The Irish Times, October 30th, 1992

Academy Award-winning Irish director and screenwriter Neil Jordan has donated his personal archive to the National Library of Ireland. Among the ite(...)

Film director Neil Jordan in Galway for the World premiere of The Butcher Boy, 1997. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Academy Award-winning Irish director and screenwriter Neil Jordan has donated his personal archive to the National Library of Ireland. Among the ite(...)

The Irish Times, January 20th, 1995

Academy Award-winning Irish director and screenwriter Neil Jordan has donated his personal archive to the National Library of Ireland. Among the ite(...)

The Irish Times, August 31st, 1996

Academy Award-winning Irish director and screenwriter Neil Jordan has donated his personal archive to the National Library of Ireland. Among the ite(...)

Neil Jordan and Director of the NLI, Dr Sandra Collins, with material from the donation at The National Library of Ireland (NLI). Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

As an aspiring writer before he became a film director, Neil Jordan haunted the National Library of Ireland’s reading room in Kildare Street, Dublin. (...)

A group photograph to mark the final major public event after a full year of campaiging by Waking The Feminists  on The Rosie Hackett Bridge in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

What a difference a couple of years can make. Some top players in Irish theatre are chatting in the Lir Academy of Dramatic Art in Dublin. Anne Clarke(...)

President Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins at the opening of the National Library of Ireland’s exhibition ’Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again’ at the newly created Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre at College Green, Dublin.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The mysteries of the poet’s craft – how a poem is nudged into existence – hold a certain fascination for students and readers of poetry and, perhaps e(...)

Seamus Heaney’s children Catherine, Chris and Mick, and the poet’s widow, Marie Heaney at a piece by artist Maser, Don’t Be Afraid. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Nearly 15 years since they were last used, the large wooden double doors on Westmoreland Street that lead into a wing of the former Houses of Parliame(...)

Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again: President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina at the launch of the new exhibition. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again, the exhibition based on the Nobel laureate poet’s archive, was today formally opened the new Bank of Ireland Cultural(...)

Lucia Joyce: Samuel Beckett kept a photograph of her in her silver fish costume. Photograph: Berenice Abbott/Getty

Lucia Joyce, born to James Joyce and Nora Barnacle in Trieste in 1907, has captured the imagination of many writers and artists as tragic muse. Film-m(...)

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