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# shakespeare - Sunday 27 May, 2018

10 random words and phrases you use all the time that were invented by Shakespeare
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# Wordsmith

10 random words and phrases you use all the time that were invented by Shakespeare

May 27th 2018, 9:30 PM 11,647 Views 2 Comments

You’d be surprised.

# shakespeare - Thursday 3 May, 2018

How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?
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From The Daily Edge
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How Well Do You Remember Secondary School Level Shakespeare?

May 3rd 2018, 9:00 PM 9,654 Views 5 Comments

There’s no excuse for English teachers to get less than 100%.

# shakespeare - Monday 1 May, 2017

Column: 'Shakespeare’s solo authorship of certain plays remains in question'
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# Alternative Facts

Column: 'Shakespeare’s solo authorship of certain plays remains in question'

May 1st 2017, 3:30 PM 616 Views 13 Comments

Who are we really reading when we read a Shakespearean work, writes Rory Loughnane.

# shakespeare - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

13 reasons why Romeo + Juliet meant so much to Irish teens
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# Young Hearts Run Free

13 reasons why Romeo + Juliet meant so much to Irish teens

Nov 8th 2016, 9:30 PM 6,450 Views 1 Comment

It’s 20 years old this year, if you can believe it.

# shakespeare - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Priceless 400-year-old Shakespeare first edition discovered on Scottish island
# Rare Find
# Rare Find

Priceless 400-year-old Shakespeare first edition discovered on Scottish island

Apr 7th 2016, 1:10 PM 26,461 Views 32 Comments

The authentication of the First Folio makes it one of the most valuable books in the world.

# shakespeare - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Watch: Actors with Down syndrome challenge stereotypes with Shakespeare performance
# Give Me A Fair Chance
# Give Me A Fair Chance

Watch: Actors with Down syndrome challenge stereotypes with Shakespeare performance

Mar 24th 2016, 12:51 PM 10,725 Views 1 Comment

The group spoke to Channel 4 during rehearsals at London’s Globe Theatre.

# shakespeare - Sunday 31 May, 2015

QUIZ: How well do you remember King Lear?
# Flies To Wanton Boys
# Flies To Wanton Boys

QUIZ: How well do you remember King Lear?

May 31st 2015, 7:00 PM 19,681 Views 67 Comments

The Leaving Cert starts this week – do you remember much from your studies?

# shakespeare - Friday 6 March, 2015

This video of WWE moves into a swimming pool will make your Friday
# Fun Fun Fun
From The42
# Fun Fun Fun

This video of WWE moves into a swimming pool will make your Friday

Mar 6th 2015, 10:34 AM 5,114 Views 7 Comments

“Will somebody stop the damn match?!”

# shakespeare - Monday 15 September, 2014

Serious kid reciting Shakespeare meets disaster mid-performance
# To Be Or Not To Be?
From The Daily Edge
# To Be Or Not To Be?

Serious kid reciting Shakespeare meets disaster mid-performance

Sep 15th 2014, 6:45 PM 2,596 Views 1 Comment

In the form of a plastic chair.

# shakespeare - Monday 5 May, 2014

Gold pants and gender bending... it's Shakespeare, but not as you know it
# Behind The Scenes
# Behind The Scenes

Gold pants and gender bending... it's Shakespeare, but not as you know it

May 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 10,588 Views 7 Comments

A look behind the scenes at the Abbey Theatre’s new production of Twelfth Night.

# shakespeare - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

13 phrases invented by Shakespeare that we use every day
# The World Is Your Oyster
# The World Is Your Oyster

13 phrases invented by Shakespeare that we use every day

Apr 23rd 2014, 6:55 AM 32,170 Views 32 Comments

It is his birthday, after all.

# shakespeare - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Man gets brilliant revenge on Gumtree fraudster by texting him entire works of Shakespeare
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# Sweet Revenge

Man gets brilliant revenge on Gumtree fraudster by texting him entire works of Shakespeare

Mar 19th 2014, 11:42 AM 8,496 Views 2 Comments

Inspired.

