O’Connor | remarks
13:50 Tom Spalding | The Cork International Exhibitions and Irish Nationalism
14:10 Excerpt 3: The Revolutionist (III, i)
14:20 Excerpt 4: The Revolutionist (II, i)
14:30 John Borgonovo | Terence MacSwiney and Cork’s revolutionary zeitgeist, 1905-1915

14:50 tea/coffee

15:10 Thérèse McIntyre | Cuireadóir and “The Music of Freedom”
15:30 Excerpt 5: The Revolutionist (IV, iii)
15:40 Excerpt 6: The Revolutionist (V, ii)
15:50 Gabriel Doherty | “The look of the conquerer”: Terence MacSwiney and
Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa 16:10 responses
16:30 end


TICKETS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE via EVENTBRITE.IE (Free Event)


For further information please contact:

dawnwilliams@crawfordartgallery.ie / (021) 4907853


The event is part of the exhibition at the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork entitled:

Conflicting Visions in a Turbulent Age 1900-1916 - June 3 - August 20, 2016

www.crawfordartgallery.ie


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