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4th July 2008

End of Term 2008

A celebration in Eauzone, one of Sunderland's premier night spots. See Gallery

22nd May 2008

Performing Ireland
A NEICN Seminar with speakers Dr Katie Gough of the University of Glasgow, Dr Melissa Sihra of Trinity College Dublin and Paddy Lyons of the University of Glasgow.

12-15 September 2007 Louis MacNeice: Centenary Conference and Celebration
Queen’s University Belfast
14th - 16th September 2007 New Irelands - Call for conference papers
An interdisciplinary international conference 14-16 September 2007 under the combined auspices of the British Association for Irish Studies, the Institute of Irish Studies and the Department of Politics of the University of Liverpool.
22 - 24th June 2007 Annual Conference of The Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland
University of Glasgow
15th May 2007 Irish Ambassador invited director of NEICN to attend historic occasion
Taoiseach Bertie Ahern addressed a joint session of the House of Commons and the House of Lords at Westminster
3rd May 2007 Paddy Lyons
Paddy Lyons (University of Glasgow) lecture on Brian Friel’s Love Scenes at the Design Centre, University of Sunderland. Hosted by the University of Sunderland and Durham University.
17th March 2007 NEICN Charity Ball
20th February Writers at York, A reading by John Banville
University of York
26th January 2007 Professor Willy Maley, 'Exchanging Pleasantries with the Peasantry: Playboys, Ploughboys, Prostitutes, Protestants and Priests'
13th to 15th December 2006 Universidad de Sevilla – Facultad de Filología
6th EFACIS CONFERENCE: Dreaming the Future, New Horizons / Old Barriers in 21st Century Ireland. Seville, Spain.
25th October 2006 Forum and Debate, Literary Theory: What is it and Do we need it? Professor Terry Eagleton.
23rd October 2006 naugural Lecture: Irish Poetry and the English Language, Professor Stephen Regan, Co-Director of NEICN
10th July 2006 James Joyce study day
29th March 2006 “A Few Shakes of a Bard's Tale: Recent Irish Appropriations of Shakespeare”. Introduced by Professor Kate Chedgzoy, University of Newcastle, and hosted by Professor Willy Maley (University of Glasgow).
22nd February 2006 :“Mrs Harrison’s Petition: a new look at Swift’s Dublin verse” Professor Andrew Carpenter, (University College, Dublin), the University of Durham
21st February 2006

: “A Tale of a Tub as an Irish Text” Professor Andrew Carpenter, (University College, Dublin), the University of Sunderland.

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