Ireland’s Lost Muses
Celebrating Herstory's 1st birthday at the International Literature Festival Dublin
Date: Thursday, 25 May
Venue: Smock Alley Theatre
Price: €10 / €8
Herstory, which tells the lost life-stories of historical, contemporary and mythological women, celebrates its first birthday with a unique event! What makes a ‘muse’? Join speakers, including historian Dr Mary McAuliffe and author of Wilde's Women Eleanor Fitzsimons, to explore the multi-faceted lives of the women who inspired Yeats, Wilde and Joyce. From Maud Gonne to Nora Barnacle, meet the women you think you know but don't — and discover the fascinating characters once lost by history, now found by Herstory. For a twist, acclaimed contemporary poet Dani Gill will read poetry from her new collection 'After Love', recently published by Salmon Poetry and inspired by her male muse.
Followed by a reception at The Workman's Club, Wellington Quay.
Presented in association with the International Literature Festival Dublin