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Memory and Desire is published in translation

Posted by on Feb 1, 2022 in Uncategorized |

    This year sees a tremendous and welcome project for the work of Val Mulkerns – the translation of her volume of collected short stories in in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Memory and Desire has been translated and published by the University of Banja Luka and is now part of the English Department’s curriculum.   The...

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Anne Enright’s review of Memory & Desire

Posted by on Dec 14, 2016 in Uncategorized |

to read review on the Irish Times website click here Val Mulkerns was a presence on the bookshelves of my childhood home. Her short stories in particular were read with the odd interest we bring to the work of someone close to us. Mulkerns’s husband was a colleague of my father’s in the Civil Service, and she was also a journalist and the mother of a...

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Don’t miss RTE’s Sunday Miscellany, Easter Monday 2016

Posted by on Mar 25, 2016 in Uncategorized |

Don’t miss RTE’s Sunday Miscellany programme this Easter Monday, to be broadcast 9:00am-10:00am, when Val Mulkerns joins other writers and musicians for a programme dedicated to reflections on 1916  as part of RTE’s centenary commemorations. Val will read an essay about her father’s experiences in Frongoch Prison Camp and the 1916...

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Val Mulkerns to read on Easter’s “Sunday Miscellany”

Posted by on Dec 21, 2012 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

No stranger to the long-standing RTE programme, “Sunday Miscellany”, having read many times down the years on the popular Sunday morning show, Val Mulkerns is to read a new piece related to the 1916-2016 commemorations on the show for the coming Easter weekend. The author is the daughter of JJ Mulkerns, a man who fought with the Easter rebels...

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