Public Lecturer To Mark 150th Anniversary of Birth Of Writer George Russell

The Irish Ambassador to Great Britain, Dan Mulhall will give a lecture to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the major Irish literary figure, who wrote under the pseudonym 'AE' ,on Monday, at 7pm on 10 April at the National Library of Ireland.

Ambassador Dan Mulhall will give a public lecture entitled ‘George Russell (AE): Literary Witness to Irish History’.

Ambassador Mulhall, who has maintained a long-term interest in AE’s life and work, will explore the career of the poet, painter, mystic and prominent public figure.

As part of the lecture, he will also assess AE’s contribution to the shaping of modern Ireland, as a cultural nationalist, an advocate of agricultural co-operation and an editor of two influential journals.

The lecture is free to attend and all are welcome. For more information visit


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