Influence Archive - Spring 2021

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You can now catch up on past Irish Influence sessions in full on our YouTube page, or click the tabs below for highlights from each Friday evening.

The Irish Influence on YouTube

Donal Ryan, Author, on Writing Rural Ireland

Emilie Pine, Academic and Author

Nobel Laureate Series

Fintan O'Toole, Journalist and Writer, on George Bernard Shaw

Nobel Laureate Series

Lauren Arrington, Scholar, on W.B. Yeats

Nobel Laureate Series

Lois More Overbeck, Scholar, on Samuel Beckett

Nobel Laureate Series

Geraldine Higgins, Scholar, on Seamus Heaney

Karan Casey, Folk Singer, and Brian O'Donovan, Musician/Broadcaster, on Irish Music

Sarah L. Townsend, Scholar, on What's New About The New Irish?

Lenny Abrahamson, Filmmaker

Manchán Magan, Writer, on Inherited Wealth: the Richness of Irish

Ambassador Dan Mulhall on Representing Irishness

Shahmima Akhtar and Fiona Loughnane on Ireland, Empire, Race and Image

Richard Kearney on Touch in the Time of Covid

Henry Glassie, Anthropologist and Folklorist, on Ballymenone: the Story of all Ireland

Claire Kilroy, Author, on Writing Through Covid

Catriona Crowe, Archivist and Activist, on Ireland and the Archive

Eve Watson, Psychoanalyst, on Can you Psychoanalyse the Irish?

Éimear O’Connor HRHA, Art Historian, on Irish Art and the Disapora

Dominic Bryan, Academic, on Flags, Spaces and Northern Ireland

Ailbhe Darcy and David Wheatley on the History of Irish Women's Poetry