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The Irish Times
Ireland’s wittiest one-liners, from Oscar Wilde to Father Ted and Michael Collins!topping the poll with no fewer than 100 quotations. Writers, playwrights and po
Ireland’s wittiest one-liners, from Oscar Wilde to Father Ted and Michael Collins!
The Irish Times / Posted 13 hours ago
topping the poll with no fewer than 100 quotations. Writers, playwrights and poets appear to be our wittiest grouping, with George Bernard Shaw and Brendan Behan also featuring extensively. Three quotations from Graham Linehan and Arthur Mathews in... Read more
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The Irish Times
Are you a literary lightweight or big hitter? Quiz answers and winner revealedJames Joyce 12. Quality Street 13. Ernest Hemingway 14. Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Are you a literary lightweight or big hitter? Quiz answers and winner revealed
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
James Joyce 12. Quality Street 13. Ernest Hemingway 14. Sir Ranulph Fiennes 15. Oscar Wilde, James Joyce and George Bernard Shaw (one or all was accepted as correct) 16. Every Breath You Take 17. Ritual Magic 18. Her daughter... Read more
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The Irish Times
How can you help your child to make a difference?opinion that my life belongs to the whole community, and as long as I live it i
How can you help your child to make a difference?
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
opinion that my life belongs to the whole community, and as long as I live it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. George Bernard Shaw As a mental health professional I have always been a big advocate of supporting people in groups rather... Read more
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Irish Central
Celebrating “The Duchess Who Wasn’t” Day - the amazing tale of Margaret Wolfe HungerfordMiss Townsend of Derry House. Thomas Henry was quick to turn down the marriage
Celebrating “The Duchess Who Wasn’t” Day - the amazing tale of Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
Irish Central / Posted 3 days ago
Miss Townsend of Derry House. Thomas Henry was quick to turn down the marriage with Miss Townsend (who would later marry George Bernard Shaw) and his mother was left appalled when he went on to secretly marry his neighbor Margaret in London while... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Better days are already hereweek, my husband and I made our annual trek to Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario,
Better days are already here
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
week, my husband and I made our annual trek to Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario, Canada, for the Shaw Festival, named for George Bernard Shaw. We stayed at the same B&B, walking to each of the three plays we chose to see. The last one we saw -... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jerome Flynn's Travelling Lifespinach right outside the caravan and go for a dip in the sea after filming. D
Jerome Flynn's Travelling Life
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
spinach right outside the caravan and go for a dip in the sea after filming. Dubrovnik has the most beautiful coastline. George Bernard Shaw [the Irish playwright] once described it as "paradise on earth". There is a really scenic rock formation... Read more
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The Irish Times
Sophie Bryant, mathematician and pioneer of education for womensuffragette and pioneer of education for women, also had the distinction of bei
Sophie Bryant, mathematician and pioneer of education for women
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
suffragette and pioneer of education for women, also had the distinction of being described by her friend, the playwright George Bernard Shaw, as having “a literary style that outdid George Eliot’s.” Bryant was born Sophie Willock in Dublin in... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
I've let Trump steal too much of my energy; time to focus on life's joyweek, my husband and I made our annual trek to Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario,
I've let Trump steal too much of my energy; time to focus on life's joy
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
week, my husband and I made our annual trek to Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario, Canada, for the Shaw Festival, named for George Bernard Shaw. We stayed at the same bed and breakfast, walking to each of the three plays we chose to see. The last... Read more
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The Irish Times
Going out: the best of what’s on this weekendMayfair Lady, elevating her humble status into that of a duchess with scant reg
Going out: the best of what’s on this weekend
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
Mayfair Lady, elevating her humble status into that of a duchess with scant regards for social and emotional consequences. George Bernard Shaw could never quite reconcile his didactic satire on class barriers, moral equivocation and the stifling of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Fighter and thinker both — remembering overlooked boxing great Gene TunneyWales to Hemingway, Fitzgerald and Thornton Wilder. And when Gene and Polly wer
Fighter and thinker both — remembering overlooked boxing great Gene Tunney
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Wales to Hemingway, Fitzgerald and Thornton Wilder. And when Gene and Polly were in London, they were invited to lunch by George Bernard Shaw and his wife. Shaw, some 40 years older than Tunney, was a literary heavyweight: a widely influential... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Schultz: Better days already are hereweek, my husband and I made our annual trek to Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario,
Schultz: Better days already are here
Daily Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
week, my husband and I made our annual trek to Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario, Canada, for the Shaw Festival, named for George Bernard Shaw. We stayed at the same B&B, walking to each of the three plays we chose to see. The last one we saw –... Read more
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The Age
Steve Hely - 30 Rock scribe and Melbourne Writers Festival guest - spills the beansListen. It's bad form to betray the secrets of your profession. Professions are
Steve Hely - 30 Rock scribe and Melbourne Writers Festival guest - spills the beans
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
Listen. It's bad form to betray the secrets of your profession. Professions are all conspiracies against the laity. George Bernard Shaw said that, and he was a playwright, which was a kind of primitive form of TV writer before they had TV. So he gets... Read more
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The Mercury News
Dude, Shaw lands in Santa Cruz in uneven 'You Never Can Tell'George Bernard Shaw hits the beach in a bouncy but inconsistent production of "
Dude, Shaw lands in Santa Cruz in uneven 'You Never Can Tell'
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
George Bernard Shaw hits the beach in a bouncy but inconsistent production of "You Never Can Tell," set amid the splash of the Santa Cruz boardwalk. Lisa Peterson's bright but haphazard take on this early Shaw comedy for California Shakespeare... Read more
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The Hindu
Are plays read as widely read as novels.Shakespeare, but as it was taught as a textbook, it took some of the joy of rea
Are plays read as widely read as novels.
