Myles Dungan of The History Show spoke to Eugene McNulty about Patrick Pearse as playwright yesterday evening. McNulty was one of the editors of the recently published Patrick Pearse: Collected Plays, the first work to give a comprehensive look at how, in the years before he became an icon of the rebellion, Pearse was obsessed with theatre.
To listen to the interview in full, please click here.
On the 29th and 30th of November an international symposium which takes place in St. Patrick’s College in Drumcondra will welcome all those interested in Pearse the playwright and in his plays. To view all the details concerning this symposium including a short piece by McNulty on Pearse, please click here and scroll down until you see the stark and iconic image of Pearse’s sidelong profile.