# shakespeare - Friday 24 January, 2014

‘Thou shalt not laugh’: Bible play banned in Northern Ireland
# Holy Show
# Holy Show

‘Thou shalt not laugh’: Bible play banned in Northern Ireland

Jan 24th 2014, 10:49 PM 16,464 Views 136 Comments

A play that was dubbed ‘blasphemous’ has been pulled from a council-run theatre.

# shakespeare - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Jesus Christ named the number one "historical meme"
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# One Popular Guy

Jesus Christ named the number one "historical meme"

Dec 11th 2013, 10:57 AM 3,359 Views 3 Comments

Justin Bieber is all the way down at number 8,633. Thank GOD.

# shakespeare - Sunday 29 September, 2013

These 90s teen movies were actually based on Shakespeare
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From The Daily Edge
# Party Bard

These 90s teen movies were actually based on Shakespeare

Sep 29th 2013, 9:30 AM 7,199 Views 2 Comments

Like, totally wherefore art thou Romeo, you know?

# shakespeare - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Can you identify these Irish literary quotations?
# Pop Quiz
# Pop Quiz

Can you identify these Irish literary quotations?

Oct 13th 2012, 9:15 AM 9,647 Views 21 Comments

Go on, give it a go…

# shakespeare - Monday 1 October, 2012

One third of British children have never heard of Shakespeare - survey
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# Shakeswho?

One third of British children have never heard of Shakespeare - survey

Oct 1st 2012, 10:21 AM 4,984 Views 56 Comments

The survey also found that 5 per cent of people aged 18 to 34 believe that the playwright’s most famous work is Cinderella…

# shakespeare - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Here are 21 things you (probably) didn't know about Croatia
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From The42
# Fyi

Here are 21 things you (probably) didn't know about Croatia

Jun 10th 2012, 11:22 AM 2,916 Views 4 Comments

Find out what links the country with Ireland’s most famous author, among other things.

# shakespeare - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Oxford scholars uncover Shakespeare's 'co-author'
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From The Daily Edge
# Shakespeare

Oxford scholars uncover Shakespeare's 'co-author'

Apr 25th 2012, 4:20 PM 4,108 Views 6 Comments

Oxford University academics say the Bard had a little help on All’s Well that Ends Well – one of his best known plays.

# shakespeare - Friday 4 November, 2011

It's Friday so here's a slideshow of donkeys from around the world
# Donkey Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Donkey Friday

It's Friday so here's a slideshow of donkeys from around the world

Nov 4th 2011, 3:04 PM 1,817 Views 10 Comments

Some nice asses here…

# shakespeare - Friday 28 October, 2011

Modern language being 'eroded' by Twitter, says actor
# Dumbing Down
From The Daily Edge
# Dumbing Down

Modern language being 'eroded' by Twitter, says actor

Oct 28th 2011, 3:44 PM 1,303 Views 48 Comments

Ralph Fiennes believes truncated sentences, sound-bites and Twitter are eroding modern language.

# shakespeare - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Galway Arts Festival: What to see/hear/watch
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From The Daily Edge
# Galway Arts

Galway Arts Festival: What to see/hear/watch

Jul 12th 2011, 2:34 PM 386 Views 0 Comments

Heading west for the arts fest? Here’s a video preview of some of the best catches this week…

# shakespeare - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Have historians found the real-life inspiration for Shakespeare's Ophelia?
# To Be Or Not To Be?
From The Daily Edge
# To Be Or Not To Be?

Have historians found the real-life inspiration for Shakespeare's Ophelia?

Jun 8th 2011, 12:03 PM 1,386 Views 2 Comments

The death of a young child in Shakespeare’s home town of Stratford-upon-Avon may have inspired the noted playwright when composing one of his most famous and enduring plays, Hamlet.