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Launch of Ulick O’Connors New CD, Words Alone.

Words AloneI produced and achived the original material on this CD due to be released this Friday the 6th of December and it will be available in all good book shops and record store throughout the country as well as online.  The CD will be launched in Hogges Figgis, Dawson Street, Dublin 2, bookstore at 5.30pm on Thursday the 12th of December.  It is a collection of observations on the life and work of Irish writers, that was part of our Artist in Profile feature on the radio programme, The Snug, which was originally broadcast on Newstalk 106-108fm in 2007 and 2008.

Video of Launch of Words Alone:

You are cordially invited to join Ulick O’Connor
at the launch of his new  boxset ‘Words Alone’
in Hodges Figgis on Dawson St.
: Hodges Figgis, Dawson St, Dublin 2
: Thursday 12th December 2013
: 5.30pm
‘This special edition CD set features Ulick O’Connor in conversation with Roger
Greene, profiling some of the great writers of the Irish Literary Renaissance. Using
anecdotes and reciting verse, O’Connor takes the listener on a journey through the
vibrant and colourful lives of his subjects, some of whom he knew on a personal
level such as Oliver St John Gogarty, Brendan Behan and Christy Brown.

Ulick O’Connor – Words Alone. In Conversation on Wilde,Yeats,Joyce & many more – CD Boxset (3 Discs)

Price €19.99

Ulick O’Connor is a biographer, playwright, poet, literary historian and critic. To celebrate his 85 years this release features a unique collection of his interviews, delivered in his inimitable style, chronicling the lives & works of some of literature’s most interesting figures, some of whom he knew personally.Words Alone – Ulick O’Connor – 3CD (Tracklist below)Available to Pre-Order Now. Release date November 22nd 2013.

This 3 CD box set is a wonderful collection of his recitals, anecdotes and insights into the likes of James Joyce & WB Yeats, as he discusses their works with Roger Greene. Dotted with anecdotes and verse, O’Connor takes the listener on a journey through the vibrant and colourful lives of his subjects.These interviews were originally broadcast in 2007 (& subsequent years) on the critically acclaimed show “The Snug”.

Included in this special boxset are:

1. Patrick Kavanagh
2. Christy Brown
3. WB Yeats (a special recording in front of a live audience in Dublin’s Mill Theatre).
4. When You Are Old (Bonus Track)

5. JM Synge
6. Brendan Behan
7. James Joyce

8. Sean O’Casey
9. Lady Gregory
10. Oscar Wilde
11. Oliver St John Gogarty

Available to pre order at the RTE Shop:


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