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National Heritage Week 2020 – Paul O’Hanrahan performs

National Heritage Week 2020 – Paul O’Hanrahan performs

  National Heritage Week brings together communities, families, organisations, cultural institutions, academics and enthusiasts, to build awareness about the value of heritage and to support its conservation. Taking place in August (15th - 23rd this year),...

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Cristina Abaca introduces us to Jorge Luis Borges

Cristina Abaca introduces us to Jorge Luis Borges

I recently had a quick look at Zoom’s corporate website where I found this statement: ‘Being separated from our teams, our family, and our friends is never easy. But even in the most trying of times, we’ve loved seeing you find new ways to come together on Zoom’. Zoom...

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Robert Walsh asks, ‘What’s the point?’

Robert Walsh asks, ‘What’s the point?’

Well, now that the 'powers that be' are relaxing (note: not removing) Covid imposed restrictions, one wonders how many more Zoom meetings the FJT Wednesday Group will hold before re-joining the real world and reconvening in Fitzies again. I, for one, hope that we...

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Kieran McBride presents some Oliver St. John Gogarty Poems

Kieran McBride presents some Oliver St. John Gogarty Poems

Hmmm… while it seems so benign, there are clearly some worrying aspects to Zoom meetings. Some questions to be asked. Some things that need to be cleared up. For example:  are these meetings secure? If reports are to be believed, there is a grave danger that our...

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Three Joycean Films by Bruce Arnold – a Bloomsday Treat

Three Joycean Films by Bruce Arnold – a Bloomsday Treat

The Friends of Joyce Tower Society (FJT), in collaboration with DLR Lexicon, is delighted to offer you a unique opportunity to see three rarely screened films on the life and work of James Joyce as part of its Virtual Bloomsday celebrations. The films are: 'The...

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Heinz Lechleiter takes us on a Magical Mystery Tour

Heinz Lechleiter takes us on a Magical Mystery Tour

It must be noted that, as our prowess at this Zoom app thingy continues to reach ever higher standards, so too does the quality of our pre-session chitchat. With other members noticing the various alarming and deteriorating coiffure among fellow participants as they...

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FJT Zoom Group – Patricia Cronin introduces JG Farrell

FJT Zoom Group – Patricia Cronin introduces JG Farrell

Well, it’s week whatever of lock-down (seems like years!) and we’re all in dire need of a haircut, we’re going stir crazy and we’re beginning to question the very origins of this pandemic that has changed our lives for the foreseeable future. Cue the conspiracy...

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