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Drama On The Northside – The St. James Rejoice Boarding House

‘The St. James Rejoice Boarding House’ by Jack Byrne A half hour radio drama adaptation of James Joyce’s ‘The Boarding House’ from Dubliners, this years Dublin City Libraries ‘One City, One Book’ choice. The storyline is original and deals ...

Drama On The Northside – Gangsters, Donkeys & Spiritual Juice

‘Gangsters, Donkeys & Spiritual Juice’ by Denis Byrne The play is set in Dublin in the 1980s. In a Dublin Northside estate riddled with crime and political corruption a kid named Micko sees a vision of the Virgin Mary. Crowds gather and an idolised ...

Drama on the Northside – Playing for Time

Tue 17th Dec 4.30pm – ‘Playing for Time’ by Henry Hudson Set in a concentration camp in Eastern Europe in early 1945. Levi Esser is a middle-aged Jewish violinist. He plays in the camp orchestra and so avoids the gas chambers. Generations of Esser’s ...