‘Mobilise the poets’—art & culture in the Irish Revolution

Published in Hedge School Recordings

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recorded @ the Allingham Festival, Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon 6pm Sat 9 Nov

Arthur Griffith made this exhortation from his Gloucester Prison cell in January 1919. But how did the arts (literature, film, the visual arts, music and song) affect the Irish Revolution? How in turn did the Revolution affect the arts? History Ireland editor Tommy Graham was joined for a wide-ranging discussion by Paul Delaney (literature), Ciara Chambers (film), Roisín Kennedy (visual arts) and Fintan Vallely (music & song). 

Supported by the Commemorations Unit of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

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