Trinity College, JM Synge Theatre
Introduced by Richard Downes, RTÉ
Thomas MacDonagh and Pádraig Pearse: Two Teachers, Two Poets, One Revolution.
The role of the poetic imagination in the politics of the Easter Rising.
Prof. Gerald Dawe, poet and Professor of English at Trinity College Dublin and author of War & War’s Alarms.
Rebel Poets and Readings | 1916: Politics and Poetic Language
What lessons can be learned from the poets of the revolutionary period on the basis of the language of their poetry.
Dr Nerys Williams, poet and lecturer in the School of English, Drama and Film at University College Dublin.
Photograph courtesy of the National Museum of Ireland