NEWS & EVENTS

4th International Postgraduate Conference in Irish Studies

Influences, Intersections, Interactions

8-9 September 2017

Celtic Archaeology

Book Donation

  

Celtic Philology

Book Donation

  

Irish University Review

Donation of a complete edition of the journal to our library.

  

METRE: Magazine of Poetry

database of articles and poems
available online 

  

 

Gallery

Book launch and a reading by Kevin Barry

A book launch and a reading by award-winning novelist Kevin Barry, Café Liberál, Prague, 22 November 2016. Kevin’s reading from from City of Bohane was accompanied by extracts from the Czech version by acclaimed translator Alena Dvořáková and a discussion of the difficulties and delights that the novel presents for a translator. The event was part of the EFACIS Irish Itinerary 2016, and was co-hosted by the Centre for Irish Studies of Charles University and Argo Publishers.

IMRAM Festival Dublin

A bilingual gala night of Czech and Irish literature that took place in Dublin on 10 October 2016 as part of the IMRAM festival. Organized by Radvan Markus, Daniela Theinová, Pádraig Ó Liathán and Éamon Ó Ciosáin, it featured a dramatic reading of Breandán Ó hEithir´s radio version of The Good Soldier Švejk, extracts from the Czech translation of Máirtín Ó Cadhain´s Cré na Cille, contemporary poetry in both languages, songs by Kateřina Garcia and many more. For a detailed report, see http://tuairisc.ie/aistriuchan-seicise-de-cre-na-cille-chugainn/

III International Flann O’Brien Conference

Metamorphoses: The III International Flann O’Brien Conference

Irish Theatre and Central Europe conference

11th Annual Irish Theatrical Diaspora Conference, 12-13 September 2014

Seamus Heaney Commemoration

H.E. Alison Kelly, Ambassador of Ireland to the Czech Republic, hosted a bilingual reading of Seamus Heaney’s work in tribute to the poet on 29 April 2014. The event was introduced by Ondřej Pilný and Justin Quinn of the Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University, and a selection of Heaney’s recent work was translated for the occasion by Daniel Soukup, also of Charles University.

Ireland and the Czech Lands: Contacts and Comparisons in History and Culture - book launch

Ireland and the Czech Lands: Contacts and Comparisons in History and Culture, eds. Gerald Power and Ondřej Pilný, was launched in the Krásný ztráty café in Prague on 13 December 2013 by H.E. Alison Kelly, Ambassador of Ireland to the Czech Republic, and prof. Michal Klíma, rector of Metropolitan University in Prague.

International Postgraduate Conference Tradition and Modernity

“Tradition and Modernity”, the third graduate students’ conference hosted by the Centre. In conjunction with EFACIS, September 2013.

An Evening of Irish Literature, Music and Dance

A performance at the Krakonoš theatre in Vysoké nad Jizerou during the 18th annual Prague-Olomouc Irish Studies Workshop, March 2013.

European certificates Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge

The first round of European certificates Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge A1 issued by examiners from National University of Ireland, Maynooth, were handed over to our students in May 2008.

Ambassador’s Award 2008

Ondřej Pilný was presented the Ambassador’s Award 2008

Exhibition on the life and the work of Samuel Beckett

Exhibition on the life and the work of Samuel Beckett co-organised with the Embassy of Ireland to the Czech Republic (April 2006)

Visit of poet Seamus Heaney

Visit of poet Seamus Heaney (2002)

Visit of the President of Ireland

Visit of Dr Mary McAleese, the President of Ireland (1999)

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The Centre of Irish Studies wishes to acknowledge the financial assistance of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ireland. Irish language teaching is funded from a grant awarded by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland. Our special thanks are due to the Embassy of Ireland to the Czech Republic for their unrelenting encouragement and support.