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
Shakespeare, but as it was taught as a textbook, it took some of the joy of reading plays. But with playwrights such as George Bernard Shaw, Bertolt Brecht and absurdist playwright Harold Pinter, plays assumed an entertaining dimension. When... Read more
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Wayne Post
Newark Public Library to host Saints and Sinners in Drama book discussion series7 meeting will serve as an introduction to the series. The books for the next m
Newark Public Library to host Saints and Sinners in Drama book discussion series
Wayne Post / Posted 18 days ago
7 meeting will serve as an introduction to the series. The books for the next meetings are “Mrs. Warren’s Profession” by George Bernard Shaw, Oct. 5; “Orpheus Descending” by Tennessee Williams, Nov. 9; “Agnes of God” by John Pielmeier, Dec. 7;... Read more
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Londonist
The Hidden Art Gallery Of Euston RoadTheatre, this towering metal construction stands just across the road from Newt
The Hidden Art Gallery Of Euston Road
Londonist / Posted 18 days ago
Theatre, this towering metal construction stands just across the road from Newton. It's inspired by the play Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw, who lived in St Pancras for a time. It's said to represent a knight's helmet in abstract form,... Read more
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International Business Times
International Youth Day 2016 theme for the year and top 10 quotes Day Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has. – Anita
International Youth Day 2016 theme for the year and top 10 quotes
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
Day Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has. – Anita Brookner Youth is wasted on the young. – George Bernard Shaw The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than... Read more
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CNBC
6 career lessons every 20-something should know"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." — George
6 career lessons every 20-something should know
CNBC / Posted 20 days ago
"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." — George Bernard Shaw Everyone tells you that you need goals in order to succeed. What they don't tell you is just how difficult it is to define your professional goals. As a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Carlow Young Creatives - helping teens to realise their rock’n’roll dreamsThe bands – Reading Light, The Sw1tch, The U.M.Os Unsolved and Hot Contents – a
Carlow Young Creatives - helping teens to realise their rock’n’roll dreams
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
The bands – Reading Light, The Sw1tch, The U.M.Os Unsolved and Hot Contents – are currently rehearsing for a big gig at the George Bernard Shaw Theatre in Carlow on Sunday, the culmination of an intense course and the facilitators’ guidance. “I... Read more
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Raw Story
Trump’s rise aided by same mainstream media failures that enabled Nixon’s dirty deedsor so to stress, very heavily, that nothing I say should be taken seriously. “
Trump’s rise aided by same mainstream media failures that enabled Nixon’s dirty deeds
Raw Story / Posted 21 days ago
or so to stress, very heavily, that nothing I say should be taken seriously. “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach.” George Bernard Shaw said that, for good or ill, and I only mention it here because I’m getting goddamn tired of being... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Jay Tunney on father Gene Tunney: The press people were bound to misunderstand himway he presented himself to the media. He elaborates on stories like these, and
Jay Tunney on father Gene Tunney: The press people were bound to misunderstand him
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 22 days ago
way he presented himself to the media. He elaborates on stories like these, and those of his father’s relationship with the famous playwright, George Bernard Shaw, in his book, The Prizefighter and the Playwright: Gene Tunney and George Bernard S... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
'My Fair Lady' Wows At Bay Street TheaterIt’s a story as old as Ovid, modernized poignantly by George Bernard Shaw as “P
'My Fair Lady' Wows At Bay Street Theater
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 23 days ago
It’s a story as old as Ovid, modernized poignantly by George Bernard Shaw as “Pygmalion.” We know it best as that Lerner and Lowe masterpiece “My Fair Lady.” And at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, the Broadway megahit from the ’50s—and... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Theatre in Ontario: Two options in Stratford and Niagara-on-the-Lakethe works of William Shakespeare and other playwrights, and the Shaw Festival i
