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#Samuel Beckett

# samuel-beckett - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

New James Joyce artefacts and personal letters donated to British university
# Artefacts
# Artefacts

New James Joyce artefacts and personal letters donated to British university

Feb 2nd 2022, 7:45 AM 11,376 Views 14 Comments

Joyce’s grandson, Stephen James Joyce, and his wife Solange, have donated a collection to the University of Reading.

# samuel-beckett - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after clash involving large number of youths in Dublin
# Samuel Beckett
# Samuel Beckett

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after clash involving large number of youths in Dublin

Mar 27th 2021, 2:25 PM 54,165 Views 47 Comments

One person was hospitalised and later released.

# samuel-beckett - Monday 16 April, 2018

Director of Andre the Giant film on making Vince McMahon cry and the truth about Samuel Beckett
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Director of Andre the Giant film on making Vince McMahon cry and the truth about Samuel Beckett

Apr 16th 2018, 9:47 PM 12,692 Views 2 Comments

The legendary Irish playwright lived down the road from the star.

# samuel-beckett - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Controversy as Irish naval ship attends world's largest arms fair in London
# Military Hardware
# Military Hardware

Controversy as Irish naval ship attends world's largest arms fair in London

Sep 13th 2017, 4:15 PM 26,140 Views 84 Comments

The LÉ Samuel Beckett sailed from Cork to be at the event.

# samuel-beckett - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Waiting for Godot: The enduring mystery of Samuel Beckett's most famous play
# Druid Theatre
# Druid Theatre

Waiting for Godot: The enduring mystery of Samuel Beckett's most famous play

Apr 9th 2017, 7:00 PM 21,649 Views 23 Comments

Druid’s production of the play will go on show at The Abbey this month.

# samuel-beckett - Monday 6 June, 2016

Criticism of 'daredevil' who risked his life to climb landmark Dublin bridge
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

Criticism of 'daredevil' who risked his life to climb landmark Dublin bridge

Jun 6th 2016, 1:02 PM 37,065 Views 75 Comments

Meanwhile, the Irish Coast Guard has said anyone planning water activities today should take appropriate precautions.

# samuel-beckett - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Lamb of God frontman attacked on Dublin quays ahead of 3Arena gig
# Taking Photos
# Taking Photos

Lamb of God frontman attacked on Dublin quays ahead of 3Arena gig

Nov 10th 2015, 8:59 AM 35,607 Views 69 Comments

Randy Blythe said he had his ‘bell rung pretty good’ as he walked near the Samuel Beckett Bridge taking photos.

# samuel-beckett - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Poll: Should we start naming naval ships after politicians?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we start naming naval ships after politicians?

Oct 4th 2015, 8:30 PM 9,307 Views 121 Comments

What next, after the LÉ William Butler Yeats?

# samuel-beckett - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Rowdy Roddy Piper's legacy, Britain's barmiest fan and all the week’s best sportswriting
# Essential Reads
From The42
# Essential Reads

Rowdy Roddy Piper's legacy, Britain's barmiest fan and all the week’s best sportswriting

Aug 9th 2015, 7:04 PM 7,442 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring a unique take on the recent All-Ireland SFC action.

# samuel-beckett - Friday 20 March, 2015

Ireland's most famous writers have been turned into believable hipsters
# Uselysses
From The Daily Edge
# Uselysses

Ireland's most famous writers have been turned into believable hipsters

Mar 20th 2015, 2:15 PM 4,068 Views 0 Comments

James Joyce in a Vampire Weekend t-shirt.

# samuel-beckett - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Paris audience in "group hallucination" at the work of one of Ireland's literary giants
# Samuel Beckett
# Samuel Beckett

Paris audience in "group hallucination" at the work of one of Ireland's literary giants

Mar 14th 2015, 4:09 PM 14,762 Views 16 Comments

Beckett’s ‘Not I’ is an eight minute breathless monologue.

# samuel-beckett - Thursday 9 October, 2014

"How slowly... Love, Sam": Read Beckett's intriguing postcards to his friends
# Writing To Godot
# Writing To Godot

"How slowly... Love, Sam": Read Beckett's intriguing postcards to his friends

Oct 9th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,390 Views 0 Comments

Trinity has acquired the largest collection of Samuel Beckett letters ever for public sale.

# samuel-beckett - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Fleet-wide check under way after asbestos found on Naval ships
# Potentially Lethal
# Potentially Lethal

Fleet-wide check under way after asbestos found on Naval ships

Sep 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,017 Views 16 Comments

The LÉ Ciara and LÉ Orla are currently out of action as a specialist contractor removes the potentially lethal substance from the vessels.

# samuel-beckett - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Opinion: The cultural influence of Yeats, Beckett and Heaney stretches across the world
# Irish Sons
# Irish Sons

Opinion: The cultural influence of Yeats, Beckett and Heaney stretches across the world

Aug 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 1,463 Views 28 Comments

Culturally, these Irish writers belong to the world – but all of them saw life and used language from an Irish perspective.

# samuel-beckett - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

"Software issue" to blame for rush-hour closure of major Dublin bridge
# Bridge To Nowhere
# Bridge To Nowhere

"Software issue" to blame for rush-hour closure of major Dublin bridge

Feb 11th 2014, 10:56 AM 30,855 Views 48 Comments

The Sam Beckett Bridge was due to reopen at 6am after overnight works. However, it only opened at 9am.

# samuel-beckett - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

From 1000 AD to Samuel Beckett: Dublin’s bridges in 10 fascinating facts…
# Fair City
# Fair City

From 1000 AD to Samuel Beckett: Dublin’s bridges in 10 fascinating facts…

Oct 9th 2013, 3:01 PM 18,152 Views 36 Comments

One city bridge once had an entire pub fall off of it. Another was driven to Dublin on the back of a truck…

# samuel-beckett - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Winona Ryder "saddened" at having to cancel Irish festival appearance
# Enniskillen
# Enniskillen

Winona Ryder "saddened" at having to cancel Irish festival appearance

Aug 15th 2013, 12:20 PM 10,439 Views 15 Comments

The actress was due to appear at the International Beckett Festival but had to pull out due to a sudden bereavement.

# samuel-beckett - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Beckett manuscript sells for €1.1 million
# Sold
# Sold

Beckett manuscript sells for €1.1 million

Jul 10th 2013, 4:31 PM 3,144 Views 1 Comment

The 800 page working manuscript is of the Irish playwright Samuel Beckett’s first major novel ‘Murphy’.

# samuel-beckett - Monday 3 June, 2013

Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale
# Samuel Beckett
# Samuel Beckett

Original manuscript of Samuel Beckett's first novel for sale

Jun 3rd 2013, 2:18 PM 5,365 Views 14 Comments

The handwritten rough draft of the modernist writer’s first novel – described as “one of the most important 20th century working manuscripts” – is expected to fetch up to €1.4 million.

# samuel-beckett - Thursday 17 January, 2013

UCC pays big price for a great book
# The Great Book Of Ireland
# The Great Book Of Ireland

UCC pays big price for a great book

Jan 17th 2013, 10:27 PM 15,029 Views 41 Comments

The Great Book of Ireland (Leabhar Mór na hÉireann) has been bought by the college for $1 million.