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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after clash involving large number of youths in Dublin
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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after clash involving large number of youths in Dublin

Mar 27th 2021, 2:25 PM 54,103 Views 47 Comments

One person was hospitalised and later released.

Director of Andre the Giant film on making Vince McMahon cry and the truth about Samuel Beckett
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Director of Andre the Giant film on making Vince McMahon cry and the truth about Samuel Beckett

Apr 16th 2018, 9:47 PM 12,467 Views 2 Comments

The legendary Irish playwright lived down the road from the star.

Controversy as Irish naval ship attends world's largest arms fair in London
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Controversy as Irish naval ship attends world's largest arms fair in London

Sep 13th 2017, 4:15 PM 26,045 Views 84 Comments

The LÉ Samuel Beckett sailed from Cork to be at the event.

Waiting for Godot: The enduring mystery of Samuel Beckett's most famous play
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Waiting for Godot: The enduring mystery of Samuel Beckett's most famous play

Apr 9th 2017, 7:00 PM 20,213 Views 23 Comments

Druid’s production of the play will go on show at The Abbey this month.

Criticism of 'daredevil' who risked his life to climb landmark Dublin bridge
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Criticism of 'daredevil' who risked his life to climb landmark Dublin bridge

Jun 6th 2016, 1:02 PM 37,030 Views 75 Comments

Meanwhile, the Irish Coast Guard has said anyone planning water activities today should take appropriate precautions.

Lamb of God frontman attacked on Dublin quays ahead of 3Arena gig
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Lamb of God frontman attacked on Dublin quays ahead of 3Arena gig

Nov 10th 2015, 8:59 AM 35,574 Views 69 Comments

Randy Blythe said he had his ‘bell rung pretty good’ as he walked near the Samuel Beckett Bridge taking photos.

Poll: Should we start naming naval ships after politicians?
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Poll: Should we start naming naval ships after politicians?

Oct 4th 2015, 8:30 PM 9,301 Views 121 Comments

What next, after the LÉ William Butler Yeats?

Rowdy Roddy Piper's legacy, Britain's barmiest fan and all the week’s best sportswriting
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Rowdy Roddy Piper's legacy, Britain's barmiest fan and all the week’s best sportswriting

Aug 9th 2015, 7:04 PM 7,416 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring a unique take on the recent All-Ireland SFC action.

Ireland's most famous writers have been turned into believable hipsters
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Ireland's most famous writers have been turned into believable hipsters

Mar 20th 2015, 2:15 PM 4,019 Views 0 Comments

James Joyce in a Vampire Weekend t-shirt.

Paris audience in "group hallucination" at the work of one of Ireland's literary giants
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Paris audience in "group hallucination" at the work of one of Ireland's literary giants

Mar 14th 2015, 4:09 PM 14,752 Views 16 Comments

Beckett’s ‘Not I’ is an eight minute breathless monologue.

"How slowly... Love, Sam": Read Beckett's intriguing postcards to his friends
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"How slowly... Love, Sam": Read Beckett's intriguing postcards to his friends

Oct 9th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,357 Views 0 Comments

Trinity has acquired the largest collection of Samuel Beckett letters ever for public sale.

Fleet-wide check under way after asbestos found on Naval ships
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Fleet-wide check under way after asbestos found on Naval ships

Sep 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,002 Views 16 Comments

The LÉ Ciara and LÉ Orla are currently out of action as a specialist contractor removes the potentially lethal substance from the vessels.

Opinion: The cultural influence of Yeats, Beckett and Heaney stretches across the world
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Opinion: The cultural influence of Yeats, Beckett and Heaney stretches across the world

Aug 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 1,370 Views 28 Comments

Culturally, these Irish writers belong to the world – but all of them saw life and used language from an Irish perspective.

"Software issue" to blame for rush-hour closure of major Dublin bridge
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"Software issue" to blame for rush-hour closure of major Dublin bridge

Feb 11th 2014, 10:56 AM 30,845 Views 48 Comments

The Sam Beckett Bridge was due to reopen at 6am after overnight works. However, it only opened at 9am.

From 1000 AD to Samuel Beckett: Dublin’s bridges in 10 fascinating facts…
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From 1000 AD to Samuel Beckett: Dublin’s bridges in 10 fascinating facts…

Oct 9th 2013, 3:01 PM 17,991 Views 36 Comments

One city bridge once had an entire pub fall off of it. Another was driven to Dublin on the back of a truck…

Winona Ryder "saddened" at having to cancel Irish festival appearance
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Winona Ryder "saddened" at having to cancel Irish festival appearance

Aug 15th 2013, 12:20 PM 10,425 Views 15 Comments

The actress was due to appear at the International Beckett Festival but had to pull out due to a sudden bereavement.

Beckett manuscript sells for €1.1 million
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Beckett manuscript sells for €1.1 million

Jul 10th 2013, 4:31 PM 3,138 Views 1 Comment

The 800 page working manuscript is of the Irish playwright Samuel Beckett’s first major novel ‘Murphy’.

Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale
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Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale

Jun 3rd 2013, 2:18 PM 5,331 Views 14 Comments

The handwritten rough draft of the modernist writer’s first novel – described as “one of the most important 20th century working manuscripts” – is expected to fetch up to €1.4 million.

UCC pays big price for a great book
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UCC pays big price for a great book

Jan 17th 2013, 10:27 PM 15,013 Views 41 Comments

The Great Book of Ireland (Leabhar Mór na hÉireann) has been bought by the college for $1 million.