Theatre in Ontario: Two options in Stratford and Niagara-on-the-Lake
Calgary Sun / Posted 23 days ago
the works of William Shakespeare and other playwrights, and the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, which focuses on George Bernard Shaw and other works. Here’s a look at your options in these two diverse destinations. THE PLAYS:Stratford... Read more
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Daily Mail
Geordie star Donna Air's 'fake' London accent is ridiculed on Twitterstill affected her, and took particular offence to being labelled Eliza Doolitt
Geordie star Donna Air's 'fake' London accent is ridiculed on Twitter
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
still affected her, and took particular offence to being labelled Eliza Doolittle - the fictional Cockney character in George Bernard Shaw 's Pygmalion who takes elocution lessons to fit in with high society. Donna explained: 'Shaw’s Eliza... Read more
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Daily Mail
Clarence House's famous morning room is revealed in its full gloryA 1773 Chippendale sofa and chair set; 8. A photo of the Queen and Duke of Edin
Clarence House's famous morning room is revealed in its full glory
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
A 1773 Chippendale sofa and chair set; 8. A photo of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh taken in the 1950s; 9. A portrait of George Bernard Shaw by Augustus John; 10. A portrait of the Queen; 11. A mid-century vase; 12. A photo of Prince George's... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Prince Charles opens Clarence House to the public, revealing royal family photographs - and rabbitsof the Royal Collection and have featured in numerous photographs of the Royal
Prince Charles opens Clarence House to the public, revealing royal family photographs - and rabbits
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 29 days ago
of the Royal Collection and have featured in numerous photographs of the Royal family at Clarence House. 8 A portrait of George Bernard Shaw with his eyes closed by Augustus John. 9 A portrait of the young Queen, wearing a blue dress and... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Bubbling mix still captivatesBoth can be witnessed at Hell's Gate, a thermal reserve 15 minutes' drive from
Bubbling mix still captivates
Otago Daily Times / Posted 29 days ago
Both can be witnessed at Hell's Gate, a thermal reserve 15 minutes' drive from the town. I was told how Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw visited the site in the early 1990s and the locals were so taken with him, they allowed him to name... Read more
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Boston Globe
Zelda Fichandler, Arena Stage cofounder and matriarch of regional-theater movement, dies at 91flourish, ‘‘the contraction and imminent death of the art of the theater.’’ Ar
Zelda Fichandler, Arena Stage cofounder and matriarch of regional-theater movement, dies at 91
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
flourish, ‘‘the contraction and imminent death of the art of the theater.’’ Arena presented plays by Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw, embraced contemporary works by Arthur Miller, Jean Anouilh, and Samuel Beckett, and gave second chances... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish Times Best Shops: the competition draws to a closeDublin, there’s a rave review from Laurie Schneider for Coffee to Get Her – a p
Irish Times Best Shops: the competition draws to a close
The Irish Times / Posted 1 months ago
Dublin, there’s a rave review from Laurie Schneider for Coffee to Get Her – a pop-up coffee shop located inside the George Bernard Shaw pub on Richmond Street, which operates Monday to Saturday from 8.30am to 5pm. “Everyone that walks in the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Political discourse today is childlikeGeorge Bernard Shaw has been attributed with this timeless piece of advice, tha
Political discourse today is childlike
Calgary Sun / Posted 1 months ago
George Bernard Shaw has been attributed with this timeless piece of advice, that “you can’t rationally argue out what wasn’t rationally argued in.” And after watching the circus that unfolded over the past couple weeks with the Republican and... Read more
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The Hill
Trump gets media, Clinton to play his tuneCBS poll this week: 31 percent of Americans — less than one-third — have a favo
Trump gets media, Clinton to play his tune
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
CBS poll this week: 31 percent of Americans — less than one-third — have a favorable view of the Democratic nominee. George Bernard Shaw once said, "I learned long ago, never wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes... Read more

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