Almost 70 years since the University of Buffalo bought the greatest collection of Joycean materials ever assembled, plans are afoot to bring the priceless manuscripts, first editions, notebooks, letters and even canes and eye-glasses of the famed author to Ireland.
Irish writer and director Imelda O'Reilly has just been invited to the Cannes Film Festival where her latest project We're The Kids In America has been selected for development by the Cinefondation Atelier program.
Guinness Archive has preserved records and artifacts, dating from 1759, including photos, and 20,000 individual personnel records of past employees giving a glimpse into the history of St. James's Gate and Guinness' staff.
"Dylan may be our most gifted and enduring lyricist but, like Joyce, he has transcended mere words – he speaks his own language now and its snarls, sighs, and syllables are imbued with a universe of moods and meanings."
Abraham Lincoln died 153 years ago today at Ford’s Theater, cut down by the rabidly pro-slavery actor named John Wilkes Booth. With Lincoln on that fateful night were several Irish, including his driver and valet, who played significant roles.