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Two new five-star hotels for Belfast and Cork

The Irish Times 22 May 2022
You have to grab the title of “Dublin’s newest hotel” while you can, as hotels are springing up in the city like mushrooms. At time of writing, it’s currently the Samuel, a four-star in the docklands, and a five-minute walk to the Samuel Beckett Bridge. Rooms are from €160, but as we’re coming into summer, you’re looking at about €239 per room ... .
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Food for thought – Lara Marlowe on the centenary of the dinner at the Majestic

The Irish Times 22 May 2022
The evening at the Majestic, now the Peninsula Hotel, just a few blocks from the Irish Embassy, has gone down in the annals of 20th-century art, literature, music, and dance ... Samuel Beckett is the only guest missing from the sepia photograph because “he drank too much and was either in the toilet or under the table,” Burgess says ... .
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Irish Cultural Center in all its forms

Swords Today 21 May 2022
The Virgin of Mourning carved in stone, a stele reminiscent of the Irish history of the place, or even a chapel dedicated to St ... Attribution ... For those who are curious about Samuel Beckett’s country, all the activities offered throughout the year, such as the environment and content available to researchers, illustrate this importance ... ....
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Damon Galgut: ‘Conflict is always more interesting than harmony’

Irish Independent 21 May 2022
... found it a very depressing book, while others have told me how much fun they had reading it, and I certainly had a lot of fun writing it.”He says he always liked the subtitle to , by Ireland’s “most extraordinary writer”, Samuel Beckett.
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Samuel Beckett’s childhood home in Foxrock for €3.8m

The Irish Times 19 May 2022
All That Fall, the radio play by Irish novelist, theatre director and poet Samuel Beckett was also called Lovely Day for the Races ... When the Beckett family lived at the imposing Edwardian house, they employed a gardener called Christy, who also gets a mention in the Samuel Beckett play, though as a whip-wielding dung carrier.
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Between Foxrock and a hard place – Frank McNally on Samuel Beckett’s Cooldrinagh

The Irish Times 19 May 2022
No doubt Samuel Beckett was joking when, as reported in our Property section yesterday, he told a later owner of the family’s old Foxrock home ... But residents of “Cooldrinagh” during Beckett’s childhood did include a ghost, at least in the opinion of one of the housemaids, a woman called Bridey, whose belief came to be shared by Beckett’s mother May.
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Aidan Gillen joins Gabriel Byrne's Beckett movie Dance First

RTE 19 May 2022
Game Of Thrones' Aidan Gillen has joined Gabriel Byrne's film, Samuel Beckett biopic called Dance First ... "Samuel Beckett had such a radical influence on modern ...
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Against the Bolaño industry

New Statesman 18 May 2022
The publisher John Calder holds the crown for this kind of nonsense, once describing the 1,100-word text of Samuel Beckett’s Imagination Dead Imagine as “possibly the shortest novel ever published”, but the stewards of the posthumous Bolaño industry are emerging as strong challengers ... In it we meet a prototype of Arturo Belano ... all of them).
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Passport redesign is on the way, as post-Covid processing delays raise holidaymakers’ hackles

Irish Independent 15 May 2022
... of Moher and a representation of the landscape along the River Liffey, with the Dublin Convention Centre, Custom House, Liberty Hall, and Samuel Beckett Bridge.Guidance from the International Civil Aviation Organisation recommends frequent redesigns to prevent against fraud.
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Important Irish art works on show at Paris exhibition

The Irish Times 14 May 2022
Art and Literature ... Image of James Joyce (€80,000–€120,000) and Image of Samuel Beckett (€70,000–€100,000), as does A Sandhill near Tralee Bay, by Jack B Yeats ... The sale, which finishes this Monday, also has works by William Scott, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Rowan Gillespie, Mainie Jellett and W.B. Yeats ... €1,000–€1,500 Whyte’s ... .
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Somewhere in the Body: shining a light on the real Lucia Joyce

The Irish Times 14 May 2022
According to dance historian Deirdre Mulrooney, many accounts of her life are Mills & Boon-style narratives, where the real protagonists are famous male writers, including her father and Samuel Beckett, with whom Lucia had a relationship.
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‘Would you like to visit my grave?’ The farmer planning a home burial

The Irish Times 14 May 2022
I am making my way to his door when I spot it ... The dates are 1949 and 1980 ... One was about Oscar Wilde and the other was by, what’s his name? That fella who went to France? Beckett! Jesus Christ, that was a hard one to read ... I drive away thinking that the fella who went to France – Samuel Beckett – would approve of these plans for multiple “wakes”. .
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‘I was subconsciously hiding it the whole time’ – Conversations with Friends actor Tadhg Murphy on the trauma of losing an eye

Irish Independent 13 May 2022
In fact, he doesn’t remember much about 2020 at all ... Probably ... He got involved in school productions and went on to study drama in Trinity College’s Samuel Beckett Centre.He was touted as ‘one to watch’ when he graduated and has performed on stage at the Gate, the Abbey, the Royal Court and the Young Vic.
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Tadhg Murphy on why he was chosen for ‘Conversations with Friends’, how he lost his eye and what changed with parenthood

Irish Independent 13 May 2022
In fact, he doesn’t remember much about 2020 at all ... Probably ... He got involved in school productions and went on to study drama in Trinity College’s Samuel Beckett Centre.He was touted as ‘one to watch’ when he graduated and has performed on stage at the Gate, the Abbey, the Royal Court and the Young Vic.

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