Davis Now Lectures

Davis Now Lectures

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Davis Now Lectures Wednesday 13 May 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.

Máirtín Ó Cadhain by Breandán Ó hEithir | Davis Now Lectures

Journalist and author Ó hEithir catches the thrill and impact of Ó Cadhain's novel Cré na Cille. Set in a graveyard, its occupants, tormented by the slowness of time, are starved of gossip and action from life above ground. 'The Pleasures of Gaelic Literature' 1975/76 series featured writers on a writer in the Irish to which they were drawn.

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