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#Samuel Beckett

From The42 Director of Andre the Giant film on making Vince McMahon cry and the truth about Samuel Beckett Legend This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Controversy as Irish naval ship attends world's largest arms fair in London Military Hardware

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Waiting for Godot: The enduring mystery of Samuel Beckett's most famous play Druid Theatre

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Criticism of 'daredevil' who risked his life to climb landmark Dublin bridge Dangerous

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Lamb of God frontman attacked on Dublin quays ahead of 3Arena gig Taking Photos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we start naming naval ships after politicians? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we start naming naval ships after politicians?

What next, after the LÉ William Butler Yeats?

From The42 Rowdy Roddy Piper's legacy, Britain's barmiest fan and all the week’s best sportswriting Essential Reads

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

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

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

James Joyce in a Vampire Weekend t-shirt.

From TheJournal.ie Paris audience in "group hallucination" at the work of one of Ireland's literary giants Samuel Beckett

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "How slowly... Love, Sam": Read Beckett's intriguing postcards to his friends Writing To Godot

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fleet-wide check under way after asbestos found on Naval ships Potentially Lethal

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The cultural influence of Yeats, Beckett and Heaney stretches across the world Irish Sons

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "Software issue" to blame for rush-hour closure of major Dublin bridge Bridge To Nowhere

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

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

From TheJournal.ie From 1000 AD to Samuel Beckett: Dublin’s bridges in 10 fascinating facts… Fair City

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Winona Ryder "saddened" at having to cancel Irish festival appearance Enniskillen

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Beckett manuscript sells for €1.1 million Sold

Beckett manuscript sells for €1.1 million

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

From TheJournal.ie Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale Samuel Beckett

Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale

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.

From TheJournal.ie UCC pays big price for a great book The Great Book Of Ireland

UCC pays big price for a great book

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