Irish Times

Representations of Jews in Irish Literature, a free exhibition examining the portrayal of Jewishness in Ireland through a selection of key Irish-Jewish writing and Irish literature, is being held at the Linen Hall Library, Belfast until January 31st. From the medieval Annals of Inisfallen through centuries of poetry, prose and drama to the present day, the relationship between Jews and Ireland as found in the literary record is studied. It then moves to Waterford Institute of Technology, where it will run for the month of February. It will be launched on February 1st at 6pm by poet Simon Lewis, author of Jewtown.

irishtimes.com/culture/books/paula-meehan-launches-ten-poems-from-ireland-1.2932983

Polish Review of the Project

The project was recently reviewed in Polish at the following site: http://palacwiedzmy.wordpress.com/2014/09/14/crime-fiction-i-baltikon-2014/ This was attended by Barry Montgomery who presented the paper entitled “Ethnicity and Criminality in the Early Irish Picaresque: Richard Head’s The English Rogue Described in the Life of Meriton Latroon (1665)”