Tag Archives: Ireland

Irish Academy of Letters: Shaw to W.B. Yeats, 1932

Ayot St Lawrence, Welwyn 20th September 1932 My dear Yeats I am against myself as President [of the Irish Academy of Letters]. The President should also be a Resident, and should be a man with a presence who loves gassing … Continue reading

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Gallery of the Month – Augustus John by George Bernard Shaw

May’s object of the month is the portrait of Shaw by Augustus John that now hangs in the Dining Room here at Shaw’s Corner. Shaw sat for it in May 1915, and was not content with being a passive sitter. … Continue reading

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Object of the Month – A letter from Ireland

May’s Object of the Month is this stunning portrait by Augustus John which hangs in the Dining Room here at Shaw’s Corner. Here is Shaw writing from Coole Park in Ireland to Frances Chesterton, storyteller and writer, and the wife … Continue reading

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Gallery of the Month: Ireland at Shaw’s Corner

George “AE” Russell’s lovely Irish landscape is not the only image of Ireland here at Shaw’s Corner. Here are some more objects that would have reminded both Bernard and Charlotte Shaw of their homeland.

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Object of the Month: ‘Irish Landscape’ by AE (George William Russell)

We’re celebrating Shaw’s Irish roots this year with our outdoor theatre production of Shaw’s great Irish play John Bull’s Other Island, which will you’ll be able to see in the garden’s here at Shaw’s Corner 24th – 26th July (booking … Continue reading

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