Myth in ARTS and Popular Culture

Whatever happened to the heroes? ‘The Táin’ – From Monks’  Manuscripts at Clonmacnoise to Republican Murals in East Belfast. SPEAKER: Mary MacKENNA.

(and did the ancient Greek Classical tradition influence the sculpture, poetry and literature of Ireland? )

See Illustrated Flier.

The hero CúChulainn, interpretative centres and more!  Includes overview of works by an array of leading artists in the modern era who have interpreted themes from the ancient Irish epic myth – sculptures; drawings and tapestries of Louis le Brocquy, book illustrations by Pauline Bewick; popular artists such as Jim Fitzpatrick; poets WB Yeats and Thomas Kinsella, and retellings by writers Ulick O’Connor and Marie Heaney.  This slideshow was previously presented by invitation of the University of Ulster at the International Ulidia Conference, University of Ulster, Coleraine in July 09.

TIME: Register from 7.15pm, 7.30pm start. COST: €10  (Free Street Parking from 7pm)
VENUE: United Arts Club, 3 Upper Fitzwilliam Street – Thurs 5 Nov.
Dublin 2 (diagonally opposite Larry Murphy’s Pub, Lower Baggot St.)


Irish Myth in Arts and Popular Culture. – Thurs. 5th November –  All Welcome