Alice Lyons

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Students at IT Sligo, which launched its new    undergraduate degree, the level eight BA in Writing and Literature

Course profile: IT Sligo’s BA in Writing and Literature Few students were allowed on campuses over the past year. But for many budding students with (...)

Alice Lyons, Kathleen McKenna  and Ellie Lyons in  London. Photograph: EA Lawlor private collection/military archives

ELLIE and ALICE LYONS The sisters Ellie (born September 21st, 1889) and Alice Lyons (born July 30th, 1893), were from Dublin, the daughters of Edward (...)

British  police attacking a farm occupied by Sinn Féin members in Tipperary, frontpage of French newspaper Le petit journal, December 5th, 1920.  Photograph: Leemage/Universal Images Group via Getty

The ability to consider contentious or controversial issues in history from more than one perspective, and to discuss the historical roots of a conten(...)

Alice Lyons: Blends poetry and prose

A short lesson in literary bondage to begin this week’s review. Oulipo is a style that looks to impose certain restrictions on the writing process as (...)

With Mick O’Shea performing at Phonica Seven in Smock Alley Theatre. Photograph: Phonica

At Phonica: One, Sue Rainsford dipped the pages she was reading from and notebooks she kept towards her evolving novella in water, emphasising the flu(...)

Collaboration: Alice Lyons and Orla McHardy made The Polish Language

Poetry films are bursts of sweetness and stimulation. They vary hugely. Some are as simple as a film of the text of a poem, but just as a music video (...)

Mad Men: the TV series has featured work by the wonderful American poet Frank O’Hara

Is this the consequence of an overly optimistic disposition or is poetry everywhere in recent times? Devotees of B(...)

A French landscape by the late Hilton Miller, a beautifully poised composition in the classical manner

Curator Alice Lyons plays with our expectations in titling her current exhibition at The Dock Emerging Artists (...)