In this episode, Deirdre Sullivan, author of the upcoming Savage Her Reply — a retelling of The Children of Lir — gives us the nuts and bolts of retelling tales, and explains how words can’t be fixed if they aren’t there.
UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life Lecture Series
The UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life is pleased to announce its 2019-20 Public Lecture Series at MoLI. The Centre will present a series of five lectures by philosophers from UCD on pressing ethical questions impacting personal, public and professional spheres. The series will consist of five lectures of 40 minutes duration followed by discussion. The series’ aim is to generate discussion on some of the most important issues facing us today, facilitate exchange of ideas and open up a forum for discussion on ethical issues.
Tuesday, 4 February Professor Brian O’Connor: Work and Idleness
Tuesday, 11 February Professor Maeve Cooke: ‘Ethics in the Age of Climate Change’
Tuesday, 18 February Associate Professor Christopher Cowley: The Ethics of Ignorance and Carelessness
Tuesday, 25 February Professor Rowland Stout: The Role of Empathy in our Moral Life
Tuesday, 24 March Dr Silvia Panizza: Paying Attention
In the second edition of NovelTeens, author Dave Rudden talks about how to create a compelling antagonist for your story. What is it that makes a villain really stand out? And how do they put pressure on your story’s heroes?
In this Bright Sparks Creative Burst explore hidden stories by using everyday junk found around the house to inspire us to create some original pieces of work. With a little inspiration from Sarah Crossan’s #wearethepoets postcards, Sarah Webb uses blackout poetry and highlights words to make a poem. Download the materials to create some poetry or prose of your very own!