1983 in Ireland - Arts and Literature

Arts and Literature

  • Shaun Davey's orchestral suite for uilleann pipes The Pilgrim is first performed and recorded.
  • Tom Murphy's The Gigli Concert is performed at the Abbey Theatre.
  • Brendan Kennelly's poem sequence Cromwell is published.
  • Dorothy Nelson is awarded the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature for her novel In Night's City.

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