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WHILE THE backlash against the Abbey Theatre’s testosterone-fuelled 1916 centenary programme – ‘Waking The Nation’ – was well-ventilated, it turns out that the members of the Arts Council had their own backlash after learning of Fiach MacConghail’s wrangling of U½m from the Department of Arts for the controversial programme Initially, the Abbey had been counting... Read more »

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