Memorial Lectures Archive

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2016 Donal Ryan

Michael Hartnett Memorial Lecture: Saving Words by Donal Ryan

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2014 D Ferriter

“Scrambling for the bones of the patriot dead”: Remembering and commemorating the Irish Revolution 1913-23′

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Robert Ballagh

2013 Robert Ballagh

‘Words and Pictures’

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Christy Kenneally

2012 Christy Kenneally

‘The People Who Fell to Earth

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David Whyte

2011 David Whyte

‘Walking With Ireland Through the Dark Wood’

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Fintan O'Toole

2010 Fintan O'Toole

‘Secular Prayers: Michael Hartnett, Enchantment and Disenchantment’

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Paul Durcan

2009 Paul Durcan

‘Michael Hartnett’s Way of the Cross’

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Paddy Bushe

2008 Paddy Bushe

‘Poetry in Translation’

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2007 Nuala O'Faolain

‘The times that were in it’

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Clairr O'Connor

2006 Clairr O'Connor

‘Memory and Imagination in Literature’

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