Davis Now Lectures

Davis Now Lectures

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Davis Now Lectures Sunday 9 August 2020

The RTÉ Radio 1 DAVIS NOW LECTURES podcast presents new or previously broadcast commissioned lectures on timely subjects from Ireland's finest scholars, thinkers and artists. The inspiration for the podcast is the iconic RTÉ THOMAS DAVIS lectures which for over half a century since 1953 featured newly written radio talks on a host of subjects. Listen and subscribe here, or search 'Davis Now Lectures' in your podcast app.

Ailbhe Smyth on Kate O'Brien

In 'Kate O'Brien: Legend in Her Own Time' activist and feminist Smyth covers themes and characters in O'Brien's books - including their bid to be free of conventions and how men are incidental from the 1997 'Kate O'Brien: The Woman and the Writer' birth-centenary series.



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