‘The Playboy of the Western World’

“2021 marks 150 years since the birth of the playwright and poet John Millington Synge.

“Synge’s life may have been short and tragic but it was lived to the full, driven by an open-minded, insatiable intellectual curiosity and respect for his fellow man and for nature. He would become a leading figure in the Irish literary movement and, along with W.B. Yeats and Lady Gregory, a director of the Abbey Theatre.”

Full article here at Irish Central:





Synge biography ‘ A Fool in the Family’


Bernard Moffatt

Assistant General Secretary Celtic League (17th April 2021)

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