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CULTURE NIGHT

FRI 16 SEP 2016

John McGahern agus an ceangal le Átha Buí – Tom French i gcomhrá le Irene Duffy –Lynch


  • Address: Leabharlann Átha Buí/Athboy Library
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John McGahern agus an ceangal le Átha Buí, Co na Mí – Tom French i gcomhrá le Irene Duffy –Lynch/John McGahern and the Athboy connection - Tom French in conversation with Irene Duffy-Lynch

D’oibrigh John McGahern mar mhúinteoir búnscoile in Átha Buí i 1955/56 agus tá A Ballad agus Crossing the Line lonnaithe in Átha Buí. Scríobh an file Tom French The Hummingbird of Athboy (The John McGahern Yearbook 2010) agus rinne Irene Duffy-Lynch aistrúchán Gaeilge ar Amongst Women (Idir Mhná) le déanaí.

John McGahern taught in Athboy N.S in 1955/56 and two of his stories A Ballad and Crossing the Line are set in Athboy. The poet Tom French is the author of The Hummingbird of Athboy (The John McGahern Yearbook 2010) and Irene Duffy-Lynch has recently translated John McGahern’s Amongst Women into Irish.

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Address: Leabharlann Átha Buí/Athboy Library