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  • Paperback
  • 112 pages
  • Dancing at Lughnasa
  • Brian Friel
  • English
  • 20 January 2019
  • 0571144799

Dancing at Lughnasa It Is 1936 And Harvest Time In County Donegal In A House Just Outside The Village Of Ballybeg Live The Five Mundy Sisters, Barely Making Ends Meet, Their Ages Ranging From Twenty Six Up To Forty The Two Male Members Of The Household Are Brother Jack, A Missionary Priest, Repatriated From Africa By His Superiors After Twenty Five Years, And The Seven Year Old Child Of The


About the Author: Brian Friel

Brian Friel is a playwright and,recently, director of his own works from Ireland who now resides in County Donegal.Friel was born in Omagh County Tyrone, the son of Patrick Paddy Friel, a primary school teacher and later a borough councillor in Derry, and Mary McLoone, postmistress of Glenties, County Donegal Ulf Dantanus provides the most detail regarding Friel s parents and grandparents Brian Friel is a playwright and,recently, director of his own works from Ireland who now resides in County Donegal.Friel was born in Omagh County Tyrone, the son of Patrick Paddy Friel, a primary school teacher and later a borough councillor in Derry, and Mary McLoone, postmistress of Glenties, County Donegal Ulf Dantanus provides the most detail regarding Friel s parents and grandparents, see Books below He received his education at St Columb s College in Derry and the seminary at St Patrick s College, Maynooth 1945 48 from which he received his B.A., then he received his teacher s training at St Mary s Training College in Belfast, 1949 50 He married Anne Morrison in 1954, with whom he has four daughters and one son they remain married From 1950 until 1960, he worked as a Maths teacher in the Derry primary and intermediate school system, until taking leave in 1960 to live off his savings and pursue a career as writer In 1966, the Friels moved from 13 Malborough Street, Derry to Muff, County Donegal, eventually settling outside Greencastle, County Donegal.He was appointed to the Irish Senate in 1987 and served through 1989 In 1989, BBC Radio launched a Brian Friel Season , a series devoted a six play season to his work, the first living playwright to be so distinguished In 1999 April August , Friel s 70th birthday was celebrated in Dublin with the Friel Festival during which ten of his plays were staged or presented as dramatic readings throughout Dublin in conjunction with the festival were a conference, National Library exhibition, film screenings, outreach programs, pre show talks, and the launching of a special issue of The Irish University Review devoted to the playwright in 1999, he also received a lifetime achievement award from the Irish Times.On 22 January 2006 Friel was presented with a gold Torc by President Mary McAleese in recognition of the fact that the members of Aosd na have elected him a Saoi Only five members of Aosd na can hold this honour at any one time and Friel joined fellow Saoithe Louis leBrocquy, Benedict Kiely d 2007 , Seamus Heaney and Anthony Cronin On acceptance of the gold Torc, Friel quipped, I knew that being made a Saoi, really getting this award, is extreme unction it is a final anointment Aosdana s last rites In November 2008, Queen s University of Belfast announced its intention to build a new theatre complex and research center to be named The Brian Friel Theatre and Centre for Theatre Research