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The winner of the inaugural Michel Déon Prize for non-fiction is Breandán Mac Suibhne for his book The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland
The six shortlisted titles for the inaugural Michel Déon Prize for non-fiction has been announced today.
The committee has presented the following programme of events and activities which have been held at the Royal Irish Academy and elsewhere.
Alan Hollinghurst in conversation with Carlo Gébler on Henry James as critic at the Royal Irish Academy on 26 January 2017.
Anne Enright in discussion with European translators of her writing on European Day of Languages and International Translation Day.
Response to the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment’s ‘Draft Specification for Junior Cycle Modern Foreign Languages’Thursday, 7 July 2016
A response to the NCCA with a focus on the rationale, aims, teaching and learning, evaluation of outcomes and other areas of concern.
A report with synopses of speakers' contributions and recommendations.