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Moltaí ón bpobal á lorg ag RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta agus 50 bliain á cheiliúradh 3 March 2022

Ceiliúradh ar an saibhreas atá i gcartlann RTÉ RnaG don 50 bliain Beidh RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta ag ceiliúradh leathchéad bliain ar an bhfód i mbliana, agus mar chuid den cheiliúradh sin tá sé beartaithe ag an stáisiún rogha den cheol agus den amhránaíocht is mó a chuaigh i bhfeidhm ar na héisteoirí ó 1972 a chur ar fáil mar albam. Tháinig RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta ar an aer ar 2 Aibreán 1972 agus tá…

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Laethanta Sona: Translating Samuel Beckett’s ‘Happy Days’ 28 February 2022 – Posted in: News, Blog

In 2021, Sarah-Jane Scaife directed Beckett’s Happy Days on the Aran Islands. The play was translated into Irish by Micheál Ó Conghaile and titled Laethanta Sona. Meet them both in conversation with Dr. Seán Kennedy, an acclaimed scholar of Beckett’s work, for the 2022 D’Arcy McGee Lecture on Thursday, 3 March at 10PM GMT. They will talk about the work, the text, and the performance, which was a landmark event in Irish theatre history. This is…

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Digital vs. Print: The Book Battle Rages On 2 February 2015 – Posted in: Blog, Books

As the holiday shopping season swings into full force, it’s interesting to watch people buying books. Many a wish list has everything from the latest by Stephen King to an Amazon Gift Card (an actual card or via email) to a new e-reader device. Yet the battle for which is more popular is truly running neck and neck. No matter who you ask, the answer is always different, and usually very passionate. Christine Donovan, from Deerfield…

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Life, The Big Lebowski, and What Have You 30 January 2015 – Posted in: Blog, Books, Review

Lebowski ipsum dO YOU SEE WHAT HAPPENS, LARRY? Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit praesent ac magna justo pellentesque ac lectus quis. Mr. Lebowski asked me to repeat that: Her life is in your hands. Elit blandit fringilla a ut turpis praesent felis ligula, malesuada suscipit malesuada non. That is our most modestly priced receptacle. Ultrices non urna sed orci ipsum, placerat id condimentum rutrum, rhoncus. Yeah man, it really tied the room together. Ac…

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Two Books with Horrible Dating Advice

When I was single, I hated dating—which is probably why I didn’t do much of it. There are so many unspoken rules, and girls play games, and it’s enough to make you want to become a celibate monk. Okay, it’s not quite that bad. Fortunately, I was lucky enough to find the right girl, and the rest is history. But even though my “game” probably sucked, I knew some common rules of dating. I mean, the…

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