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#Shakespeare

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?

There’s no excuse for English teachers to get less than 100%.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Shakespeare’s solo authorship of certain plays remains in question' Alternative Facts

Column: 'Shakespeare’s solo authorship of certain plays remains in question'

Who are we really reading when we read a Shakespearean work, writes Rory Loughnane.

13 reasons why Romeo + Juliet meant so much to Irish teens

It’s 20 years old this year, if you can believe it.

From TheJournal.ie Priceless 400-year-old Shakespeare first edition discovered on Scottish island Rare Find

Priceless 400-year-old Shakespeare first edition discovered on Scottish island

The authentication of the First Folio makes it one of the most valuable books in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Actors with Down syndrome challenge stereotypes with Shakespeare performance Give Me A Fair Chance This post contains videos

Watch: Actors with Down syndrome challenge stereotypes with Shakespeare performance

The group spoke to Channel 4 during rehearsals at London’s Globe Theatre.

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: How well do you remember King Lear? Flies To Wanton Boys

QUIZ: How well do you remember King Lear?

The Leaving Cert starts this week – do you remember much from your studies?

From The42 This video of WWE moves into a swimming pool will make your Friday Fun Fun Fun

This video of WWE moves into a swimming pool will make your Friday

“Will somebody stop the damn match?!”

Serious kid reciting Shakespeare meets disaster mid-performance

In the form of a plastic chair.

From TheJournal.ie Gold pants and gender bending... it's Shakespeare, but not as you know it Behind The Scenes This post contains videos

Gold pants and gender bending... it's Shakespeare, but not as you know it

A look behind the scenes at the Abbey Theatre’s new production of Twelfth Night.

From TheJournal.ie 13 phrases invented by Shakespeare that we use every day The World Is Your Oyster

13 phrases invented by Shakespeare that we use every day

It is his birthday, after all.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Thou shalt not laugh’: Bible play banned in Northern Ireland Holy Show

‘Thou shalt not laugh’: Bible play banned in Northern Ireland

A play that was dubbed ‘blasphemous’ has been pulled from a council-run theatre.

Jesus Christ named the number one "historical meme"

Justin Bieber is all the way down at number 8,633. Thank GOD.

These 90s teen movies were actually based on Shakespeare

Like, totally wherefore art thou Romeo, you know?

From TheJournal.ie Can you identify these Irish literary quotations? Pop Quiz

Can you identify these Irish literary quotations?

Go on, give it a go…

From TheJournal.ie One third of British children have never heard of Shakespeare - survey Shakeswho?

One third of British children have never heard of Shakespeare - survey

The survey also found that 5 per cent of people aged 18 to 34 believe that the playwright’s most famous work is Cinderella…

From The42 Here are 21 things you (probably) didn't know about Croatia Fyi

Here are 21 things you (probably) didn't know about Croatia

Find out what links the country with Ireland’s most famous author, among other things.

Oxford scholars uncover Shakespeare's 'co-author'

Oxford University academics say the Bard had a little help on All’s Well that Ends Well – one of his best known plays.

It's Friday so here's a slideshow of donkeys from around the world Donkey Friday This post contains images

Modern language being 'eroded' by Twitter, says actor

Ralph Fiennes believes truncated sentences, sound-bites and Twitter are eroding modern language.

Galway Arts Festival: What to see/hear/watch Galway Arts This post contains videos

Galway Arts Festival: What to see/hear/watch

Heading west for the arts fest? Here’s a video preview of some of the best catches this week…

Have historians found the real-life inspiration for Shakespeare's Ophelia?

The death of a young child in Shakespeare’s home town of Stratford-upon-Avon may have inspired the noted playwright when composing one of his most famous and enduring plays, Hamlet.