Deirdre’s Diary

IFF International Film Festival, Elysium Gallery, Wales

IFF International Film Festival, Elysium Gallery, Wales

"Lucia Joyce: Full Capacity" made its UK premiere at Swansea's Elysium Gallery, in esteemed experimental film company on the opening night of IFF International Film Festival on Wednesday August 12th at 7pm among artists Lily Dean, Shir Handelsman, Alexander Iasenko,...

Phone Call with Mr. Joyce/ Bloomsday 2020

Phone Call with Mr. Joyce/ Bloomsday 2020

It was such an honour to hear my "fabulous work" on Lucia Joyce mentioned in President Michael D Higgins' wonderful Bloomsday Speech yesterday evening.  I am still recovering! President Higgins' speech was extraordinary, not only passionately highlighting the...

Dance Ireland 30th Anniversary Podcasts

Dance Ireland 30th Anniversary Podcasts

Happy 2020! It was a pleasure to interview some of Ireland's greatest dance gurus for Dance Ireland as part of their 30th Anniversary Podcast series, celebrating the founders of the Association of Professional Dancers of Ireland, the seminal organisation out of which...

Happy would-be 112th birthday Lucia Joyce!

Happy would-be 112th birthday Lucia Joyce!

My latest BAI-funded feature radio documentary about Lucia Joyce broadcast on RTE Lyric FM during the week of her July 26th birthday.  She would have been turning 112 years old, high time to  reclaim the much-misunderstood dancer as an artist in her own right,...

Lucia Joyce Short Film & Radio Project underway…

Lucia Joyce Short Film & Radio Project underway…

Thanks to 44 fabulous supporter/funders/believers of our crowdfunding campaign, "Lucia Joyce: Full Capacity", short film starring Evanna Lynch as Lucia, choreographed by Megan Kennedy of Junk Ensemble, with costume by Claire Garvey, photography by Mella Travers, and...