Lucia Joyce

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Reveal helped support  Oona Doherty Doherty’s multi-faceted Hard to be Soft. Photograph: Luca Truffarelli

In 2014 the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Breakthrough Award was presented to Emma Jordan, artistic director of Belfast’s Prime Cut Productions. The £295,0(...)

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(...)

Lucia Joyce

Events in Dublin today will indirectly celebrate the first date between James Joyce and the woman who became his wife, Nora Barnacle. But across the I(...)

Violet Gibson toward the end of her incarceration

For such a simple inscription, her gravestone in a Northampton cemetery is unusual in having both a comma and a full stop.  Neither is strictly n(...)

Ollie Cole performing during First Fortnight 2015

Breaking down the stigma associated with mental health issues is the aim of First Fortnight, Ireland’s only mental health arts festival that kicks off(...)