Eibhear Walshe

Le groupe de recherche en Etudes Irlandaises (EA Prismes)

a le plaisir à vous inviter à notre première conférence ‘Irish Tuesdays’ de l’année 2017-18

‘A Wilde Shaped Silence- Wilde and Ireland ?’

Eibhear Walshe

Salle Prismes

17h30-19h le 17 octobre, 2017

Maison de la Recherche,

6 rue des Irlandais,

75005 Paris

Dr Eibhear Walshe is a senior lecturer in the School of English at University College Cork. His biography Kate O’Brien A Writing Life was published by Irish Academic Press in 2006 Remembered (Four Courts Press: 1999) and The Plays of Teresa Deevy ( Mellen Press: 2003.)  He co-edited, with Brian Cliff Representing the Troubles (Four Courts: 2004) and Molly Keane: Centenary Essays (Four Courts: 2006) with Gwenda Young. His memoir Cissie’s Abattoir was published by Collins Press in 2009, and read on RTE Radio 1 on the Book On One and his study, Oscar’s Shadow was published in 2011 by Cork University Press. His other publications include the edited collections, Ordinary People Dancing: Essays on Kate O’Brien (Cork University Press 1993), Sex, Nation and Dissent,  (Cork University Press: 1997) He edited Elizabeth Bowen’s Selected Irish Writings for Cork University Press in 2011.

His first novel, The Diary of Mary Travers was published in 2014, shortlisted for the Kerry Fiction Prize 2015 and longlisted for the Dublin International Literary Award, 2016.  His study of Colm Toibin , A Different Story, was published by Irish Academic Press in 2013 and his new novel on Handel won an Arts Council Literature Bursary in 2014. Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, co edited with Catherine Marshall, under the editorship of Fintan O’Toole was shortlisted as Irish non fiction book of the year 2016