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Twinsome Minds in the Derry Journal

Twinsome Minds was mentioned in the Derry Journal Article “‘Twinsome Minds’ on the way to the Nerve Centre” (June 2, 2016)

A new multimedia project on the Easter Rising and First World War, which premiered at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin earlier this year, will open in the Nerve Centre for a one-off performance on Thursday next, June 9 at 8pm.

‘Twinsome Minds,’ which is part of the Northern Ireland-wide Creative Centenaries programme, is a multimedia performed talk with text and moving images by Boston College Professors Richard Kearney and Sheila Gallagher.

Read more at: www.derryjournal.com

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From IrishCentral: Quinnipiac and Irish Hunger Museum to host 1916 Rising events

Via IrishCentral, March 22,2016

On April 4, Quinnipiac will host the lecture, “Twinsome Minds: Recovering 1916 in Images and Stories,” from 5-6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences on the North Haven campus.

Twinsome minds, a phrase from Finnegan’s Wake, is a multimedia performed talk with text by Richard Kearney and images by Sheila Gallagher. The performance re-imagines a series of micro-narratives surrounding 1916 in Dublin and the World War I battlefields of Belgium.

For more information on 1916 Rising events hosted by Quinnipiac and the Irish Hunger Museum’s, visit IrishCentral.com

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Richard Kearney interviewed for the Boston Globe

“Family history in Ireland inspires ‘Twinsome Minds’” in the Boston Globe, February 26, 2016

Richard Kearney was speaks about Twinsome Minds:

While growing up in his native Ireland, Richard Kearney recalls his grandparents describing numerous instances of loved ones, friends, and neighbors caught on opposing sides of Irish-British relations in 1916. In that year, an estimated 485 Irish died in the Easter Rising insurrection to end British rule, while 3,500 Irish soldiers in the British Army were killed at the Battle of the Somme in France during World War I.

Kearney, a resident of Newton and the Charles Seelig Professor in Philosophy at Boston College, believes that the centenary is a cause for commemoration but also reflection toward the future. Both aspects are expressed in the multimedia presentation, ‘Twinsome Minds: Recovering 1916 in Images and Stories’…

Read more at bostonglobe.com

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Twinsome Minds in the Derry Journal
Richard Kearney & Sheila Gallagher on BBC Radio Foyle
Twinsome Minds in the Limerick Leader
From IrishCentral: Quinnipiac and Irish Hunger Museum to host 1916 Rising events
Richard and Sheila
Richard Kearney interviewed for the Boston Globe