Roy Foster

Roy Foster

Roy Foster is Emeritus Professor of Irish History at Oxford and Professor of Irish History and Literature at Queen Mary  University of London. He is the author of many prizewinning books, including Modern Ireland 1600-1972, Paddy and Mr Punch,  The Irish Story, Luck and the Irish, the two-volume authorised biography of W.B.Yeats, and most recently Vivid Faces: the revolutionary generation in Ireland 1890-1923. He is also a well known cultural commentator and critic.

A Fanatic Heart: Bob Geldof & Roy Foster

Ballroom Borris House

A FANATIC HEART Bob Geldof talks with Roy Foster about Yeats, the Republic and social revolution in the inaugural ANNUAL DOYLE COLLECTION INTERVIEW. Note: included in Weekend and Sunday Day ticket Borris Ballroom Stage

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Ireland, Europe and the Future of the British Isles: Margaret MacMillan & Roy Foster

The Step House Hotel

BUY NOW Historians Margaret MacMillan (2018 Reith Lecturer) and Oxford Professor Roy Foster discuss the far-reaching implications of Brexit.

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Gothic or What?: Patrick McGrath & Roy Foster

The Chapel

BUY NOW Gothic or What? Patrick McGrath talks madness and menace in his fiction with writer Roy Foster. Note: included in Weekend and Saturday Day ticket Borris Chapel Stage

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